Teen Programs


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.

Family Roots In Old Neighborhood Bring Gift To New Library (WAMC)

In recognition of the gift, the library named the children’s reading room in honor of William and Patricia White. This brings the $2 million campaign up to $1.6 million.

Brightwood Library in Springfield offering up 20 books for youngsters to read during Hispanic Heritage Month (Masslive)

Connecting with culture can be done through food and music and family traditions, but it can also be done through literature.

Teen Programs

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Halloween Party with Live Family-Friendly DJ

Join us out on the Museum Quad behind the Central Library for an afternoon of family friendly tunes spun by local Springfield DJ Boogy! All ages.

Cold Iron Chef

Cold Iron Chef – November 27

We provide ingredients, you make a dish! Who will be left standing with the title of Cold Iron Chef? | Teens

Self-Care 101

Self Care 101 for Teens

Make your own calming tea blend, an aromatherapy scrub, and learn journaling skills at this fun session. | Teens

Switch It Up

Switch It Up! – November 9 and 12

As part of International Games Week, come Switch it Up at the library and Smash others in Super Smash Bros! | Teens

Family Game Night

Game On! Family Game Night – November 10

Come for family board games to celebrate International Games Week! All ages.

Chibicon 2021

Chibicon 2021 – November 13-14

Join our our annual celebration of anime and comics culture! | All Ages

Convince Us Reader Challenge

Convince Us! The Reader Challenge

Every month bring your FAVORITE book, and persuade others to read it. Can you? | Teens

Monday Munchies

Monday Munchies

Join us to try out unique snacks and different foods from the around the world. | Teens

Out Spoken Words Poetry Workshops

Out/Spoken Words: Workshops with Springfield’s Poet Laureate

Join a master class with Springfield’s Poet Laureate, Magdalena Gómez, for an introduction to writing and performing poetry! | Teens and Adults

Cooking for Beginners

Cooking for Beginners

Start your culinary journey with our Cooking for Beginners course – separate classes for Teens and Adults! Join us monthly and learn to cook easy meals.