02/14/2022 – UPDATE
As of today, the library and all branches are resuming regular hours of operation. Public access to computers has been restored. In-person programming continues to be suspended, and masks are still required inside all library locations.
01/03/2022 – Mayor Sarno and HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris Announce Senior Centers and Libraries to Switch to Hybrid Operations – Encourage Residents to Conduct City Business Remotely or Schedule an Appointment –
Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris announced today that due to an alarming and significant increase in COVID-19 cases and out of an abundance of caution, the City of Springfield’s public libraries will switch to hybrid operations.
All neighborhood library branches will suspend programing but will offer pickup services for library patrons.
To see the limited open hours for each branch – mostly afternoons – please click here.
Library patrons may enter their local library to pick up their materials but all in-person programming will be suspended, including computer access and usage.
To see online and take-and-make events, please see our Events Calendar.