March Activities for Children

Join us for these events and activities at the library in March! | Children

March Events & Activities for Children

Seussabration: Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss

East Forest Park Branch
March 1-11 | Open Hours | Children

We will be celebrating the birthday of Springfield’s own Dr. Seuss whose birthday is on March 2, with many fun activities. Test your knowledge of Dr. Seuss with a Scavenger Hunt. When completed, participants will receive a raffle ticket to win a Dr. Seuss inspired prize. We will also be offering a special Seussy craft. Vote for your favorite Dr. Seuss character!

Seuss-a-Bration Station

Mason Square Branch
Thursday, March 2 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Children

Stop by and celebrate the birthday of children’s author Dr. Seuss. The Seuss-A-Bration station will have games, activities and crafts to help your celebrate.

Game Day

East Springfield BranchIndian Orchard BranchMason Square BranchSixteen Acres Branch
Saturday, March 4 | 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM| All Ages

Brightwood Branch
Thursday, March 16 | 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM | All Ages

Enjoy our wide assortment of table top and board games: from Candy Land and Clue to Uno and Trouble!

Messy Art

Central Library – Children’s Room
Mondays: March 6, 13, 20, 27  | 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Ages 3-5

Join us Mondays in March for some messy, sensory art for preschoolers. We’ll squish, splatter, and splash so please wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.

Register via our online calendar!

Cookies & Canvas

East Springfield Branch
Saturday, March 11 | 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM | Children

What will your masterpiece look like? Come join us for a fun time of creating special seasonal painting. While the paintings are drying stay and enjoy some cookies and cocoa.

Creating a Roblox Avatar

Brightwood Branch
Wednesday, March 21 | 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM | Children & Teens

Do you enjoy Roblox? Do you want to make your own real-life Avatar? Come on down to the Brightwood Branch Library to make those dreams a reality!

March Munchies

Mason Square Branch
Thursday, March 23 | 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Children

Hungry?! Stop by the Mason Square Library to learn how to use an air fryer and eat some tasty treats! Children and families.

Make a mess painting for kids

Forest Park Branch
Friday, March 31 | 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Ages 2-10

Get ready to get messy! Put on your painting clothes and join us for a messy painting party! Choose from a variety of surfaces and types of paints. Use brushes, foam stamps, fingers, or elbows! Try out different textures and tools – what shape would your knee make? Can you use a pencil to paint? The best part – the only mess you’ll have to clean is yourself!