|Sixteen Acres – 1187 Parker Street – Springfield MA 01129|
1187 Parker Street
Springfield MA 01129
Parking: The library has ample free parking and is handicapped accessible.
PVTA Bus Routes: B17
Manager: Reggie Wilson
Supervisor: Lori Chasen
|The libraries will be closed on the following 2018 / 2019 holidays:|
|January 1, 2019 (Tuesday)||New Year’s Day|
|January 21, 2019 (Monday)||Martin Luther King, Jr. Day|
|February 18, 2019 (Monday)||Presidents’ Day|
|April 15, 2019 (Monday)||Patriot’s Day (MA holiday)|
|April 21, 2019 (Sunday)||Easter: Central Library closed|
|May 27, 2019 (Monday)||Memorial Day|
|July 4, 2019 (Thursday)||Independence Day|
|September 2, 2019 (Monday)||Labor Day|
|October 14, 2019 (Monday)||Columbus Day|
|November 11, 2019 (Monday)||Veterans Day|
|November 27, 2019 (Wednesday)||Thanksgiving Eve: All libraries close at 5 pm|
|November 28, 2019 (Thursday)||Thanksgiving Day|
|December 24, 2019 (Tuesday)||Christmas Eve|
|December 25, 2019 (Wednesday)||Christmas Day|
|December 31, 2019|
|New Year's Eve: All libraries close at 5 pm|
For adults: four internet stations with 30-minute sessions. Quiet study room has four additional computer stations, also with 30-minute sessions. Headphones are not provided. Earbuds are available at the Circulation desk for $1.
Fax Service: Fax service is available. There is a $1 per job charge for a traditional fax. We cannot receive faxes. There is no charge to scan your document to an email address, USB, tablet or smartphone.
To promote neighborhood culture and development, the library makes its community room available for educational, social service, and other organizations. Visit the Meeting Room page for information about booking the Community Room, to review our meeting room rules and policies, and submit a meeting room request.
MassLive highlights Springfield kids’ summer reading totals so far – join our Summer Reading Club to contribute!
Sixteen Acres Branch Friday November 15 | 3:30 – 4:30 PM | Ages 9-12 Show off your artistic ability with food! Decorate a cupcake, and then you’ll be able to eat it! Ages 9-12 welcome!
Learn valuable skills that will help teens relax through movement. | Teens
Maggie Downie, author, speaks about what you can do to reduce and manage pain without drugs or surgery. | Adults and Teens
Join us for a celebration of the Percy Jackson stories. | Children
Author Dr. Patricia Peters Martin talks about her book Well-Come to Retirement: Thriving in Your Third Act. | Adults
Share your favorite recipes in the Sixteen Acres Branch Library’s new cooking club | Adults
Children are invited to read to Cadence, from Bright Spot Reading Buddies, in a small group setting.
Join us for stories, songs, movement, fingerplays, a craft, and playtime. | Children
Grab some needles and yarn, then come join us! Newcomers always welcome. | Adults
Would you like to make changes at the library? Join one of our Teen Advisory Boards and share your ideas. | Teens
If you are looking for a welcoming place to be after school, look no further.
Improve your skills or just enjoy a game. | All Ages
Members are encouraged to share any conversation-provoking history books that they are reading with the group. | Adults
Drop in during open hours to learn and explore at our makerspace! | Children