Teen Programs


YALSA Top Graphic Novels 2019

Book List – YALSA 2020 Great Graphic Novels for Teens

The official titles of YALSA’s 2020 Great Graphic Novels for Teens list have been announced. | Teens

Forest Park Branch: “Gun violence, equality: The raw concerns of Springfield’s youth” (WWLP)

Outside the Forest Park Library are dozens of lawn signs with the raw concerns of Springfield’s youth.

Springfield Central Library Renovations Completed (WAMC)

A major renovation project has been completed at one of the most historically significant and heavily used public buildings in the city of Springfield, Massachusetts.

Teen Programs

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Super Hero Drinks: Villain Edition – February 21

Make and enjoy a super hero drink – but this time for the villains! | Children and Teens

Zoo on the Go

Zoo on the Go – February 19

Learn about a wide variety of mammals, reptiles, birds, amphibians, and more! | All Ages

Hot Chocolate Taste Test

Hot Chocolate Taste Test – February 18

Try several different hot chocolate mixes, milk options, and marshmallow toppings. | Children, Teens, and Families


Make Slime Party – February 18

Join your friends and learn how to make and customize your very own slime. | Children and Teens

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Anti-Valentine’s Day – February 13

Boycott Valentine’s Day with Anti-Valentine’s Day cards, songs, and snacks. | Teens

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Art Party!

Make art with different surprise supplies each week. | All Ages

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Job Training Information Table

Find out about free job training offered in the Springfield/Holyoke area | Teens 16+ and Adults

Drawing Club for Teens

Drawing Club for Teens

Practice your figure drawing, explore a new technique, or work on a personal project. | Teens


Maker Mondays for Teens at Central

Make stuff at Maker Mondays in Teen Central!


Join us for an afternoon of BINGO, snacks, and fun. | Teens