Wednesday December 2, 2020
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Curbside Pickup Available!

Curbside pickup of items is available with an appointment! Read all about it here: https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/ All book drops are open for returns. If you need to renew items, please call us or email us at ask@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:    413-263-6828 x213  ask@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Mitten Tree

Donations of new mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves may be brought to curbside delivery at any library location during curbside hours. Sealed and unopened hygiene products are also welcome Donated items will be distributed throughout Springfield in mid-December and early January. Thank you!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year Cards for Meals on Wheels

Families are welcome pick up supplies at any Springfield Library location to make New Year cards for homebound Meals on Wheels recipients. Your homemade creations will be safely hand delivered in early January. Call the library to make an appointment to pick up supplies during curbside hours.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Winter Sticky Art - Take and Make

What does winter look like to you? Pick up a kit from the library with all you need to create a winter scene on a sheet of sticky paper. For ages 4 -12. Quantities are limited.

At the following Library locations: Mason Square Branch

CONTACT:  Sara Deignan  413-263-6853  sdeignan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
 
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Knot Just Knitters Live at Lunchtime - ONLINE
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Calling all crocheters and kniters! Drop-by during the lunch hour to do a few rows of needlework. Learn new techniques or helpful tricks of the trade. Visit old friends and make new ones. All skill levels welcome. 18+

No registration required. To join us live online, click here to join on Zoom.

 

 

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Virtual B-I-N-G-O!
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Welcome to Virtual B-I-N-G-O! Make an appointment to pick up your bingo card curbside starting October 28. We'll play bingo on Zoom - everyone's a winner!  For kids ages 5-12. Please register here to get your Zoom link.

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413 263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
There are 15 spaces available.
 
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ONLINE - Books & Brew Discussion Group
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join a lively book discussion with other readers! We will have a video meeting on Zoom, which works best with a smartphone or computer with internet, but calling in via phone is also an option. Please register to receive an invitation to the Zoom meeting. Ages 18+.

Copies of the books will be available for pickup at the East Forest Park branch and most are also available via Hoopla with a Springfield library card. New to Hoopla? Check out this tutorial.

To register or join the email list for this group, contact Grace Larochelle at glarochelle@springfieldlibrary.org

The book for 12/2/2020 is: The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo (ebook or audiobook on Hoopla).

CONTACT:  Grace Larochelle  413-787-6758  glarochelle@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
Thursday December 3, 2020
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Curbside Pickup Available!

Curbside pickup of items is available with an appointment! Read all about it here: https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/ All book drops are open for returns. If you need to renew items, please call us or email us at ask@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:    413-263-6828 x213  ask@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Mitten Tree

Donations of new mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves may be brought to curbside delivery at any library location during curbside hours. Sealed and unopened hygiene products are also welcome Donated items will be distributed throughout Springfield in mid-December and early January. Thank you!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year Cards for Meals on Wheels

Families are welcome pick up supplies at any Springfield Library location to make New Year cards for homebound Meals on Wheels recipients. Your homemade creations will be safely hand delivered in early January. Call the library to make an appointment to pick up supplies during curbside hours.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Winter Sticky Art - Take and Make

What does winter look like to you? Pick up a kit from the library with all you need to create a winter scene on a sheet of sticky paper. For ages 4 -12. Quantities are limited.

At the following Library locations: Mason Square Branch

CONTACT:  Sara Deignan  413-263-6853  sdeignan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
 
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Yogurt Jar Craft: Votive Holder - ONLINE
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Let's get together on Zoom and make a craft using yogurt jars. Call the library to make and appointment to pick up supplies curbside starting November 28 at either East Springfield or Mason Square branches. Spaces are limited to 12 participants. For children aged 5-12. Please register.

For further information or to receive an invitation to the Zoom meeting, please contact Laura Normand at lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413 263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
There are 12 spaces available.
Friday December 4, 2020
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Curbside Pickup Available!

Curbside pickup of items is available with an appointment! Read all about it here: https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/ All book drops are open for returns. If you need to renew items, please call us or email us at ask@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:    413-263-6828 x213  ask@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Mitten Tree

Donations of new mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves may be brought to curbside delivery at any library location during curbside hours. Sealed and unopened hygiene products are also welcome Donated items will be distributed throughout Springfield in mid-December and early January. Thank you!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year Cards for Meals on Wheels

Families are welcome pick up supplies at any Springfield Library location to make New Year cards for homebound Meals on Wheels recipients. Your homemade creations will be safely hand delivered in early January. Call the library to make an appointment to pick up supplies during curbside hours.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Winter Sticky Art - Take and Make

What does winter look like to you? Pick up a kit from the library with all you need to create a winter scene on a sheet of sticky paper. For ages 4 -12. Quantities are limited.

At the following Library locations: Mason Square Branch

CONTACT:  Sara Deignan  413-263-6853  sdeignan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
Saturday December 5, 2020
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Curbside Pickup Available!

Curbside pickup of items is available with an appointment! Read all about it here: https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/ All book drops are open for returns. If you need to renew items, please call us or email us at ask@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:    413-263-6828 x213  ask@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Make A Faux Gingerbread House

Make your own "Gingerbread House" using a cardboard base for the house. Supplies include the house, and felt for the "gingerbread" and "candy" decorations. Make it special by using your own materials found at home. When finished send a picture to tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org to be entered into a raffle to win a special prize! Call East Springfield Branch to pick up your take and make kit curbside. For children.

CONTACT:  Trish LaBroad  (413)263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Mitten Tree

Donations of new mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves may be brought to curbside delivery at any library location during curbside hours. Sealed and unopened hygiene products are also welcome Donated items will be distributed throughout Springfield in mid-December and early January. Thank you!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year Cards for Meals on Wheels

Families are welcome pick up supplies at any Springfield Library location to make New Year cards for homebound Meals on Wheels recipients. Your homemade creations will be safely hand delivered in early January. Call the library to make an appointment to pick up supplies during curbside hours.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Winter Sticky Art - Take and Make

What does winter look like to you? Pick up a kit from the library with all you need to create a winter scene on a sheet of sticky paper. For ages 4 -12. Quantities are limited.

At the following Library locations: Mason Square Branch

CONTACT:  Sara Deignan  413-263-6853  sdeignan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
 
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Paint Like a Pro - ONLINE
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Make a stunning replica of Georgia O’Keeffe’s painting Miracle Flowers. Local artist and arts educator Greg Maichaick guides you through easy steps to recreate the masterwork. Perfect for the beginner or the semi-skilled, this fun and hands-on pastel painting class is a perennial favorite. Space and supplies (provided for pickup) are limited, so sign-up early to save a seat. For the health and safety of everyone, this program is run on Zoom for 2020. 18+

Paint Like a Pro receives funding from the Springfield Cultural Council, and local agency which receives funding from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

CONTACT:  Matthew Vasquez Jaquith  413-263-6828, x221  mjaquith@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
Sunday December 6, 2020
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Curbside Pickup Available!

Curbside pickup of items is available with an appointment! Read all about it here: https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/ All book drops are open for returns. If you need to renew items, please call us or email us at ask@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:    413-263-6828 x213  ask@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Monday December 7, 2020
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Curbside Pickup Available!

Curbside pickup of items is available with an appointment! Read all about it here: https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/ All book drops are open for returns. If you need to renew items, please call us or email us at ask@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:    413-263-6828 x213  ask@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Gingerbread People Art Activity

Fun family art activity. Pick up your Gingerbread People craft kit at our curbside. Decorate your Gingerbread Person with supplies provided or make it even more special by using your own materials found at home.

At the following locations: Brightwood Branch, East Forest Park Branch, East Springfield

CONTACT:  Maureen Tipton  413-263-6836  mtipton@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Make A Faux Gingerbread House

Make your own "Gingerbread House" using a cardboard base for the house. Supplies include the house, and felt for the "gingerbread" and "candy" decorations. Make it special by using your own materials found at home. When finished send a picture to tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org to be entered into a raffle to win a special prize! Call East Springfield Branch to pick up your take and make kit curbside. For children.

CONTACT:  Trish LaBroad  (413)263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Mitten Tree

Donations of new mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves may be brought to curbside delivery at any library location during curbside hours. Sealed and unopened hygiene products are also welcome Donated items will be distributed throughout Springfield in mid-December and early January. Thank you!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year Cards for Meals on Wheels

Families are welcome pick up supplies at any Springfield Library location to make New Year cards for homebound Meals on Wheels recipients. Your homemade creations will be safely hand delivered in early January. Call the library to make an appointment to pick up supplies during curbside hours.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Winter Sticky Art - Take and Make

What does winter look like to you? Pick up a kit from the library with all you need to create a winter scene on a sheet of sticky paper. For ages 4 -12. Quantities are limited.

At the following Library locations: Mason Square Branch

CONTACT:  Sara Deignan  413-263-6853  sdeignan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
 
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Learn the Ukulele - ONLINE
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Learn to play the ukulele in this fun, stress-free three-part class. Instructor Julie Stepanek will have you strumming confidently in no time! For teens aged 12-17. Limited to 15 participants.

Students are expected to attend all three classes. Please register for all three classes below to get your Zoom link.

Need to borrow a ukulele? Call Diane Houle to arrange your curbside pick up after December 1. This program made possible by the Rose Smith Music Fund.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413) 263-6828 x293  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
There are 7 spaces available.
 
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Ukulele Strum-Along - ONLINE
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Come and strum with other ukulele enthusiasts in a fun and relaxed atmosphere guided by the Valley’s Ambassador of the Ukulele, Julie Stepanek. Use your own uke, or borrow one from the Central Library. This Zoom event is scheduled for the first Monday of each month from 7-8:00 p.m. 16+  This program made possible by the Rose Smith Music Fund.

Click here to join the Strum-Along (Zoom link coming soon.)

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828 ex.293  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
Tuesday December 8, 2020
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Curbside Pickup Available!

Curbside pickup of items is available with an appointment! Read all about it here: https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/ All book drops are open for returns. If you need to renew items, please call us or email us at ask@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:    413-263-6828 x213  ask@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Gingerbread People Art Activity

Fun family art activity. Pick up your Gingerbread People craft kit at our curbside. Decorate your Gingerbread Person with supplies provided or make it even more special by using your own materials found at home.

At the following locations: Brightwood Branch, East Forest Park Branch, East Springfield

CONTACT:  Maureen Tipton  413-263-6836  mtipton@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Make A Faux Gingerbread House

Make your own "Gingerbread House" using a cardboard base for the house. Supplies include the house, and felt for the "gingerbread" and "candy" decorations. Make it special by using your own materials found at home. When finished send a picture to tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org to be entered into a raffle to win a special prize! Call East Springfield Branch to pick up your take and make kit curbside. For children.

CONTACT:  Trish LaBroad  (413)263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Mitten Tree

Donations of new mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves may be brought to curbside delivery at any library location during curbside hours. Sealed and unopened hygiene products are also welcome Donated items will be distributed throughout Springfield in mid-December and early January. Thank you!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year Cards for Meals on Wheels

Families are welcome pick up supplies at any Springfield Library location to make New Year cards for homebound Meals on Wheels recipients. Your homemade creations will be safely hand delivered in early January. Call the library to make an appointment to pick up supplies during curbside hours.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Winter Sticky Art - Take and Make

What does winter look like to you? Pick up a kit from the library with all you need to create a winter scene on a sheet of sticky paper. For ages 4 -12. Quantities are limited.

At the following Library locations: Mason Square Branch

CONTACT:  Sara Deignan  413-263-6853  sdeignan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
 
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Afterthoughts Book Discussion Group - ONLINE
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Explore great books, join in on a lively discussion, and meet others who enjoy reading too. New members are always welcome. Meets at Noon on the second Tuesday of every month. Library copies of the book are available for curbside pickup. | Adults

This month's selection is Little Faith by Nickolas Butler (2019) fiction. 

For further information or to receive an invitation to the Zoom meeting, please contact Lisa Lipshires at llipshires@springfieldlibrary.org

CONTACT:  Lisa Lipshires  413-263-6828 ext 395  llipshires@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
Wednesday December 9, 2020
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Curbside Pickup Available!

Curbside pickup of items is available with an appointment! Read all about it here: https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/ All book drops are open for returns. If you need to renew items, please call us or email us at ask@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:    413-263-6828 x213  ask@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Gingerbread People Art Activity

Fun family art activity. Pick up your Gingerbread People craft kit at our curbside. Decorate your Gingerbread Person with supplies provided or make it even more special by using your own materials found at home.

At the following locations: Brightwood Branch, East Forest Park Branch, East Springfield

CONTACT:  Maureen Tipton  413-263-6836  mtipton@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Make A Faux Gingerbread House

Make your own "Gingerbread House" using a cardboard base for the house. Supplies include the house, and felt for the "gingerbread" and "candy" decorations. Make it special by using your own materials found at home. When finished send a picture to tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org to be entered into a raffle to win a special prize! Call East Springfield Branch to pick up your take and make kit curbside. For children.

CONTACT:  Trish LaBroad  (413)263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Mitten Tree

Donations of new mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves may be brought to curbside delivery at any library location during curbside hours. Sealed and unopened hygiene products are also welcome Donated items will be distributed throughout Springfield in mid-December and early January. Thank you!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year Cards for Meals on Wheels

Families are welcome pick up supplies at any Springfield Library location to make New Year cards for homebound Meals on Wheels recipients. Your homemade creations will be safely hand delivered in early January. Call the library to make an appointment to pick up supplies during curbside hours.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Winter Sticky Art - Take and Make

What does winter look like to you? Pick up a kit from the library with all you need to create a winter scene on a sheet of sticky paper. For ages 4 -12. Quantities are limited.

At the following Library locations: Mason Square Branch

CONTACT:  Sara Deignan  413-263-6853  sdeignan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
 
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Knot Just Knitters Live at Lunchtime - ONLINE
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Calling all crocheters and kniters! Drop-by during the lunch hour to do a few rows of needlework. Learn new techniques or helpful tricks of the trade. Visit old friends and make new ones. All skill levels welcome. 18+

No registration required.To join the Zoom session, please click here.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Learn the Ukulele - ONLINE
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Learn to play the ukulele in this fun, stress-free three-part class. Instructor Julie Stepanek will have you strumming confidently in no time! For teens aged 12-17. Limited to 15 participants.

Students are expected to attend all three classes. Please register for all three classes at the Dec 7 class listing to get your Zoom link.

Need to borrow a ukulele? Call Diane Houle to arrange your curbside pick up after December 1. This program made possible by the Rose Smith Music Fund.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413) 263-6828 x293  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
Thursday December 10, 2020
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Curbside Pickup Available!

Curbside pickup of items is available with an appointment! Read all about it here: https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/ All book drops are open for returns. If you need to renew items, please call us or email us at ask@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:    413-263-6828 x213  ask@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Gingerbread People Art Activity

Fun family art activity. Pick up your Gingerbread People craft kit at our curbside. Decorate your Gingerbread Person with supplies provided or make it even more special by using your own materials found at home.

At the following locations: Brightwood Branch, East Forest Park Branch, East Springfield

CONTACT:  Maureen Tipton  413-263-6836  mtipton@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
holiday_gingerbread_man.png
Make A Faux Gingerbread House

Make your own "Gingerbread House" using a cardboard base for the house. Supplies include the house, and felt for the "gingerbread" and "candy" decorations. Make it special by using your own materials found at home. When finished send a picture to tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org to be entered into a raffle to win a special prize! Call East Springfield Branch to pick up your take and make kit curbside. For children.

CONTACT:  Trish LaBroad  (413)263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Mitten Tree

Donations of new mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves may be brought to curbside delivery at any library location during curbside hours. Sealed and unopened hygiene products are also welcome Donated items will be distributed throughout Springfield in mid-December and early January. Thank you!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year Cards for Meals on Wheels

Families are welcome pick up supplies at any Springfield Library location to make New Year cards for homebound Meals on Wheels recipients. Your homemade creations will be safely hand delivered in early January. Call the library to make an appointment to pick up supplies during curbside hours.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Winter Sticky Art - Take and Make

What does winter look like to you? Pick up a kit from the library with all you need to create a winter scene on a sheet of sticky paper. For ages 4 -12. Quantities are limited.

At the following Library locations: Mason Square Branch

CONTACT:  Sara Deignan  413-263-6853  sdeignan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
Friday December 11, 2020
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Curbside Pickup Available!

Curbside pickup of items is available with an appointment! Read all about it here: https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/ All book drops are open for returns. If you need to renew items, please call us or email us at ask@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:    413-263-6828 x213  ask@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
holiday_gingerbread_man.png
Gingerbread People Art Activity

Fun family art activity. Pick up your Gingerbread People craft kit at our curbside. Decorate your Gingerbread Person with supplies provided or make it even more special by using your own materials found at home.

At the following locations: Brightwood Branch, East Forest Park Branch, East Springfield

CONTACT:  Maureen Tipton  413-263-6836  mtipton@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
holiday_gingerbread_man.png
Make A Faux Gingerbread House

Make your own "Gingerbread House" using a cardboard base for the house. Supplies include the house, and felt for the "gingerbread" and "candy" decorations. Make it special by using your own materials found at home. When finished send a picture to tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org to be entered into a raffle to win a special prize! Call East Springfield Branch to pick up your take and make kit curbside. For children.

CONTACT:  Trish LaBroad  (413)263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Mitten Tree

Donations of new mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves may be brought to curbside delivery at any library location during curbside hours. Sealed and unopened hygiene products are also welcome Donated items will be distributed throughout Springfield in mid-December and early January. Thank you!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year Cards for Meals on Wheels

Families are welcome pick up supplies at any Springfield Library location to make New Year cards for homebound Meals on Wheels recipients. Your homemade creations will be safely hand delivered in early January. Call the library to make an appointment to pick up supplies during curbside hours.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Winter Sticky Art - Take and Make

What does winter look like to you? Pick up a kit from the library with all you need to create a winter scene on a sheet of sticky paper. For ages 4 -12. Quantities are limited.

At the following Library locations: Mason Square Branch

CONTACT:  Sara Deignan  413-263-6853  sdeignan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
Saturday December 12, 2020
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Curbside Pickup Available!

Curbside pickup of items is available with an appointment! Read all about it here: https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/ All book drops are open for returns. If you need to renew items, please call us or email us at ask@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:    413-263-6828 x213  ask@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Gingerbread People Art Activity

Fun family art activity. Pick up your Gingerbread People craft kit at our curbside. Decorate your Gingerbread Person with supplies provided or make it even more special by using your own materials found at home.

At the following locations: Brightwood Branch, East Forest Park Branch, East Springfield

CONTACT:  Maureen Tipton  413-263-6836  mtipton@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Make A Faux Gingerbread House

Make your own "Gingerbread House" using a cardboard base for the house. Supplies include the house, and felt for the "gingerbread" and "candy" decorations. Make it special by using your own materials found at home. When finished send a picture to tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org to be entered into a raffle to win a special prize! Call East Springfield Branch to pick up your take and make kit curbside. For children.

CONTACT:  Trish LaBroad  (413)263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Mitten Tree

Donations of new mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves may be brought to curbside delivery at any library location during curbside hours. Sealed and unopened hygiene products are also welcome Donated items will be distributed throughout Springfield in mid-December and early January. Thank you!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year Cards for Meals on Wheels

Families are welcome pick up supplies at any Springfield Library location to make New Year cards for homebound Meals on Wheels recipients. Your homemade creations will be safely hand delivered in early January. Call the library to make an appointment to pick up supplies during curbside hours.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Winter Sticky Art - Take and Make

What does winter look like to you? Pick up a kit from the library with all you need to create a winter scene on a sheet of sticky paper. For ages 4 -12. Quantities are limited.

At the following Library locations: Mason Square Branch

CONTACT:  Sara Deignan  413-263-6853  sdeignan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
 
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Learn the Ukulele - ONLINE
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Learn to play the ukulele in this fun, stress-free three-part class. Instructor Julie Stepanek will have you strumming confidently in no time! For teens aged 12-17. Limited to 15 participants.

Students are expected to attend all three classes. Please register for all three classes at the Dec 7 class listing to get your Zoom link.

Need to borrow a ukulele? Call Diane Houle to arrange your curbside pick up after December 1. This program made possible by the Rose Smith Music Fund.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413) 263-6828 x293  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
Sunday December 13, 2020
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Curbside Pickup Available!

Curbside pickup of items is available with an appointment! Read all about it here: https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/ All book drops are open for returns. If you need to renew items, please call us or email us at ask@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:    413-263-6828 x213  ask@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Monday December 14, 2020
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Curbside Pickup Available!

Curbside pickup of items is available with an appointment! Read all about it here: https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/ All book drops are open for returns. If you need to renew items, please call us or email us at ask@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:    413-263-6828 x213  ask@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Gingerbread People Art Activity

Fun family art activity. Pick up your Gingerbread People craft kit at our curbside. Decorate your Gingerbread Person with supplies provided or make it even more special by using your own materials found at home.

At the following locations: Brightwood Branch, East Forest Park Branch, East Springfield

CONTACT:  Maureen Tipton  413-263-6836  mtipton@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Make A Faux Gingerbread House

Make your own "Gingerbread House" using a cardboard base for the house. Supplies include the house, and felt for the "gingerbread" and "candy" decorations. Make it special by using your own materials found at home. When finished send a picture to tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org to be entered into a raffle to win a special prize! Call East Springfield Branch to pick up your take and make kit curbside. For children.

CONTACT:  Trish LaBroad  (413)263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Mitten Tree

Donations of new mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves may be brought to curbside delivery at any library location during curbside hours. Sealed and unopened hygiene products are also welcome Donated items will be distributed throughout Springfield in mid-December and early January. Thank you!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year Cards for Meals on Wheels

Families are welcome pick up supplies at any Springfield Library location to make New Year cards for homebound Meals on Wheels recipients. Your homemade creations will be safely hand delivered in early January. Call the library to make an appointment to pick up supplies during curbside hours.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Tuesday December 15, 2020
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Curbside Pickup Available!

Curbside pickup of items is available with an appointment! Read all about it here: https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/ All book drops are open for returns. If you need to renew items, please call us or email us at ask@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:    413-263-6828 x213  ask@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Gingerbread People Art Activity

Fun family art activity. Pick up your Gingerbread People craft kit at our curbside. Decorate your Gingerbread Person with supplies provided or make it even more special by using your own materials found at home.

At the following locations: Brightwood Branch, East Forest Park Branch, East Springfield

CONTACT:  Maureen Tipton  413-263-6836  mtipton@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Make A Faux Gingerbread House

Make your own "Gingerbread House" using a cardboard base for the house. Supplies include the house, and felt for the "gingerbread" and "candy" decorations. Make it special by using your own materials found at home. When finished send a picture to tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org to be entered into a raffle to win a special prize! Call East Springfield Branch to pick up your take and make kit curbside. For children.

CONTACT:  Trish LaBroad  (413)263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Mitten Tree

Donations of new mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves may be brought to curbside delivery at any library location during curbside hours. Sealed and unopened hygiene products are also welcome Donated items will be distributed throughout Springfield in mid-December and early January. Thank you!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year Cards for Meals on Wheels

Families are welcome pick up supplies at any Springfield Library location to make New Year cards for homebound Meals on Wheels recipients. Your homemade creations will be safely hand delivered in early January. Call the library to make an appointment to pick up supplies during curbside hours.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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What's Cooking Cookbook Club - ONLINE
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join the Cookbook Club’s discussion to improve your cooking skills, share great recipes, hear about the latest new cookbooks, and more.

The group meets online with both email and in Zoom. If you wold like to be a part of the discussion, please contact librarian Gary Pysznik at gpysznik@springfieldlibrary.org for information on how to join.

CONTACT:  Gary Pysznik  413-263-6828 x395  gpysznik@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
Wednesday December 16, 2020
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Curbside Pickup Available!

Curbside pickup of items is available with an appointment! Read all about it here: https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/ All book drops are open for returns. If you need to renew items, please call us or email us at ask@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:    413-263-6828 x213  ask@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Gingerbread People Art Activity

Fun family art activity. Pick up your Gingerbread People craft kit at our curbside. Decorate your Gingerbread Person with supplies provided or make it even more special by using your own materials found at home.

At the following locations: Brightwood Branch, East Forest Park Branch, East Springfield

CONTACT:  Maureen Tipton  413-263-6836  mtipton@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Make A Faux Gingerbread House

Make your own "Gingerbread House" using a cardboard base for the house. Supplies include the house, and felt for the "gingerbread" and "candy" decorations. Make it special by using your own materials found at home. When finished send a picture to tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org to be entered into a raffle to win a special prize! Call East Springfield Branch to pick up your take and make kit curbside. For children.

CONTACT:  Trish LaBroad  (413)263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Mitten Tree

Donations of new mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves may be brought to curbside delivery at any library location during curbside hours. Sealed and unopened hygiene products are also welcome Donated items will be distributed throughout Springfield in mid-December and early January. Thank you!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year Cards for Meals on Wheels

Families are welcome pick up supplies at any Springfield Library location to make New Year cards for homebound Meals on Wheels recipients. Your homemade creations will be safely hand delivered in early January. Call the library to make an appointment to pick up supplies during curbside hours.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Knot Just Knitters Live at Lunchtime - ONLINE
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Calling all crocheters and kniters! Drop-by during the lunch hour to do a few rows of needlework. Learn new techniques or helpful tricks of the trade. Visit old friends and make new ones. All skill levels welcome. 18+

No registration required. To join the Zoom session, please click here.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Paint Like a Pro - ONLINE
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Make a stunning replica of Georgia O’Keeffe’s painting Miracle Flowers. Local artist and arts educator Greg Maichaick guides you through easy steps to recreate the masterwork. Perfect for the beginner or the semi-skilled, this fun and hands-on pastel painting class is a perennial favorite. Space and supplies (provided for pickup) are limited, so sign-up early to save a seat. For the health and safety of everyone, this program is run on Zoom for 2020. 18+

Paint Like a Pro receives funding from the Springfield Cultural Council, and local agency which receives funding from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

CONTACT:  Matthew Vasquez Jaquith  413-263-6828, x221  mjaquith@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
Thursday December 17, 2020
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Curbside Pickup Available!

Curbside pickup of items is available with an appointment! Read all about it here: https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/ All book drops are open for returns. If you need to renew items, please call us or email us at ask@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:    413-263-6828 x213  ask@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Gingerbread People Art Activity

Fun family art activity. Pick up your Gingerbread People craft kit at our curbside. Decorate your Gingerbread Person with supplies provided or make it even more special by using your own materials found at home.

At the following locations: Brightwood Branch, East Forest Park Branch, East Springfield

CONTACT:  Maureen Tipton  413-263-6836  mtipton@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Make A Faux Gingerbread House

Make your own "Gingerbread House" using a cardboard base for the house. Supplies include the house, and felt for the "gingerbread" and "candy" decorations. Make it special by using your own materials found at home. When finished send a picture to tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org to be entered into a raffle to win a special prize! Call East Springfield Branch to pick up your take and make kit curbside. For children.

CONTACT:  Trish LaBroad  (413)263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Mitten Tree

Donations of new mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves may be brought to curbside delivery at any library location during curbside hours. Sealed and unopened hygiene products are also welcome Donated items will be distributed throughout Springfield in mid-December and early January. Thank you!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year Cards for Meals on Wheels

Families are welcome pick up supplies at any Springfield Library location to make New Year cards for homebound Meals on Wheels recipients. Your homemade creations will be safely hand delivered in early January. Call the library to make an appointment to pick up supplies during curbside hours.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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123 Andrés Online Family Concert / Concierto bilingüe en vivo para familias
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Latin Grammy-winning music duo 123 Andrés are bringing their bilingual tunes and irresistible Latin beats right to your home and will get you up, moving and laughing. Get ready to enjoy catchy tunes, in both Spanish and English, and an interactive show! These events will take place on our Library's Facebook page--no registration required! 123 Andrés is brought to you by the Rose Smith Music Fund.

El dúo musical 123 Andrés, ganador de un Grammy Latino, traerá sus melodías bilingües y sus irresistibles ritmos latinos directamente a su casa y le hará levantarse, moverse y reírse. ¡Prepárese para disfrutar de melodías pegadizas, tanto en español como en inglés, y de un programa interactivo!
Estos eventos se llevarán a cabo en la página de Facebook de nuestra biblioteca -- ¡sin necesidad de registrarse! 123 Andrés se presenta gracias al Fondo de Música Rose Smith.

Thurs, Dec 17 at 10am ET - https://www.facebook.com/events/1391074404396363

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Yogurt Jar Craft: - ONLINE
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Let's get together on Zoom and make a craft using yogurt jars. Call the library to make and appointment to pick up supplies curbside starting November 28 at either East Springfield or Mason Square branches. Spaces are limited to 12 participants. For children aged 5-12. Please register below.

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413 263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
There are 12 spaces available.
Friday December 18, 2020
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Curbside Pickup Available!

Curbside pickup of items is available with an appointment! Read all about it here: https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/ All book drops are open for returns. If you need to renew items, please call us or email us at ask@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:    413-263-6828 x213  ask@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Gingerbread People Art Activity

Fun family art activity. Pick up your Gingerbread People craft kit at our curbside. Decorate your Gingerbread Person with supplies provided or make it even more special by using your own materials found at home.

At the following locations: Brightwood Branch, East Forest Park Branch, East Springfield

CONTACT:  Maureen Tipton  413-263-6836  mtipton@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Make A Faux Gingerbread House

Make your own "Gingerbread House" using a cardboard base for the house. Supplies include the house, and felt for the "gingerbread" and "candy" decorations. Make it special by using your own materials found at home. When finished send a picture to tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org to be entered into a raffle to win a special prize! Call East Springfield Branch to pick up your take and make kit curbside. For children.

CONTACT:  Trish LaBroad  (413)263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Mitten Tree

Donations of new mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves may be brought to curbside delivery at any library location during curbside hours. Sealed and unopened hygiene products are also welcome Donated items will be distributed throughout Springfield in mid-December and early January. Thank you!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year Cards for Meals on Wheels

Families are welcome pick up supplies at any Springfield Library location to make New Year cards for homebound Meals on Wheels recipients. Your homemade creations will be safely hand delivered in early January. Call the library to make an appointment to pick up supplies during curbside hours.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Now You're Cooking! - ONLINE
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Calling all cooks! Discuss and share your favorite recipes and cooking tips online in this social cooking club. Newcomers are always welcomed. 18+

This group meets online, mostly with email. For more information and to join the group, please contact Reggie Wilson at rwilson@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:  Reggie Wilson  413-263-6858  rwilson@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
Saturday December 19, 2020
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Curbside Pickup Available!

Curbside pickup of items is available with an appointment! Read all about it here: https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/ All book drops are open for returns. If you need to renew items, please call us or email us at ask@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:    413-263-6828 x213  ask@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Gingerbread People Art Activity

Fun family art activity. Pick up your Gingerbread People craft kit at our curbside. Decorate your Gingerbread Person with supplies provided or make it even more special by using your own materials found at home.

At the following locations: Brightwood Branch, East Forest Park Branch, East Springfield

CONTACT:  Maureen Tipton  413-263-6836  mtipton@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Make A Faux Gingerbread House

Make your own "Gingerbread House" using a cardboard base for the house. Supplies include the house, and felt for the "gingerbread" and "candy" decorations. Make it special by using your own materials found at home. When finished send a picture to tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org to be entered into a raffle to win a special prize! Call East Springfield Branch to pick up your take and make kit curbside. For children.

CONTACT:  Trish LaBroad  (413)263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Mitten Tree

Donations of new mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves may be brought to curbside delivery at any library location during curbside hours. Sealed and unopened hygiene products are also welcome Donated items will be distributed throughout Springfield in mid-December and early January. Thank you!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year Cards for Meals on Wheels

Families are welcome pick up supplies at any Springfield Library location to make New Year cards for homebound Meals on Wheels recipients. Your homemade creations will be safely hand delivered in early January. Call the library to make an appointment to pick up supplies during curbside hours.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Sunday December 20, 2020
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Curbside Pickup Available!

Curbside pickup of items is available with an appointment! Read all about it here: https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/ All book drops are open for returns. If you need to renew items, please call us or email us at ask@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:    413-263-6828 x213  ask@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Monday December 21, 2020
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Curbside Pickup Available!

Curbside pickup of items is available with an appointment! Read all about it here: https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/ All book drops are open for returns. If you need to renew items, please call us or email us at ask@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:    413-263-6828 x213  ask@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Make A Faux Gingerbread House

Make your own "Gingerbread House" using a cardboard base for the house. Supplies include the house, and felt for the "gingerbread" and "candy" decorations. Make it special by using your own materials found at home. When finished send a picture to tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org to be entered into a raffle to win a special prize! Call East Springfield Branch to pick up your take and make kit curbside. For children.

CONTACT:  Trish LaBroad  (413)263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Mitten Tree

Donations of new mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves may be brought to curbside delivery at any library location during curbside hours. Sealed and unopened hygiene products are also welcome Donated items will be distributed throughout Springfield in mid-December and early January. Thank you!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year Cards for Meals on Wheels

Families are welcome pick up supplies at any Springfield Library location to make New Year cards for homebound Meals on Wheels recipients. Your homemade creations will be safely hand delivered in early January. Call the library to make an appointment to pick up supplies during curbside hours.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Tuesday December 22, 2020
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Curbside Pickup Available!

Curbside pickup of items is available with an appointment! Read all about it here: https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/ All book drops are open for returns. If you need to renew items, please call us or email us at ask@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:    413-263-6828 x213  ask@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Make A Faux Gingerbread House

Make your own "Gingerbread House" using a cardboard base for the house. Supplies include the house, and felt for the "gingerbread" and "candy" decorations. Make it special by using your own materials found at home. When finished send a picture to tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org to be entered into a raffle to win a special prize! Call East Springfield Branch to pick up your take and make kit curbside. For children.

CONTACT:  Trish LaBroad  (413)263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Mitten Tree

Donations of new mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves may be brought to curbside delivery at any library location during curbside hours. Sealed and unopened hygiene products are also welcome Donated items will be distributed throughout Springfield in mid-December and early January. Thank you!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year Cards for Meals on Wheels

Families are welcome pick up supplies at any Springfield Library location to make New Year cards for homebound Meals on Wheels recipients. Your homemade creations will be safely hand delivered in early January. Call the library to make an appointment to pick up supplies during curbside hours.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Wednesday December 23, 2020
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Curbside Pickup Available!

Curbside pickup of items is available with an appointment! Read all about it here: https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/ All book drops are open for returns. If you need to renew items, please call us or email us at ask@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:    413-263-6828 x213  ask@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Make A Faux Gingerbread House

Make your own "Gingerbread House" using a cardboard base for the house. Supplies include the house, and felt for the "gingerbread" and "candy" decorations. Make it special by using your own materials found at home. When finished send a picture to tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org to be entered into a raffle to win a special prize! Call East Springfield Branch to pick up your take and make kit curbside. For children.

CONTACT:  Trish LaBroad  (413)263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Mitten Tree

Donations of new mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves may be brought to curbside delivery at any library location during curbside hours. Sealed and unopened hygiene products are also welcome Donated items will be distributed throughout Springfield in mid-December and early January. Thank you!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year Cards for Meals on Wheels

Families are welcome pick up supplies at any Springfield Library location to make New Year cards for homebound Meals on Wheels recipients. Your homemade creations will be safely hand delivered in early January. Call the library to make an appointment to pick up supplies during curbside hours.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Thursday December 24, 2020
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Christmas Eve: All Libraries Closed

All Springfield City Library locations will be closed in observance of Christmas Eve.

CONTACT:  Director's Office  413 263-6828 ext 290  
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Friday December 25, 2020
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Christmas Day: All Libraries Closed

All Springfield City Library locations will be closed in observance of Christmas Day.

CONTACT:  Director's Office  413 263-6828 ext 290  
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Saturday December 26, 2020
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Day After Christmas: All Libraries Closed

All Springfield City Library locations will be closed.

CONTACT:  Director's Office  413 263-6828 ext 290  
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Sunday December 27, 2020
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Curbside Pickup Available!

Curbside pickup of items is available with an appointment! Read all about it here: https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/ All book drops are open for returns. If you need to renew items, please call us or email us at ask@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:    413-263-6828 x213  ask@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year's Eve in a Bag

Countdown to the New Year with a bag of fun activities geared to families. Kit includes: clock craft, noisemakers, popcorn and more! For Children and Families.

At the following locations: Brightwood Branch, Central Library, and Mason Square Branch

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6853  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Monday December 28, 2020
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Curbside Pickup Available!

Curbside pickup of items is available with an appointment! Read all about it here: https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/ All book drops are open for returns. If you need to renew items, please call us or email us at ask@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:    413-263-6828 x213  ask@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Mitten Tree

Donations of new mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves may be brought to curbside delivery at any library location during curbside hours. Sealed and unopened hygiene products are also welcome Donated items will be distributed throughout Springfield in mid-December and early January. Thank you!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year Cards for Meals on Wheels

Families are welcome pick up supplies at any Springfield Library location to make New Year cards for homebound Meals on Wheels recipients. Your homemade creations will be safely hand delivered in early January. Call the library to make an appointment to pick up supplies during curbside hours.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year's Eve in a Bag

Countdown to the New Year with a bag of fun activities geared to families. Kit includes: clock craft, noisemakers, popcorn and more! For Children and Families.

At the following locations: Brightwood Branch, Central Library, and Mason Square Branch

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6853  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Tuesday December 29, 2020
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Curbside Pickup Available!

Curbside pickup of items is available with an appointment! Read all about it here: https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/ All book drops are open for returns. If you need to renew items, please call us or email us at ask@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:    413-263-6828 x213  ask@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Mitten Tree

Donations of new mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves may be brought to curbside delivery at any library location during curbside hours. Sealed and unopened hygiene products are also welcome Donated items will be distributed throughout Springfield in mid-December and early January. Thank you!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year Cards for Meals on Wheels

Families are welcome pick up supplies at any Springfield Library location to make New Year cards for homebound Meals on Wheels recipients. Your homemade creations will be safely hand delivered in early January. Call the library to make an appointment to pick up supplies during curbside hours.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year's Eve in a Bag

Countdown to the New Year with a bag of fun activities geared to families. Kit includes: clock craft, noisemakers, popcorn and more! For Children and Families.

At the following locations: Brightwood Branch, Central Library, and Mason Square Branch

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6853  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Wednesday December 30, 2020
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Curbside Pickup Available!

Curbside pickup of items is available with an appointment! Read all about it here: https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/ All book drops are open for returns. If you need to renew items, please call us or email us at ask@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:    413-263-6828 x213  ask@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Mitten Tree

Donations of new mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves may be brought to curbside delivery at any library location during curbside hours. Sealed and unopened hygiene products are also welcome Donated items will be distributed throughout Springfield in mid-December and early January. Thank you!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year Cards for Meals on Wheels

Families are welcome pick up supplies at any Springfield Library location to make New Year cards for homebound Meals on Wheels recipients. Your homemade creations will be safely hand delivered in early January. Call the library to make an appointment to pick up supplies during curbside hours.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year's Eve in a Bag

Countdown to the New Year with a bag of fun activities geared to families. Kit includes: clock craft, noisemakers, popcorn and more! For Children and Families.

At the following locations: Brightwood Branch, Central Library, and Mason Square Branch

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6853  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Thursday December 31, 2020
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Curbside Pickup Available!

Curbside pickup of items is available with an appointment! Read all about it here: https://www.springfieldlibrary.org/library/curbside-pickup/ All book drops are open for returns. If you need to renew items, please call us or email us at ask@springfieldlibrary.org.

CONTACT:    413-263-6828 x213  ask@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Mitten Tree

Donations of new mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves may be brought to curbside delivery at any library location during curbside hours. Sealed and unopened hygiene products are also welcome Donated items will be distributed throughout Springfield in mid-December and early January. Thank you!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year Cards for Meals on Wheels

Families are welcome pick up supplies at any Springfield Library location to make New Year cards for homebound Meals on Wheels recipients. Your homemade creations will be safely hand delivered in early January. Call the library to make an appointment to pick up supplies during curbside hours.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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New Year's Eve in a Bag

Countdown to the New Year with a bag of fun activities geared to families. Kit includes: clock craft, noisemakers, popcorn and more! For Children and Families.

At the following locations: Brightwood Branch, Central Library, and Mason Square Branch

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6853  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Sunday January 3, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Monday January 4, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Ukulele Strum-Along - ONLINE
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Come and strum with other ukulele enthusiasts in a fun and relaxed atmosphere guided by the Valley’s Ambassador of the Ukulele, Julie Stepanek. Use your own uke, or borrow one from the Central Library. This Zoom event is scheduled for the first Monday of each month from 7-8:00 p.m. 16+

Click here to join the Strum-Along (Zoom link coming soon.)

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828 ex.293  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
Tuesday January 5, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Wednesday January 6, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Life Skills Teens Need to Know - Online
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

4 Class Series - Wednesdays, January 6th - 27th, 7:00pm - 8:00pm, Zoom

Okay, you've learned in school that the mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell. But what about the things that you wish you were taught? This online meeting series will cover life skillls that you need to know! Each week, an expert will give a talk on different subjects and answer your questions. We'll have a session on finding a job, a session on managing your money and credit, a session on filling out the FAFSA and other college application musts, and a session on apprenticing for a trade. Ages 13-18. No registration required! Everyone who attends gets a swag bag from our presenters!

January 6: How do I get a job? Learn how to get that first job and what you need to do to prepare to work. With speaker Phyllis Gedeon, Youth Specialist, YouthWorks Springfield.

CONTACT:  Sara Deignan  413-263-6853  sdeignan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
Thursday January 7, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Friday January 8, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Saturday January 9, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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ONLINE - Write-Up Springfield!
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Western Mass. creative writers are invited to Write-Up Springfield's monthly meeting of networking, writing exercise, and collegial support. Members share writing samples for constructive comments in this lively, skills-building workshop. Newcomers welcomed. 18+

This is an online Zoom session. Contact librarian Matthew Jaquith at 413-263-6828, x221 or mjaquith@springfieldlibrary.org for more information including the Zoom link. 

Funding comes from the Friends of the Library and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

CONTACT:  Matthew Vasquez Jaquith  413-263-6828, x221  mjaquith@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
Sunday January 10, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Monday January 11, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Tuesday January 12, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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ONLINE - Afterthoughts Book Discussion Group
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Explore great books, join in on a lively discussion, and meet others who enjoy reading too. New members are always welcome! Meets at Noon on the second Tuesday of every month. Library copies of the book are available for curbside pickup. | Adults

This month's selection is Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman (2017) fiction. 

For further information or to receive an invitation to the monthly Zoom meeting, please contact Lisa Lipshires at llipshires@springfieldlibrary.org  

CONTACT:  Lisa Lipshires  413-263-6828 ext 395  llipshires@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
Wednesday January 13, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Life Skills Teens Need to Know - Online
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

4 Class Series - Wednesdays, January 6th - 27th, 7:00pm - 8:00pm, Zoom

Okay, you've learned in school that the mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell. But what about the things that you wish you were taught? This online meeting series will cover life skillls that you need to know! Each week, an expert will give a talk on different subjects and answer your questions. We'll have a session on finding a job, a session on managing your money and credit, a session on filling out the FAFSA and other college application musts, and a session on apprenticing for a trade. Ages 13-18. No registration required! Everyone who attends gets a swag bag from our presenters!

January 13: How do I manage my money? Learn how to use credit, how purchasing big items like cars works, and how renting a home works. With speakers Anthony Thomas, Asset and Credit Counselor, and Stephen Plummer, Asset and Credit Counselor, Springfield Partners for Community Action.

CONTACT:  Sara Deignan  413-263-6853  sdeignan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
Thursday January 14, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Friday January 15, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Saturday January 16, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Sunday January 17, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Monday January 18, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Tuesday January 19, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Wednesday January 20, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Life Skills Teens Need to Know - Online
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

4 Class Series - Wednesdays, January 6th - 27th, 7:00pm - 8:00pm, Zoom

Okay, you've learned in school that the mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell. But what about the things that you wish you were taught? This online meeting series will cover life skillls that you need to know! Each week, an expert will give a talk on different subjects and answer your questions. We'll have a session on finding a job, a session on managing your money and credit, a session on filling out the FAFSA and other college application musts, and a session on apprenticing for a trade. Ages 13-18. No registration required! Everyone who attends gets a swag bag from our presenters!

January 20th: How do I prepare for college? Learn about filling out the FAFSA and applying for scholarships. With speaker Apelila Joseph, Administrator, Springfield Promise Program.

CONTACT:  Sara Deignan  413-263-6853  sdeignan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
Thursday January 21, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Friday January 22, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Saturday January 23, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Sunday January 24, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Monday January 25, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Tuesday January 26, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Wednesday January 27, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Life Skills Teens Need to Know - Online
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

4 Class Series - Wednesdays, January 6th - 27th, 7:00pm - 8:00pm, Zoom

Okay, you've learned in school that the mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell. But what about the things that you wish you were taught? This online meeting series will cover life skillls that you need to know! Each week, an expert will give a talk on different subjects and answer your questions. We'll have a session on finding a job, a session on managing your money and credit, a session on filling out the FAFSA and other college application musts, and a session on apprenticing for a trade. Ages 13-18. No registration required! Everyone who attends gets a swag bag from our presenters!

January 27th: How do I learn a trade? Learn about apprenticeships and a variety of trades. With speaker Walter Rice, Business Community Liaison & Work-Based Learning Coordinator, Westover Job Corps.

CONTACT:  Sara Deignan  413-263-6853  sdeignan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
Thursday January 28, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Friday January 29, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Saturday January 30, 2021
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman? Craft

Enjoy a fun family activity this winter with this take and make kit and free board book! There are so many ways to build a snowman, what's your favorite? Use one of our idea templates, or be creative and make your own with all the supplies provided. Take time with your child to read a winter story after!  For ages 3-8.

At the following locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, and Mason Square

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x 444  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Monday February 1, 2021
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Ukulele Strum-Along - ONLINE
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Come and strum with other ukulele enthusiasts in a fun and relaxed atmosphere guided by the Valley’s Ambassador of the Ukulele, Julie Stepanek. Use your own uke, or borrow one from the Central Library. This Zoom event is scheduled for the first Monday of each month from 7-8:00 p.m. 16+

Click here to join the Strum-Along (Zoom link coming soon.)

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828 ex.293  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
Tuesday February 9, 2021
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ONLINE - Afterthoughts Book Discussion Group
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Explore great books, join in on a lively discussion, and meet others who enjoy reading too. New members are always welcome! Meets at Noon on the second Tuesday of every month. Library copies of the book are available for curbside pickup. | Adults

This month's selection is Plainsong by Kent Haruf (1999) fiction. 

For further information or to receive an invitation to the monthly Zoom meeting, please contact Lisa Lipshires at llipshires@springfieldlibrary.org 

CONTACT:  Lisa Lipshires  413-263-6828 ext 395  llipshires@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
Saturday February 13, 2021
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ONLINE - Write-Up Springfield!
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Western Mass. creative writers are invited to Write-Up Springfield's monthly meeting of networking, writing exercise, and collegial support. Members share writing samples for constructive comments in this lively, skills-building workshop. Newcomers welcomed. 18+

This is an online Zoom session. Contact librarian Matthew Jaquith at 413-263-6828, x221 or mjaquith@springfieldlibrary.org for more information including the Zoom link. 

Funding comes from the Friends of the Library and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

CONTACT:  Matthew Vasquez Jaquith  413-263-6828, x221  mjaquith@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
Monday March 1, 2021
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Ukulele Strum-Along - ONLINE
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Come and strum with other ukulele enthusiasts in a fun and relaxed atmosphere guided by the Valley’s Ambassador of the Ukulele, Julie Stepanek. Use your own uke, or borrow one from the Central Library. This Zoom event is scheduled for the first Monday of each month from 7-8:00 p.m. 16+

Click here to join the Strum-Along (Zoom link coming soon.)

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6828 ex.293  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
Tuesday March 9, 2021
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Afterthoughts Book Discussion Group - ONLINE
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Explore great books, join in on a lively discussion, and meet others who enjoy reading too. New members are always welcome! Meets at Noon on the second Tuesday of every month. Library copies of the book are available for curbside pickup. | Adults

This month's selection is Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson (2014) nonfiction. 

For further information or to receive an invitation to the monthly Zoom meeting, please contact Lisa Lipshires at llipshires@springfieldlibrary.org 

CONTACT:  Lisa Lipshires  413-263-6828 ext 395  llipshires@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
Saturday March 13, 2021
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ONLINE - Write-Up Springfield!
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Western Mass. creative writers are invited to Write-Up Springfield's monthly meeting of networking, writing exercise, and collegial support. Members share writing samples for constructive comments in this lively, skills-building workshop. Newcomers welcomed. 18+

This is an online Zoom session. Contact librarian Matthew Jaquith at 413-263-6828, x221 or mjaquith@springfieldlibrary.org for more information including the Zoom link. 

Funding comes from the Friends of the Library and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

CONTACT:  Matthew Vasquez Jaquith  413-263-6828, x221  mjaquith@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
Saturday April 10, 2021
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ONLINE - Write-Up Springfield!
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Western Mass. creative writers are invited to Write-Up Springfield's monthly meeting of networking, writing exercise, and collegial support. Members share writing samples for constructive comments in this lively, skills-building workshop. Newcomers welcomed. 18+

This is an online Zoom session. Contact librarian Matthew Jaquith at 413-263-6828, x221 or mjaquith@springfieldlibrary.org for more information including the Zoom link. 

Funding comes from the Friends of the Library and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

CONTACT:  Matthew Vasquez Jaquith  413-263-6828, x221  mjaquith@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online

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