Monday July 2, 2018 - Tuesday July 31, 2018
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Love Your Mother: Clean Up The Earth

Help keep our Mother Earth clean by getting litter off of the streets. Through the month of July, for every shopping bag of litter picked up and disposed of at the Forest Park Library, the participant will be awarded one ticket in our gift card raffle. The more litter you pick up, the more chances to win! See the librarian for details. Ages 11-18.

CONTACT:  Alex Remy  413-263-6843  aremy@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
Monday July 16, 2018 - Saturday July 21, 2018
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Scavenger Hunt

Stop by the library and use clues to find hidden pictures in the library. Complete the scavenger hunt, and take a trip to the prize box! During open hours. Everyone is welcome to participate.

We invite you to DISCOVER Springfield City Library this summer and participate by visiting our branches, attending programs, playing at the library, and reading. This summer is about YOUR story, YOUR summer, YOUR library. Discover all the free, exciting concerts, classes, workshops and more at your library this summer! Plus, all ages can earn prizes for reading.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6846  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Tuesday July 17, 2018
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Toddler Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. 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. Recommended for ages 1-3 1/2 years old, siblings welcome.

CONTACT:  Maeleah Carlisle  413-263-6843  mcarlisle@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Wednesday July 18, 2018
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Music Makers
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join the Eric Carle Educators to use your creativity and problem-solving skills to transform everyday materials into musical instruments. Participants will experiment with a variety of found materials to construct their own sound machines.  Sponsored by the Eric Carle Museum. Recommended for ages 4 and up.

CONTACT:  Anne Hrobsky  413-263-6843  ahrobsky@springfiedlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Thursday July 19, 2018
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MadLab
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us for a STEM / STEAM adventure planned for K-5 age children!

CONTACT:  Anne Hrobsky  413-263-6843  
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Saturday July 21, 2018
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Girls Who Code Club
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.  This is a 20-week course that meets 2 hours every Saturday. Please register early to reserve a spot. Happy coding! For ages 12-18/

CONTACT:  Alexandra Remy  413-263-6843  aremy@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Monday July 23, 2018 - Saturday July 28, 2018
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Drop In Craft

Drop by the library and make a craft. DISCOVER YOUR story, YOUR summer, YOUR library. During open hours.For kids ages 5-10, but everyone is welcome to participate.

We invite you to DISCOVER Springfield City Library this summer and participate by visiting our branches, attending programs, playing at the library, and reading. This summer is about YOUR story, YOUR summer, YOUR library. Discover all the free, exciting concerts, classes, workshops and more at your library this summer! Plus, all ages can earn prizes for reading.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6846  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Monday July 23, 2018
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LEGO Club
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join your fellow LEGO fans for an afternoon of building. What can you create? Best for children ages 5 - 12.

CONTACT:  Anne Hrobsky  413-263-6843  
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday July 24, 2018
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Toddler Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. 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. Recommended for ages 1-3 1/2 years old, siblings welcome.

CONTACT:  Maeleah Carlisle  413-263-6843  mcarlisle@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Wednesday July 25, 2018
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Springfield Symphony Petting Zoo
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

The Musical Petting Zoo is a fun and informative traveling hands-on exhibit of musical instruments that's perfect for children of all ages. They Springfield Symphony will provide an introduction to the musical instruments, and then participants get a chance to bow a violin, blow a horn or tap out a rhythm on a drum. | Ages 5-12

CONTACT:  Anne Hrobsky  413-263-6843  ahrobsky@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Thursday July 26, 2018
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Make a Rainstick
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Bring your hammering skills to make your own summer music by building a rainstick. Best for children 6 - 12 years old.

CONTACT:  Anne Hrobsky  413-263-6843  
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Saturday July 28, 2018
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Ward 6 Dems Meeting
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

This is not a library-sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Matt Szafranski    ward6demsspfd@gmail.com
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Monday July 30, 2018 - Saturday August 4, 2018
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Scavenger Hunt

Stop by the library and use clues to find hidden pictures in the library. Complete the scavenger hunt, and take a trip to the prize box! During open hours. Everyone is welcome to participate.

We invite you to DISCOVER Springfield City Library this summer and participate by visiting our branches, attending programs, playing at the library, and reading. This summer is about YOUR story, YOUR summer, YOUR library. Discover all the free, exciting concerts, classes, workshops and more at your library this summer! Plus, all ages can earn prizes for reading.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6846  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Monday July 30, 2018
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LEGO Club
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join your fellow LEGO fans for an afternoon of building. What can you create? Best for children ages 5 - 12.

CONTACT:  Anne Hrobsky  413-263-6843  
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday July 31, 2018
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Toddler Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. 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. Recommended for ages 1-3 1/2 years old, siblings welcome.

CONTACT:  Maeleah Carlisle  413-263-6843  mcarlisle@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Thursday August 2, 2018
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Afterthoughts Book Discussion Group
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

This month the Forest Park Book Group will read and discuss The Alchemist by Paul Coelho.

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 - 2:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month. 

CONTACT:  Ann Harper  413-263-6843  aharper@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Saturday August 4, 2018
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Lunch Bunch at Forest Park
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Come and enjoy a fun interactive story, an engaging activity and a free light lunch. Recommended for children ages 5-12. Sponsored by Faith United Church. Held the first Saturday of the month.

CONTACT:  Forest Park  413-263-6843  mcarlisle@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
 
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Office Hours w/ City Councilor Jesse Lederman
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This is not a library-sponsored event.

Constituents are invited to meet one-on-one with At-Large City Councilor Jesse Lederman to share questions, concerns, and ideas. 

CONTACT:  City Councilor Jesse Lederman  413-285-3041  JLederman@springfieldcityhall.com
LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Monday August 6, 2018 - Saturday August 11, 2018
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Drop In Craft

Drop by the library and make a craft. DISCOVER YOUR story, YOUR summer, YOUR library. During open hours.For kids ages 5-10, but everyone is welcome to participate.

We invite you to DISCOVER Springfield City Library this summer and participate by visiting our branches, attending programs, playing at the library, and reading. This summer is about YOUR story, YOUR summer, YOUR library. Discover all the free, exciting concerts, classes, workshops and more at your library this summer! Plus, all ages can earn prizes for reading.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6846  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Monday August 6, 2018
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LEGO Club
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join your fellow LEGO fans for an afternoon of building. What can you create? Best for children ages 5 - 12.

CONTACT:  Anne Hrobsky  413-263-6843  
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday August 7, 2018
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Toddler Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. 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. Recommended for ages 1-3 1/2 years old, siblings welcome.

CONTACT:  Maeleah Carlisle  413-263-6843  mcarlisle@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Thursday August 9, 2018
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WalkBike Springfield
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

This is not a library sponsored event.

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

CONTACT:  Betsy Johnson  413-301-5387  betsy@bgjohnson.com
LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Saturday August 11, 2018
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Knot Just Knitters
11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are welcome and current members are willing to teach their skills. Some yarn and needles are provided, but donations of such items will always be welcome.  This group meets every Saturday from 11:15 AM -12:45 PM and is open to teens and adults, 13+.

CONTACT:  Ann Harper  413-623-6843  aharper@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
There are 8 spaces available.
Monday August 13, 2018 - Saturday August 18, 2018
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Scavenger Hunt

Stop by the library and use clues to find hidden pictures in the library. Complete the scavenger hunt, and take a trip to the prize box! During open hours. Everyone is welcome to participate.

We invite you to DISCOVER Springfield City Library this summer and participate by visiting our branches, attending programs, playing at the library, and reading. This summer is about YOUR story, YOUR summer, YOUR library. Discover all the free, exciting concerts, classes, workshops and more at your library this summer! Plus, all ages can earn prizes for reading.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6846  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Monday August 13, 2018
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LEGO Club
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join your fellow LEGO fans for an afternoon of building. What can you create? Best for children ages 5 - 12.

CONTACT:  Anne Hrobsky  413-263-6843  
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday August 14, 2018
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Toddler Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. 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. Recommended for ages 1-3 1/2 years old, siblings welcome.

CONTACT:  Maeleah Carlisle  413-263-6843  mcarlisle@springfieldlibrary.org
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.

CONTACT:  Alexandra Remy  413-263-6843  aremy@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Thursday August 16, 2018
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Teen Henna Party
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

All are welcome at this henna party where participants can adorn their bodies in henna designs of their own making. Indian snacks will be served while teens temporarily tattoo themselves using the ancient Indian tradition of henna. For teens ages 11-18.

CONTACT:  Alex Remy  413-263-6843  aremy@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
 
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MadLab
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us for a STEM / STEAM adventure planned for K-5 age children!

CONTACT:  Anne Hrobsky  413-263-6843  
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Saturday August 18, 2018
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Knot Just Knitters
11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are welcome and current members are willing to teach their skills. Some yarn and needles are provided, but donations of such items will always be welcome.  This group meets every Saturday from 11:15 AM -12:45 PM and is open to teens and adults, 13+.

CONTACT:  Ann Harper  413-623-6843  aharper@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Monday August 20, 2018
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LEGO Club
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join your fellow LEGO fans for an afternoon of building. What can you create? Best for children ages 5 - 12.

CONTACT:  Anne Hrobsky  413-263-6843  
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday August 21, 2018
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Toddler Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. 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. Recommended for ages 1-3 1/2 years old, siblings welcome.

CONTACT:  Maeleah Carlisle  413-263-6843  mcarlisle@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Saturday August 25, 2018
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Knot Just Knitters
11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are welcome and current members are willing to teach their skills. Some yarn and needles are provided, but donations of such items will always be welcome.  This group meets every Saturday from 11:15 AM -12:45 PM and is open to teens and adults, 13+.

CONTACT:  Ann Harper  413-623-6843  aharper@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Monday August 27, 2018
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LEGO Club
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join your fellow LEGO fans for an afternoon of building. What can you create? Best for children ages 5 - 12.

CONTACT:  Anne Hrobsky  413-263-6843  
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday August 28, 2018
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Toddler Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. 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. Recommended for ages 1-3 1/2 years old, siblings welcome.

CONTACT:  Maeleah Carlisle  413-263-6843  mcarlisle@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Saturday September 1, 2018
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Knot Just Knitters
11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are welcome and current members are willing to teach their skills. Some yarn and needles are provided, but donations of such items will always be welcome.  This group meets every Saturday from 11:15 AM -12:45 PM and is open to teens and adults, 13+.

CONTACT:  Ann Harper  413-623-6843  aharper@springfieldlibrary.org
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.

CONTACT:  Director's Office  413-263-6828 ext 290  
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Tuesday September 4, 2018
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State Primary - Polling Location
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

September 4th, 2018 - Voting - State Primary

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Saturday September 8, 2018
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Knot Just Knitters
11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are welcome and current members are willing to teach their skills. Some yarn and needles are provided, but donations of such items will always be welcome.  This group meets every Saturday from 11:15 AM -12:45 PM and is open to teens and adults, 13+.

CONTACT:  Ann Harper  413-623-6843  aharper@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
 
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Lunch Bunch at Forest Park
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Come and enjoy a fun interactive story, an engaging activity and a free light lunch. Recommended for children ages 5-12. Sponsored by Faith United Church. Held the first Saturday of the month, but this month is moved to the second Saturday.

CONTACT:  Forest Park  413-263-6843  mcarlisle@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday September 11, 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.

CONTACT:  Alexandra Remy  413-263-6843  aremy@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Thursday September 13, 2018
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Afterthoughts Book Discussion Group
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

We select a new book to discuss every month. Library copies of the book will be available at the branch. For September we will be reading: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

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 - 2:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month. 

CONTACT:  Ann Harper  413-263-6843  aharper@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Saturday September 15, 2018
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Knot Just Knitters
11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are welcome and current members are willing to teach their skills. Some yarn and needles are provided, but donations of such items will always be welcome.  This group meets every Saturday from 11:15 AM -12:45 PM and is open to teens and adults, 13+.

CONTACT:  Ann Harper  413-623-6843  aharper@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday September 18, 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; this program takes place regularly on the third Thursday of the month.

CONTACT:  Alexandra Remy  (413) 263-6843   aremy@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Thursday September 20, 2018
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Fundraising: Focusing Your Questions
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This is not a library-sponsored event.

An offering of the Sojourner Truth School for Social Change Leadership, this class is led by trainers Jennifer Ladd, Donor Organizer and Co-Founder of Class Action; and Liz Wills-O’Gilvie, Board Chair of Gardening the Community in Springfield, Chair of the Springfield Food Policy Council

In this class on fundraising, Liz Wills-O’Gilvie and Jennifer Ladd will give each person (or each team) the opportunity for specific coaching, brainstorming, and input from others to help you with your particular fundraising questions and issues.  We encourage teams of people to come together from an organiztion, and we also welcome those who come individually and want to listen and share.

CONTACT:  Lindsey P  978-430-7531  lindsey@truthschool.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Saturday September 22, 2018
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Knot Just Knitters
11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are welcome and current members are willing to teach their skills. Some yarn and needles are provided, but donations of such items will always be welcome.  This group meets every Saturday from 11:15 AM -12:45 PM and is open to teens and adults, 13+.

CONTACT:  Ann Harper  413-623-6843  aharper@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Saturday September 29, 2018
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Knot Just Knitters
11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are welcome and current members are willing to teach their skills. Some yarn and needles are provided, but donations of such items will always be welcome.  This group meets every Saturday from 11:15 AM -12:45 PM and is open to teens and adults, 13+.

CONTACT:  Ann Harper  413-623-6843  aharper@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Saturday October 6, 2018
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Knot Just Knitters
11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are welcome and current members are willing to teach their skills. Some yarn and needles are provided, but donations of such items will always be welcome.  This group meets every Saturday from 11:15 AM -12:45 PM and is open to teens and adults, 13+.

CONTACT:  Ann Harper  413-623-6843  aharper@springfieldlibrary.org
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.

CONTACT:  Director's Office  413-263-6828 ext 290  
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.

CONTACT:  Alexandra Remy  413-263-6843  aremy@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Thursday October 11, 2018
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Afterthoughts Book Discussion Group
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

We select a new book to discuss every month. Library copies of the book will be available at the branch.  For October we will be reading Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan.

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 - 2:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month. 

CONTACT:  Ann Harper  413-263-6843  aharper@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Saturday October 13, 2018
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Knot Just Knitters
11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are welcome and current members are willing to teach their skills. Some yarn and needles are provided, but donations of such items will always be welcome.  This group meets every Saturday from 11:15 AM -12:45 PM and is open to teens and adults, 13+.

CONTACT:  Ann Harper  413-623-6843  aharper@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
 
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Lunch Bunch at Forest Park
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Come and enjoy a fun interactive story, an engaging activity and a free light lunch. Recommended for children ages 5-12. Sponsored by Faith United Church. Held the first Saturday of the month, but this month is moved to the second Saturday.

CONTACT:  Forest Park  413-263-6843  mcarlisle@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday October 16, 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; this program takes place regularly on the third Thursday of the month.

CONTACT:  Alexandra Remy  (413) 263-6843   aremy@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Saturday October 20, 2018
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Knot Just Knitters
11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are welcome and current members are willing to teach their skills. Some yarn and needles are provided, but donations of such items will always be welcome.  This group meets every Saturday from 11:15 AM -12:45 PM and is open to teens and adults, 13+.

CONTACT:  Ann Harper  413-623-6843  aharper@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Saturday October 27, 2018
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Parent Village
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

This is not a library sponsored event.

Parent Village meeting. 

CONTACT:  Ayanna   413-886-9089  acconsultingandmedia@gmail.com
LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
 
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Knot Just Knitters
11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are welcome and current members are willing to teach their skills. Some yarn and needles are provided, but donations of such items will always be welcome.  This group meets every Saturday from 11:15 AM -12:45 PM and is open to teens and adults, 13+.

CONTACT:  Ann Harper  413-623-6843  aharper@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Saturday November 3, 2018
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Knot Just Knitters
11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are welcome and current members are willing to teach their skills. Some yarn and needles are provided, but donations of such items will always be welcome.  This group meets every Saturday from 11:15 AM -12:45 PM and is open to teens and adults, 13+.

CONTACT:  Ann Harper  413-623-6843  aharper@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
 
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Lunch Bunch at Forest Park
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Come and enjoy a fun interactive story, an engaging activity and a free light lunch. Recommended for children ages 5-12. Sponsored by Faith United Church. Held the first Saturday of the month.

CONTACT:  Forest Park  413-263-6843  mcarlisle@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday November 6, 2018
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State Election - Polling Location
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

November 6th, 2018 - Voting - State Election

LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Thursday November 8, 2018
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Afterthoughts Book Discussion Group
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

We select a new book to discuss every month. Library copies of the book will be available at the branch. This month we will be reading In The Days Of Rain: a Daughter, a Father, a Cult, by Rebecca Stott.

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 - 2:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month. 

CONTACT:  Ann Harper  413-263-6843  aharper@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Saturday November 10, 2018
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Knot Just Knitters
11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are welcome and current members are willing to teach their skills. Some yarn and needles are provided, but donations of such items will always be welcome.  This group meets every Saturday from 11:15 AM -12:45 PM and is open to teens and adults, 13+.

CONTACT:  Ann Harper  413-623-6843  aharper@springfieldlibrary.org
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.

CONTACT:  Director's Office  413-263-6828 ext 290  
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).

CONTACT:  Director's Office  413-263-6828 ext 290  
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Tuesday November 13, 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.

CONTACT:  Alexandra Remy  413-263-6843  aremy@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Saturday November 17, 2018
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Knot Just Knitters
11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are welcome and current members are willing to teach their skills. Some yarn and needles are provided, but donations of such items will always be welcome.  This group meets every Saturday from 11:15 AM -12:45 PM and is open to teens and adults, 13+.

CONTACT:  Ann Harper  413-623-6843  aharper@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday November 20, 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; this program takes place regularly on the third Thursday of the month.

CONTACT:  Alexandra Remy  (413) 263-6843   aremy@springfieldlibrary.org
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.

 

 

CONTACT:  Director's Office  413-263-6828 ext 290  
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.

CONTACT:  Director's Office  413-263-6828 ext 290  
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Saturday November 24, 2018
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Knot Just Knitters
11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are welcome and current members are willing to teach their skills. Some yarn and needles are provided, but donations of such items will always be welcome.  This group meets every Saturday from 11:15 AM -12:45 PM and is open to teens and adults, 13+.

CONTACT:  Ann Harper  413-623-6843  aharper@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Saturday December 1, 2018
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Knot Just Knitters
11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are welcome and current members are willing to teach their skills. Some yarn and needles are provided, but donations of such items will always be welcome.  This group meets every Saturday from 11:15 AM -12:45 PM and is open to teens and adults, 13+.

CONTACT:  Ann Harper  413-623-6843  aharper@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
 
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Lunch Bunch at Forest Park
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Come and enjoy a fun interactive story, an engaging activity and a free light lunch. Recommended for children ages 5-12. Sponsored by Faith United Church. Held the first Saturday of the month.

CONTACT:  Forest Park  413-263-6843  mcarlisle@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Saturday December 8, 2018
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Knot Just Knitters
11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are welcome and current members are willing to teach their skills. Some yarn and needles are provided, but donations of such items will always be welcome.  This group meets every Saturday from 11:15 AM -12:45 PM and is open to teens and adults, 13+.

CONTACT:  Ann Harper  413-623-6843  aharper@springfieldlibrary.org
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.

CONTACT:  Alexandra Remy  413-263-6843  aremy@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Thursday December 13, 2018
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Afterthoughts Book Discussion Group
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

We select a new book to discuss every month. Library copies of the book will be available at the branch. This month we will be reading Trajectory, by Richard Russo.  This is a book of four short stories, ranging from 39 pages to 96 pages each.

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 - 2:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month. 

CONTACT:  Ann Harper  413-263-6843  aharper@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Saturday December 15, 2018
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Knot Just Knitters
11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are welcome and current members are willing to teach their skills. Some yarn and needles are provided, but donations of such items will always be welcome.  This group meets every Saturday from 11:15 AM -12:45 PM and is open to teens and adults, 13+.

CONTACT:  Ann Harper  413-623-6843  aharper@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Tuesday December 18, 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; this program takes place regularly on the third Thursday of the month.

CONTACT:  Alexandra Remy  (413) 263-6843   aremy@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Saturday December 22, 2018
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Knot Just Knitters
11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are welcome and current members are willing to teach their skills. Some yarn and needles are provided, but donations of such items will always be welcome.  This group meets every Saturday from 11:15 AM -12:45 PM and is open to teens and adults, 13+.

CONTACT:  Ann Harper  413-623-6843  aharper@springfieldlibrary.org
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.

CONTACT:  Director's Office  413-263-6828 ext 290  
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.

CONTACT:  Director's Office  413-263-6828 ext 290  
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

 

 

CONTACT:  Director's Office  413-263-6828 ext 290  
LOCATION: All Library Locations

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