Teen Programs


Increasing Community Internet Access: Introducing Chromebooks

The Library will circulate Google Chromebook laptops for those in the community that do not have computer access at home.

Citywide Mask Mandate Will Expire; At-Home COVID-19 Testing Kit Distribution Centers Consolidated

The City of Springfield mask mandate will expire February 28, 2022. At-home COVID-19 testing kit distribution centers will also be consolidated.

Poetry Workshops, Performance At Springfield City Library: Apply Now For Master Class With Poet Laureate Magdalena Gómez

Applications are now open for women, teen girls, and women-identified people interested in an introduction to writing and performing inviting, exciting, and inspiring poetry. Join this master class with Springfield’s Poet Laureate, Magdalena Gómez.

Teen Programs

Flash Fiction Contest

Flash Fiction Contest – May 2-31

Can you tell a full story in 500 words or less? You have 30 days to figure it out! | Central Library | Teens

Carve Your Own Stamp

Carve Your Own Stamp – May 26

Learn the art of stamp carving, and make your own custom stamp! | Central Library | Teens

June Crafts for Children & Families

June Crafts for Children, Teens, & Families

Crafts and activities at the library in June! | Children, Teens, and Families

Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Make an impact on your local library and community by sharing your ideas for activities and materials. | Central Library & Forest Park | Teens

Discover Your Summer: Events & Activities 2022

Discover Your Summer Events & Activities

Join us for Discover Your Summer: Summer Reading decorating events, kickoff parties, crafts, and more! | All Ages

Tie-Dye Your Pride!

Tie-Dye Your Pride! – June 10

Celebrate Pride Month and the pride you feel by tie-dying pillow cases a rainbow of colors! | Brightwood | Children & Teens

Minecraft Clubs

Build, play, create – and battle zombies, of course! | Forest Park & Indian Orchard | Children & Teens

Paint and Sip for Teens

Paint and Sip for Teens – June 7

Enjoy an afternoon of refreshment and create a masterpiece. Beverages & supplies provided! | Central Library | Teens

Switch It Up!

Switch It Up!

Come Switch It Up at the library and play your choice of Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Mario Kart 8 or Mario Party Superstars! | East Springfield | Teens

Teen Detective's Book Club

Teen Detective’s Book Club

Calling all detectives! Do you love solving a mystery? Join us at the Forest Park Branch once a month to hash out all the clues! | Forest Park | Teens