Monday December 18, 2017
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LEGO Club: Forest Park Brickyard
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

 LEGO builders are invited to join the Forest Park Brickyard for an after school open building session. LEGO bricks provided! What can you invent?

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday December 19, 2017
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Toddler Storytime at Forest Park
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Tuesdays, September 5 - December 19th, 2017, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Children’s Program Den. Join us for stories, songs, movement, fingerplays, a craft, and playtime. No registration required. Adult must accompany children. Presented in collaboration with Home City Families. Ages 1-3 ½, siblings welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
 
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Refugee Women's Support Group
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Not a library-sponsored event.

LOCATION: Forest Park
 
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Tasty Tuesday at Forest Park
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Tasty Tuesday will feature a healthy and easy recipe for the teens to learn how to make. Teens will make a delicious after school snack as well as learning useful life skills and meal planning. Teens should come hungry and ready to get their hands messy!

Ages 12-19 welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Saturday December 23, 2017
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Girls Who Code - Not Meeting This Day
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Girls Who Code is an organization dedicated to teaching coding and programming skills to middle and high school girls. Join us in the Forest Park Activity Den to learn about computer science and apply your new skills to game creation, animation, web design, art, music, fashion, and more. Different levels of coding are available to cater to both beginners and advanced participants. This is a 20-week course that meets most Saturdays through January 2018. At the first club meeting, holidays and vacations will be discussed to determine an official last club date. Please register early to reserve a spot. This club is for girls 11-18 years of age. Happy coding!

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Sunday December 24, 2017
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Christmas Eve: All Libraries Closed

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

LOCATION: All Library Locations
Monday December 25, 2017
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Christmas Day: All Libraries Closed

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

LOCATION: All Library Locations
Tuesday December 26, 2017
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Refugee Women's Support Group
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Not a library-sponsored event.

LOCATION: Forest Park
Saturday December 30, 2017
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Girls Who Code
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Girls Who Code is an organization dedicated to teaching coding and programming skills to middle and high school girls. Join us in the Forest Park Activity Den to learn about computer science and apply your new skills to game creation, animation, web design, art, music, fashion, and more. Different levels of coding are available to cater to both beginners and advanced participants. This is a 20-week course that meets most Saturdays through January 2018. At the first club meeting, holidays and vacations will be discussed to determine an official last club date. Please register early to reserve a spot. This club is for girls 11-18 years of age. Happy coding!

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Sunday December 31, 2017
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New Year's Eve: Central Library Closed

The Central Library will be closed on Sunday, December 31, New Year's Eve.

LOCATION: All Library Locations
Monday January 1, 2018
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New Year's Day: All Libraries Closed

All Springfield City Library locations will be closed in observance of New Year's Day.

LOCATION: All Library Locations
Tuesday January 2, 2018
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Toddler Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us for stories, songs, movement, fingerplays, a craft, and playtime. No registration required. Adult must accompany children. Presented in collaboration with Home City Families. Ages 1-3 ½, siblings welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Thursday January 4, 2018
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Artist's Way
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is an in-depth exploration of the book The Artist's Way, by Julia Cameron in a thirteen-week series. Each week participants review a chapter of the book and respond with written and spoken exercises. The Artist's Way develops new and aspiring artists by sharpening the artist-spiritual connection, and promises to be a highly personal and exciting journey for those who participate.

“This is not a library-sponsored event”

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
 
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Afterthoughts Book Discussion Group
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

This month the Forest Park Book Group will read and discuss Daughters of the Samurai by Janice P. Nimura

We select a new book to discuss every month. Library copies of the book will be available at the branch. Come join us for a lively discussion and meet others who also enjoy reading. New members are always welcome. This group meets meets every month from 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month. 

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
 
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WalkBike Springfield
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This is not a library-sponsored event.

Regular meeting of WalkBike Springfield, working to improve conditions for walking and bicycling in Springfield.

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Saturday January 6, 2018
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Girls Who Code
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Girls Who Code is an organization dedicated to teaching coding and programming skills to middle and high school girls. Join us in the Forest Park Activity Den to learn about computer science and apply your new skills to game creation, animation, web design, art, music, fashion, and more. Different levels of coding are available to cater to both beginners and advanced participants. This is a 20-week course that meets most Saturdays through January 2018. At the first club meeting, holidays and vacations will be discussed to determine an official last club date. Please register early to reserve a spot. This club is for girls 11-18 years of age. Happy coding!

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Monday January 8, 2018 - Saturday February 17, 2018
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Easy as Pie Teen Reading Challenge

Fruit pie, chocolate pie, even pizza pie! Everyone loves pie, especially teens, and the only way to make pie better is to make it free! From Monday Jan 8- Saturday Feb 17, each week that you read at least two hours just for pleasure, you’ll earn a piece of paper pie on your reading pie chart. Read what you like and for the fun of it!  Earn 6 pieces of paper pie, and you’ll win a free ticket to our pie party on Saturday Feb. 24! We’ll have pizza and sweet pies for everyone to share.
This program for teens ages 11-18.

LOCATION: Forest Park
Monday January 8, 2018
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LEGO Club: Forest Park Brickyard
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

 LEGO builders are invited to join the Forest Park Brickyard for a weekly after school open building session. LEGO bricks provided! What can you invent?

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday January 9, 2018
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Toddler Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us for stories, songs, movement, fingerplays, a craft, and playtime. No registration required. Adult must accompany children. Presented in collaboration with Home City Families. Ages 1-3 ½, siblings welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
 
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Creator's Club for Teens
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Stop in the library for an after school arts and crafts session. Each month, a new arts and crafts project will be taught for participants to create and take home! Come create and discover something new! Ages 12-18 welcome.

This is a recurring monthly program.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Wednesday January 10, 2018
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Read to Momo: a Dog Who Loves to Listen
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Children are invited to read to Momo, a Bright Spot Therapy Dog, in a small group setting. Call 263-6843 for more information.

 

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Thursday January 11, 2018
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Artist's Way
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is an in-depth exploration of the book The Artist's Way, by Julia Cameron in a thirteen-week series. Each week participants review a chapter of the book and respond with written and spoken exercises. The Artist's Way develops new and aspiring artists by sharpening the artist-spiritual connection, and promises to be a highly personal and exciting journey for those who participate.

“This is not a library-sponsored event”

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Saturday January 13, 2018
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Girls Who Code
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Girls Who Code is an organization dedicated to teaching coding and programming skills to middle and high school girls. Join us in the Forest Park Activity Den to learn about computer science and apply your new skills to game creation, animation, web design, art, music, fashion, and more. Different levels of coding are available to cater to both beginners and advanced participants. This is a 20-week course that meets most Saturdays through January 2018. At the first club meeting, holidays and vacations will be discussed to determine an official last club date. Please register early to reserve a spot. This club is for girls 11-18 years of age. Happy coding!

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Monday January 15, 2018
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Martin Luther King Jr Day: All Libraries Closed

All Springfield City Library locations will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr Day.

LOCATION: All Library Locations
Tuesday January 16, 2018
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Toddler Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us for stories, songs, movement, fingerplays, a craft, and playtime. No registration required. Adult must accompany children. Presented in collaboration with Home City Families. Ages 1-3 ½, siblings welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
 
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Tasty Tuesday at Forest Park
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Tasty Tuesday will feature a healthy and easy recipe for the teens to learn how to make. Teens will make a delicious after school snack as well as learning useful life skills and meal planning. Teens should come hungry and ready to get their hands messy!

Ages 12-19 welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Wednesday January 17, 2018
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Read to Momo: a Dog Who Loves to Listen
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Children are invited to read to Momo, a Bright Spot Therapy Dog, in a small group setting. Call 263-6843 for more information.

 

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Thursday January 18, 2018
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Artist's Way
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is an in-depth exploration of the book The Artist's Way, by Julia Cameron in a thirteen-week series. Each week participants review a chapter of the book and respond with written and spoken exercises. The Artist's Way develops new and aspiring artists by sharpening the artist-spiritual connection, and promises to be a highly personal and exciting journey for those who participate.

“This is not a library-sponsored event”

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
 
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Madlab: Take-a-party
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Young sceintists, 5- 12 years old, will explore the innards of small electronics. What makes a coffeemaker work?

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Saturday January 20, 2018
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Girls Who Code
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Girls Who Code is an organization dedicated to teaching coding and programming skills to middle and high school girls. Join us in the Forest Park Activity Den to learn about computer science and apply your new skills to game creation, animation, web design, art, music, fashion, and more. Different levels of coding are available to cater to both beginners and advanced participants. This is a 20-week course that meets most Saturdays through January 2018. At the first club meeting, holidays and vacations will be discussed to determine an official last club date. Please register early to reserve a spot. This club is for girls 11-18 years of age. Happy coding!

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Monday January 22, 2018
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LEGO Club: Forest Park Brickyard
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

 LEGO builders are invited to join the Forest Park Brickyard for a weekly after school open building session. LEGO bricks provided! What can you invent?

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday January 23, 2018
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Toddler Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us for stories, songs, movement, fingerplays, a craft, and playtime. No registration required. Adult must accompany children. Presented in collaboration with Home City Families. Ages 1-3 ½, siblings welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Wednesday January 24, 2018
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Read to Momo: a Dog Who Loves to Listen
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Children are invited to read to Momo, a Bright Spot Therapy Dog, in a small group setting. Call 263-6843 for more information.

 

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Thursday January 25, 2018
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Artist's Way
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is an in-depth exploration of the book The Artist's Way, by Julia Cameron in a thirteen-week series. Each week participants review a chapter of the book and respond with written and spoken exercises. The Artist's Way develops new and aspiring artists by sharpening the artist-spiritual connection, and promises to be a highly personal and exciting journey for those who participate.

“This is not a library-sponsored event”

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
 
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OMG Otaku!: Anime for Teens
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Get ready for a night of everything Otaku. Feast on Japanese snacks while watching a mini- marathon featuring Anime such as Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, Tokyo ESP, Sailor Moon Crystal, and more!

Suggested for ages 14-19.

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Saturday January 27, 2018
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Girls Who Code
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Girls Who Code is an organization dedicated to teaching coding and programming skills to middle and high school girls. Join us in the Forest Park Activity Den to learn about computer science and apply your new skills to game creation, animation, web design, art, music, fashion, and more. Different levels of coding are available to cater to both beginners and advanced participants. This is a 20-week course that meets most Saturdays through January 2018. At the first club meeting, holidays and vacations will be discussed to determine an official last club date. Please register early to reserve a spot. This club is for girls 11-18 years of age. Happy coding!

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Monday January 29, 2018
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LEGO Club: Forest Park Brickyard
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

 LEGO builders are invited to join the Forest Park Brickyard for a weekly after school open building session. LEGO bricks provided! What can you invent?

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday January 30, 2018
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Toddler Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us for stories, songs, movement, fingerplays, a craft, and playtime. No registration required. Adult must accompany children. Presented in collaboration with Home City Families. Ages 1-3 ½, siblings welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
 
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Super Smash Brothers Tournament
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Play for keeps in this vintage inspired Super Smash Brothers Tournament. Players will compete in fierce head to head battle with other teens using an "old fashioned" Nintendo GameCube. Players will be bracketed in four contender rounds until it's only one person standing. Winner will take all and will be awarded a trophy and prize. Online sign-up is required. Please see the librarian for details.

For ages 12-18.

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
The registration period has ended.
Wednesday January 31, 2018
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Read to Momo: a Dog Who Loves to Listen
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Children are invited to read to Momo, a Bright Spot Therapy Dog, in a small group setting. Call 263-6843 for more information.

 

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Thursday February 1, 2018
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Artist's Way
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is an in-depth exploration of the book The Artist's Way, by Julia Cameron in a thirteen-week series. Each week participants review a chapter of the book and respond with written and spoken exercises. The Artist's Way develops new and aspiring artists by sharpening the artist-spiritual connection, and promises to be a highly personal and exciting journey for those who participate.

“This is not a library-sponsored event”

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
 
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Afterthoughts Book Discussion Group
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

This month the Forest Park Book Group will read and discuss Stones from the River by Ursula Hegi.

We select a new book to discuss every month. Library copies of the book will be available at the branch. Come join us for a lively discussion and meet others who also enjoy reading. New members are always welcome. This group meets meets every month from 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month. 

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Friday February 2, 2018
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ESOL Class
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is not a library-sponsored event.

This is an ESOL class offered by The Gray House. At this time, enrollment is restricted to the Nepali community.

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Saturday February 3, 2018
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Girls Who Code
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Girls Who Code is an organization dedicated to teaching coding and programming skills to middle and high school girls. Join us in the Forest Park Activity Den to learn about computer science and apply your new skills to game creation, animation, web design, art, music, fashion, and more. Different levels of coding are available to cater to both beginners and advanced participants. This is a 20-week course that meets most Saturdays through January 2018. At the first club meeting, holidays and vacations will be discussed to determine an official last club date. Please register early to reserve a spot. This club is for girls 11-18 years of age. Happy coding!

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Monday February 5, 2018
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LEGO Club: Forest Park Brickyard
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

 LEGO builders are invited to join the Forest Park Brickyard for a weekly after school open building session. LEGO bricks provided! What can you invent?

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday February 6, 2018
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Toddler Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us for stories, songs, movement, fingerplays, a craft, and playtime. No registration required. Adult must accompany children. Presented in collaboration with Home City Families. Ages 1-3 ½, siblings welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Wednesday February 7, 2018
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Read to Momo: a Dog Who Loves to Listen
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Children are invited to read to Momo, a Bright Spot Therapy Dog, in a small group setting. Call 263-6843 for more information.

 

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Thursday February 8, 2018
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Artist's Way
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is an in-depth exploration of the book The Artist's Way, by Julia Cameron in a thirteen-week series. Each week participants review a chapter of the book and respond with written and spoken exercises. The Artist's Way develops new and aspiring artists by sharpening the artist-spiritual connection, and promises to be a highly personal and exciting journey for those who participate.

“This is not a library-sponsored event”

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Friday February 9, 2018
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ESOL Class
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is not a library-sponsored event.

This is an ESOL class offered by The Gray House. At this time, enrollment is restricted to the Nepali community.

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Saturday February 10, 2018
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Girls Who Code
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Girls Who Code is an organization dedicated to teaching coding and programming skills to middle and high school girls. Join us in the Forest Park Activity Den to learn about computer science and apply your new skills to game creation, animation, web design, art, music, fashion, and more. Different levels of coding are available to cater to both beginners and advanced participants. This is a 20-week course that meets most Saturdays through January 2018. At the first club meeting, holidays and vacations will be discussed to determine an official last club date. Please register early to reserve a spot. This club is for girls 11-18 years of age. Happy coding!

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Monday February 12, 2018
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LEGO Club: Forest Park Brickyard
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

 LEGO builders are invited to join the Forest Park Brickyard for a weekly after school open building session. LEGO bricks provided! What can you invent?

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday February 13, 2018
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Toddler Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us for stories, songs, movement, fingerplays, a craft, and playtime. No registration required. Adult must accompany children. Presented in collaboration with Home City Families. Ages 1-3 ½, siblings welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
 
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Creator's Club for Teens
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Stop in to the library for an after school arts and crafts session. Each month, a new arts and crafts project will be taught for participants to create and take home! Come create and discover something new!

Ages 12-18 welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Wednesday February 14, 2018
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Read to Momo: a Dog Who Loves to Listen
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Children are invited to read to Momo, a Bright Spot Therapy Dog, in a small group setting. Call 263-6843 for more information.

 

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Friday February 16, 2018
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ESOL Class
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is not a library-sponsored event.

This is an ESOL class offered by The Gray House. At this time, enrollment is restricted to the Nepali community.

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Saturday February 17, 2018
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Girls Who Code
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Girls Who Code is an organization dedicated to teaching coding and programming skills to middle and high school girls. Join us in the Forest Park Activity Den to learn about computer science and apply your new skills to game creation, animation, web design, art, music, fashion, and more. Different levels of coding are available to cater to both beginners and advanced participants. This is a 20-week course that meets most Saturdays through January 2018. At the first club meeting, holidays and vacations will be discussed to determine an official last club date. Please register early to reserve a spot. This club is for girls 11-18 years of age. Happy coding!

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Monday February 19, 2018
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Presidents' Day: All Libraries Closed

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

LOCATION: All Library Locations
Tuesday February 20, 2018
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Toddler Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us for stories, songs, movement, fingerplays, a craft, and playtime. No registration required. Adult must accompany children. Presented in collaboration with Home City Families. Ages 1-3 ½, siblings welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
 
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Tasty Tuesday at Forest Park
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Tasty Tuesday will feature a healthy and easy recipe for the teens to learn how to make. Teens will make a delicious after school snack as well as learning useful life skills and meal planning. Teens should come hungry and ready to get their hands messy!

Ages 12-19 welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Wednesday February 21, 2018
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Read to Momo: a Dog Who Loves to Listen
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Children are invited to read to Momo, a Bright Spot Therapy Dog, in a small group setting. Call 263-6843 for more information.

 

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Friday February 23, 2018
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ESOL Class
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is not a library-sponsored event.

This is an ESOL class offered by The Gray House. At this time, enrollment is restricted to the Nepali community.

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Monday February 26, 2018
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LEGO Club: Forest Park Brickyard
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

 LEGO builders are invited to join the Forest Park Brickyard for a weekly after school open building session. LEGO bricks provided! What can you invent?

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday February 27, 2018
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Toddler Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us for stories, songs, movement, fingerplays, a craft, and playtime. No registration required. Adult must accompany children. Presented in collaboration with Home City Families. Ages 1-3 ½, siblings welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Wednesday February 28, 2018
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Read to Momo: a Dog Who Loves to Listen
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Children are invited to read to Momo, a Bright Spot Therapy Dog, in a small group setting. Call 263-6843 for more information.

 

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Thursday March 1, 2018
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Afterthoughts Book Discussion Group
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

This month the Forest Park Book Group will read and discuss

We select a new book to discuss every month. Library copies of the book will be available at the branch. Come join us for a lively discussion and meet others who also enjoy reading. New members are always welcome. This group meets meets every month from 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month. 

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Friday March 2, 2018
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ESOL Class
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is not a library-sponsored event.

This is an ESOL class offered by The Gray House. At this time, enrollment is restricted to the Nepali community.

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Monday March 5, 2018
rec_legoguy
LEGO Club: Forest Park Brickyard
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

 LEGO builders are invited to join the Forest Park Brickyard for a weekly after school open building session. LEGO bricks provided! What can you invent?

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday March 6, 2018
lib_teddybear_reading
Toddler Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us for stories, songs, movement, fingerplays, a craft, and playtime. No registration required. Adult must accompany children. Presented in collaboration with Home City Families. Ages 1-3 ½, siblings welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Wednesday March 7, 2018
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Read to Momo: a Dog Who Loves to Listen
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Children are invited to read to Momo, a Bright Spot Therapy Dog, in a small group setting. Call 263-6843 for more information.

 

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Friday March 9, 2018
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ESOL Class
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is not a library-sponsored event.

This is an ESOL class offered by The Gray House. At this time, enrollment is restricted to the Nepali community.

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Monday March 12, 2018
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LEGO Club: Forest Park Brickyard
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

 LEGO builders are invited to join the Forest Park Brickyard for a weekly after school open building session. LEGO bricks provided! What can you invent?

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday March 13, 2018
lib_teddybear_reading
Toddler Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us for stories, songs, movement, fingerplays, a craft, and playtime. No registration required. Adult must accompany children. Presented in collaboration with Home City Families. Ages 1-3 ½, siblings welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
 
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Creator's Club for Teens
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Stop in the library for an after school arts and crafts session. Each month, a new arts and crafts project will be taught for participants to create and take home! Come create and discover something new! Ages 12-18 welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Wednesday March 14, 2018
anim_dog1
Read to Momo: a Dog Who Loves to Listen
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Children are invited to read to Momo, a Bright Spot Therapy Dog, in a small group setting. Call 263-6843 for more information.

 

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Friday March 16, 2018
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ESOL Class
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is not a library-sponsored event.

This is an ESOL class offered by The Gray House. At this time, enrollment is restricted to the Nepali community.

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
 
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ESOL Class
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is not a library-sponsored event.

This is an ESOL class offered by The Gray House.

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Monday March 19, 2018
rec_legoguy
LEGO Club: Forest Park Brickyard
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

 LEGO builders are invited to join the Forest Park Brickyard for a weekly after school open building session. LEGO bricks provided! What can you invent?

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday March 20, 2018
lib_teddybear_reading
Toddler Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us for stories, songs, movement, fingerplays, a craft, and playtime. No registration required. Adult must accompany children. Presented in collaboration with Home City Families. Ages 1-3 ½, siblings welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
 
food_salad
Tasty Tuesday at Forest Park
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Tasty Tuesday will feature a healthy and easy recipe for the teens to learn how to make. Teens will make a delicious after school snack as well as learning useful life skills and meal planning. Teens should come hungry and ready to get their hands messy!

Ages 12-19 welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Wednesday March 21, 2018
anim_dog1
Read to Momo: a Dog Who Loves to Listen
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Children are invited to read to Momo, a Bright Spot Therapy Dog, in a small group setting. Call 263-6843 for more information.

 

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Friday March 23, 2018
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ESOL Class
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is not a library-sponsored event.

This is an ESOL class offered by The Gray House. At this time, enrollment is restricted to the Nepali community.

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Monday March 26, 2018
rec_legoguy
LEGO Club: Forest Park Brickyard
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

 LEGO builders are invited to join the Forest Park Brickyard for a weekly after school open building session. LEGO bricks provided! What can you invent?

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday March 27, 2018
lib_teddybear_reading
Toddler Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us for stories, songs, movement, fingerplays, a craft, and playtime. No registration required. Adult must accompany children. Presented in collaboration with Home City Families. Ages 1-3 ½, siblings welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Wednesday March 28, 2018
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Read to Momo: a Dog Who Loves to Listen
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Children are invited to read to Momo, a Bright Spot Therapy Dog, in a small group setting. Call 263-6843 for more information.

 

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Thursday March 29, 2018
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OMG Otaku!: Anime for Teens
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Get ready for a night of everything Otaku. Feast on Japanese snacks while watching a mini- marathon featuring Anime such as Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, Tokyo ESP, Sailor Moon Crystal, and more!

Suggested for ages 14-19.

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Friday March 30, 2018
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ESOL Class
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is not a library-sponsored event.

This is an ESOL class offered by The Gray House. At this time, enrollment is restricted to the Nepali community.

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Sunday April 1, 2018
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Easter: All Libraries Closed

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

LOCATION: All Library Locations
Monday April 2, 2018
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LEGO Club: Forest Park Brickyard
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

 LEGO builders are invited to join the Forest Park Brickyard for a weekly after school open building session. LEGO bricks provided! What can you invent?

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Thursday April 5, 2018
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Afterthoughts Book Discussion Group
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

This month the Forest Park Book Group will read and discuss

We select a new book to discuss every month. Library copies of the book will be available at the branch. Come join us for a lively discussion and meet others who also enjoy reading. New members are always welcome. This group meets meets every month from 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month. 

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Friday April 6, 2018
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ESOL Class
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is not a library-sponsored event.

This is an ESOL class offered by The Gray House. At this time, enrollment is restricted to the Nepali community.

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
 
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ESOL Class
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is not a library-sponsored event.

This is an ESOL class offered by The Gray House.

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Monday April 9, 2018
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LEGO Club: Forest Park Brickyard
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

 LEGO builders are invited to join the Forest Park Brickyard for a weekly after school open building session. LEGO bricks provided! What can you invent?

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday April 10, 2018
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Creator's Club for Teens
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Stop in the library for an after school arts and crafts session. Each month, a new arts and crafts project will be taught for participants to create and take home! Come create and discover something new! Ages 12-18 welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Friday April 13, 2018
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ESOL Class
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is not a library-sponsored event.

This is an ESOL class offered by The Gray House.

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
 
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ESOL Class
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is not a library-sponsored event.

This is an ESOL class offered by The Gray House. At this time, enrollment is restricted to the Nepali community.

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Monday April 16, 2018
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Patriots' Day: All Libraries Closed

All Springfield City Library locations will be closed in observance of Patriots' Day (Massachusetts holiday).

LOCATION: All Library Locations
Tuesday April 17, 2018
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Tasty Tuesday at Forest Park
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Tasty Tuesday will feature a healthy and easy recipe for the teens to learn how to make. Teens will make a delicious after school snack as well as learning useful life skills and meal planning. Teens should come hungry and ready to get their hands messy!

Ages 12-19 welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Friday April 20, 2018
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ESOL Class
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is not a library-sponsored event.

This is an ESOL class offered by The Gray House. At this time, enrollment is restricted to the Nepali community.

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
 
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ESOL Class
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is not a library-sponsored event.

This is an ESOL class offered by The Gray House.

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Monday April 23, 2018
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LEGO Club: Forest Park Brickyard
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

 LEGO builders are invited to join the Forest Park Brickyard for a weekly after school open building session. LEGO bricks provided! What can you invent?

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Thursday April 26, 2018
misc_kapow.GIF
OMG Otaku!: Anime for Teens
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Get ready for a night of everything Otaku. Feast on Japanese snacks while watching a mini- marathon featuring Anime such as Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, Tokyo ESP, Sailor Moon Crystal, and more!

Suggested for ages 14-19.

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Friday April 27, 2018
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ESOL Class
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is not a library-sponsored event.

This is an ESOL class offered by The Gray House.

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
 
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ESOL Class
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is not a library-sponsored event.

This is an ESOL class offered by The Gray House. At this time, enrollment is restricted to the Nepali community.

 

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Monday April 30, 2018
rec_legoguy
LEGO Club: Forest Park Brickyard
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

 LEGO builders are invited to join the Forest Park Brickyard for a weekly after school open building session. LEGO bricks provided! What can you invent?

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Thursday May 3, 2018
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Afterthoughts Book Discussion Group
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

This month the Forest Park Book Group will read and discuss

We select a new book to discuss every month. Library copies of the book will be available at the branch. Come join us for a lively discussion and meet others who also enjoy reading. New members are always welcome. This group meets meets every month from 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month. 

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Monday May 7, 2018
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LEGO Club: Forest Park Brickyard
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

 LEGO builders are invited to join the Forest Park Brickyard for a weekly after school open building session. LEGO bricks provided! What can you invent?

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday May 8, 2018
rec_scissors&glue
Creator's Club for Teens
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Stop in the library for an after school arts and crafts session. Each month, a new arts and crafts project will be taught for participants to create and take home! Come create and discover something new! Ages 12-18 welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Monday May 14, 2018
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LEGO Club: Forest Park Brickyard
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

 LEGO builders are invited to join the Forest Park Brickyard for a weekly after school open building session. LEGO bricks provided! What can you invent?

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday May 15, 2018
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Tasty Tuesday at Forest Park
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Tasty Tuesday will feature a healthy and easy recipe for the teens to learn how to make. Teens will make a delicious after school snack as well as learning useful life skills and meal planning. Teens should come hungry and ready to get their hands messy!

Ages 12-19 welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Monday May 21, 2018
rec_legoguy
LEGO Club: Forest Park Brickyard
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

 LEGO builders are invited to join the Forest Park Brickyard for a weekly after school open building session. LEGO bricks provided! What can you invent?

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Monday May 28, 2018
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Memorial Day: All Libraries Closed

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

LOCATION: All Library Locations
Monday June 4, 2018
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LEGO Club: Forest Park Brickyard
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

 LEGO builders are invited to join the Forest Park Brickyard for a weekly after school open building session. LEGO bricks provided! What can you invent?

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Thursday June 7, 2018
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Afterthoughts Book Discussion Group
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

This month the Forest Park Book Group will read and discuss

We select a new book to discuss every month. Library copies of the book will be available at the branch. Come join us for a lively discussion and meet others who also enjoy reading. New members are always welcome. This group meets meets every month from 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month. 

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Monday June 11, 2018
rec_legoguy
LEGO Club: Forest Park Brickyard
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

 LEGO builders are invited to join the Forest Park Brickyard for a weekly after school open building session. LEGO bricks provided! What can you invent?

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday June 12, 2018
rec_scissors&glue
Creator's Club for Teens
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Stop in the library for an after school arts and crafts session. Each month, a new arts and crafts project will be taught for participants to create and take home! Come create and discover something new! Ages 12-18 welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Monday June 18, 2018
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LEGO Club: Forest Park Brickyard
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

 LEGO builders are invited to join the Forest Park Brickyard for a weekly after school open building session. LEGO bricks provided! What can you invent?

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday June 19, 2018
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Tasty Tuesday at Forest Park
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Tasty Tuesday will feature a healthy and easy recipe for the teens to learn how to make. Teens will make a delicious after school snack as well as learning useful life skills and meal planning. Teens should come hungry and ready to get their hands messy!

Ages 12-19 welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Monday June 25, 2018
rec_legoguy
LEGO Club: Forest Park Brickyard
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

 LEGO builders are invited to join the Forest Park Brickyard for a weekly after school open building session. LEGO bricks provided! What can you invent?

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Wednesday July 4, 2018
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Independence Day: All Libraries Closed

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

LOCATION: All Library Locations
Thursday July 5, 2018
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Afterthoughts Book Discussion Group
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

This month the Forest Park Book Group will read and discuss

We select a new book to discuss every month. Library copies of the book will be available at the branch. Come join us for a lively discussion and meet others who also enjoy reading. New members are always welcome. This group meets meets every month from 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month. 

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday July 10, 2018
rec_scissors&glue
Creator's Club for Teens
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Stop in the library for an after school arts and crafts session. Each month, a new arts and crafts project will be taught for participants to create and take home! Come create and discover something new! Ages 12-18 welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday July 17, 2018
food_salad
Tasty Tuesday at Forest Park
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Tasty Tuesday will feature a healthy and easy recipe for the teens to learn how to make. Teens will make a delicious after school snack as well as learning useful life skills and meal planning. Teens should come hungry and ready to get their hands messy!

Ages 12-19 welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Thursday August 2, 2018
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Afterthoughts Book Discussion Group
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

This month the Forest Park Book Group will read and discuss

We select a new book to discuss every month. Library copies of the book will be available at the branch. Come join us for a lively discussion and meet others who also enjoy reading. New members are always welcome. This group meets meets every month from 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month. 

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday August 14, 2018
rec_scissors&glue
Creator's Club for Teens
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Stop in the library for an after school arts and crafts session. Each month, a new arts and crafts project will be taught for participants to create and take home! Come create and discover something new! Ages 12-18 welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday August 21, 2018
food_salad
Tasty Tuesday at Forest Park
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Tasty Tuesday will feature a healthy and easy recipe for the teens to learn how to make. Teens will make a delicious after school snack as well as learning useful life skills and meal planning. Teens should come hungry and ready to get their hands messy!

Ages 12-19 welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Monday September 3, 2018
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Labor Day: All Libraries Closed

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

LOCATION: All Library Locations
Thursday September 6, 2018
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Afterthoughts Book Discussion Group
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

This month the Forest Park Book Group will read and discuss

We select a new book to discuss every month. Library copies of the book will be available at the branch. Come join us for a lively discussion and meet others who also enjoy reading. New members are always welcome. This group meets meets every month from 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month. 

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday September 11, 2018
rec_scissors&glue
Creator's Club for Teens
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Stop in the library for an after school arts and crafts session. Each month, a new arts and crafts project will be taught for participants to create and take home! Come create and discover something new! Ages 12-18 welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday September 18, 2018
food_salad
Tasty Tuesday at Forest Park
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Tasty Tuesday will feature a healthy and easy recipe for the teens to learn how to make. Teens will make a delicious after school snack as well as learning useful life skills and meal planning. Teens should come hungry and ready to get their hands messy!

Ages 12-19 welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Thursday October 4, 2018
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Afterthoughts Book Discussion Group
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

This month the Forest Park Book Group will read and discuss

We select a new book to discuss every month. Library copies of the book will be available at the branch. Come join us for a lively discussion and meet others who also enjoy reading. New members are always welcome. This group meets meets every month from 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month. 

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Monday October 8, 2018
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Columbus Day: All Libraries Closed

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

LOCATION: All Library Locations
Tuesday October 9, 2018
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Creator's Club for Teens
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Stop in the library for an after school arts and crafts session. Each month, a new arts and crafts project will be taught for participants to create and take home! Come create and discover something new! Ages 12-18 welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday October 16, 2018
food_salad
Tasty Tuesday at Forest Park
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Tasty Tuesday will feature a healthy and easy recipe for the teens to learn how to make. Teens will make a delicious after school snack as well as learning useful life skills and meal planning. Teens should come hungry and ready to get their hands messy!

Ages 12-19 welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Thursday November 1, 2018
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Afterthoughts Book Discussion Group
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

This month the Forest Park Book Group will read and discuss

We select a new book to discuss every month. Library copies of the book will be available at the branch. Come join us for a lively discussion and meet others who also enjoy reading. New members are always welcome. This group meets meets every month from 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month. 

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Sunday November 11, 2018
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Veterans' Day: All Libraries Closed

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

LOCATION: All Library Locations
Monday November 12, 2018
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Veterans' Day: All Libraries Closed

All Springfield City Library locations will be closed in observance of Veterans' Day (observed).

LOCATION: All Library Locations
Tuesday November 13, 2018
rec_scissors&glue
Creator's Club for Teens
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Stop in the library for an after school arts and crafts session. Each month, a new arts and crafts project will be taught for participants to create and take home! Come create and discover something new! Ages 12-18 welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday November 20, 2018
food_salad
Tasty Tuesday at Forest Park
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Tasty Tuesday will feature a healthy and easy recipe for the teens to learn how to make. Teens will make a delicious after school snack as well as learning useful life skills and meal planning. Teens should come hungry and ready to get their hands messy!

Ages 12-19 welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Wednesday November 21, 2018
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Thanksgiving Eve: All Libraries Close at 5 pm
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

All Springfield City Library locations will close at 5 pm on Wednesday, Thanksgiving Eve.

 

 

LOCATION: All Library Locations
Thursday November 22, 2018
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Thanksgiving Day: All Libraries Closed

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

LOCATION: All Library Locations
Thursday December 6, 2018
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Afterthoughts Book Discussion Group
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

This month the Forest Park Book Group will read and discuss

We select a new book to discuss every month. Library copies of the book will be available at the branch. Come join us for a lively discussion and meet others who also enjoy reading. New members are always welcome. This group meets meets every month from 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month. 

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday December 11, 2018
rec_scissors&glue
Creator's Club for Teens
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Stop in the library for an after school arts and crafts session. Each month, a new arts and crafts project will be taught for participants to create and take home! Come create and discover something new! Ages 12-18 welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday December 18, 2018
food_salad
Tasty Tuesday at Forest Park
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Tasty Tuesday will feature a healthy and easy recipe for the teens to learn how to make. Teens will make a delicious after school snack as well as learning useful life skills and meal planning. Teens should come hungry and ready to get their hands messy!

Ages 12-19 welcome.

LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Monday December 24, 2018
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Christmas Eve: All Libraries Closed

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

LOCATION: All Library Locations
Tuesday December 25, 2018
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Christmas Day: All Libraries Closed

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

LOCATION: All Library Locations
Monday December 31, 2018
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New Year's Eve: All Libraries Close at 5 pm
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

All Springfield City Library locations will close at 5 pm on Monday, New Year's' Eve

 

 

LOCATION: All Library Locations

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