Monday March 16, 2020 - Sunday May 3, 2020
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Library Closed to the Public Mar 16 - May 3

Today, the Mayor announced an extension to the time that City Hall and all other municipal buildings, including the libraries, will remain closed to the public. The new closure date is through Sunday, May 3.

We are still answering phone and email inquiries, providing story times and reader recommendations, and many other services on social media and our website! We look forward to seeing you all soon.

We will update this information as the situation develops. Please check the Library's website for the latest information. www.SpringfieldLibrary.org

LOCATION: East Forest Park
Tuesday March 17, 2020 - Sunday May 17, 2020
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All Programs, Events and Meetings Temporarily Suspended

Per the recommendation of the Health Commissioner, the Springfield City Library is suspending all programs and events through Sunday, May 17th.

We will also be closing our community rooms to outside use until further notice, with status to be reviewed weekly after May 17th. 

If you have any questions, please contact the library. Thank you for your understanding, and we apologize for the inconvenience. 

LOCATION: East Forest Park
Tuesday April 7, 2020 - Saturday April 11, 2020
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CANCELED - Linocut Printing

A fun process that begins with carving a design into linoleum, and then transferring the design onto paper. Drop-in program for ages 11 and up.

CONTACT:  Deanna Irizarry-Fields  413-505-0107  DIrizarry-Fields@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday April 7, 2020
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CANCELED - Workforce Issues Adhoc Subcommittee
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Organizational meeting for newly established adhoc committee of the City Council for Workforce issues.

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Councilor Victor Davila  413-297-8614  vdavila@springfieldcityhall.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Wednesday April 8, 2020
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CANCELED - Out of School Time Community Stakeholders Meeting
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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CANCELED - SPS Library Department Meeting
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Monthly library department meeting

This is a non-library sponsored event

CONTACT:  Colleen Hewlett  413-478-7595  HewlettC@springfieldpublicschools.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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CANCELED - Art & Comics Creation Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

If you want to draw, paint, or collaborate, come work on your project or start something new with fellow enthusiasts. Choose from individual prompts or a group activity to get your creativity going. Snacks will be provided. For ages 10-18, every second Wednesday.

CONTACT:  Kat Good-Schiff  413-263-2836  kgood-schiff@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Teen Room
 
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East Forest Park Civic Association
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Thursday April 9, 2020
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CANCELED - Daisy Troop Meeting
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Meeting of Troop 65166

This is a non-library sponsored event. 

LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Friday April 10, 2020
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CANCELED - Kids Can Knit
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Anyone can learn to knit hats, scarves and other fun projects with Zippy Looms and Knitting Boards.  We will provide yarn and instruction for children age 8 and up.  We will also provide traditional knitting needles and crochet hooks for those who want to learn.  We will meet weekly on Fridays from 3-4 p.m.

CONTACT:  Linda Grodofsky  413-263-6836  Lgrodofsky@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Teen Room
Saturday April 11, 2020
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CANCELED - Ward Seven Democratic Committee
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Virginia Lyons  413-726-8616  ginlyons@yahoo.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Monday April 13, 2020
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CANCELED- Kiwanis Club
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Tuesday April 14, 2020 - Friday April 17, 2020
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CANCELED - Pixel Art

Perler beads are small, heat activated beads that you can lay on a mat to create interesting patterns. Come in and arrange the beads into any shape or pattern you desire. Then attach your design to a magnet! Drop-in program open for all ages.

 

CONTACT:  Deanna Irizarry-Fields  413-505-0107  DIrizarry-Fields@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday April 15, 2020
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CANCELED - Free Chair Massage!
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Experience the relief of massage, and feel your stress evaporate with Christina Conti, a fully licensed and professional massage therapist. First come first served, 18+.

CONTACT:  Linda Grodofsky  4132636836  Lgrodofsky@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Cafe
 
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CANCELED - Invasion of the Bunnies
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Come meet some soft, fluffy Lionhead bunnies Poppy, Sophia and Tobie. Dina Trimboli, their handler will introduce children to the bunnies and how to care for these special creatures and what is needed to have a pet rabbit at home.Find out fun facts about these bunnies like why they are called Lionhead bunnies. Lionhead bunnies are not only cute and perky, they are very good-natured and they make wonderful pets for families. All ages.

CONTACT:  Maureen Tipton  413-263-6836  mtipton@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Children's Room
 
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CANCELED- Playback Theatre NOW Presents Stories About Community
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM


Playback Theatre NOW (PTN) leads participants in telling and enacting their true-life stories. Through improvised acting, movement, and sound, the magic of creativity comes to life as we focus on the essence of each character and story. PTN serves diverse populations. No experience necessary. Come and join us with this powerful technique to heal ourselves and others through stories and empathy! Please rsvp to gineenlee@gmail.com to reserve your spot.

This is a non-library sponsored event

CONTACT:  Gineen Cooper  413-455-8620  gineenlee@gmail.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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CANCELED - Books & Brew Book Group
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Cure your mid-week blues with a lively book discussion and some coffee, tea, or root beer at the East Forest Park library. Copies of the discussion book will be available at the library prior to the meeting. Since we’ll meet in the Cafe, participants are welcome to bring their own food or something to share. The group usually meets on the first Wednesdays of the month, no sign-up needed. In April only, we'll meet on the third Wednesday.18+

The book for our Wednesday, April 15 discussion is Ordinary Light, by Tracy K. Smith.

CONTACT:  Kat Good-Schiff  413-263-2836  kgood-schiff@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Cafe
 
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CANCELED - Manga Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Calling all manga fans! Come read and discuss some of the best manga out there, explore your favorite characters, and maybe even create fan-fiction stories of your own. We'll meet every third Wednesday with snacks, advice, and fun. For ages 10-18.

CONTACT:  Kat Good-Schiff  413-263-2836  kgood-schiff@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Teen Room
Thursday April 16, 2020
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CANCELED- Daisy Troop Meeting
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Meeting of Troop 65166

This is a non-library sponsored event. 

LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Friday April 17, 2020
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CANCELED - Kids Can Knit
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Anyone can learn to knit hats, scarves and other fun projects with Zippy Looms and Knitting Boards.  We will provide yarn and instruction for children age 8 and up.  We will also provide traditional knitting needles and crochet hooks for those who want to learn.  We will meet weekly on Fridays from 3-4 p.m.

CONTACT:  Linda Grodofsky  413-263-6836  Lgrodofsky@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Teen Room
 
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CANCELED - Chess with Friends
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you enjoy playing chess? Want to meet some fellow players? Come to the Teen Room and bring a friend or make a new one! The library has several chess sets available. No instruction offered; this is a drop-in club. 1st & 3rd Fridays, 3 - 4:30 p.m. Ages 10-18.

CONTACT:  Kat Good-Schiff  413-263-6836  kgood-schiff@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Teen Room
Saturday April 18, 2020
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CANCELED- Meet the Doula
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Meet your local doula!

Springfield community-based doula initiative. Find out what a doula is and how it is beneficial to your labor, birth, and delivery. Postpartum doulas are available also. How are these doulas beneficial to your health and well being? Come find out!

This is a non-library sponsored event

CONTACT:  Tanita Council  4136269429  tanitacouncil@gmail.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Tuesday April 21, 2020 - Friday April 24, 2020
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CANCELED - Trash Art

Trash art encourages the reuse of discarded materials into amazing works of art. One person’s trash is another person’s treasure! Drop-in program for ages 11 and up.

CONTACT:  Deanna Irizarry-Fields  413-505-0107  DIrizarry-Fields@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday April 21, 2020
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CANCELED- Say My Name
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

This event is to bring awareness to domestic violence and learn about the new laws to protect your loved one.

This is a non-library sponsored event. 

CONTACT:  Pastor Annette Simmons  4138834476  msanders33@comcast.net
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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CANCELED- Linking Latino Educators Peer Support Group
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

LLEPSG will be hosting a monthly meeting to support local Latino educators in their language.  Topics are all related to early childhood education.  

This is a non-library sponsored event

CONTACT:  Rosemary M Hernandez   4133061383  rhernandez@clarendonees.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Wednesday April 22, 2020
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CANCELED- Springfield Partners for Community Action
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Springfield Partners for Community Action will provide a panel with an attorney, a financial planner, a funeral planner and other experts with free advice on planning for future financial wellness.  Lunch will be available for all attendees.  

CONTACT:  Anthony Thomas  413 263-600 Ext.6568  anthonyt@springfieldpartnersinc.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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CANCELED - Visit with Toto the Tornado Kitty
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Meet survivor Toto the Tornado Kitty. He was a tiny kitten weighing 6 ounces when found in the relief effort following the June 1, 2011 devastating F3 tornado in Brimfield, MA. Now a cat, Toto has two books telling his special story. A story that will leave a smile on your face and warm your heart. Meet the famous, cool cat along with his owner/author Jonathan Hall! Hear Jonathan tell the story of Toto's remarkable rescue. All Ages.

CONTACT:  Maureen Tipton  413-263-6836  mtipton@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Children's Room
 
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CANCELED - Dungeons & Dragons
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join us every 4th Wednesday to tell a story together as we guide our characters through quests, battles, challenges, intrigue, and more. Use a character you've already developed or start fresh with a new one. Both experienced & new players are welcome. Snacks will be served. For ages 12-18 (or 10 and up with experience).

CONTACT:  Kat Good-Schiff  413-263-2836  kgood-schiff@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Teen Room
 
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CANCELED - Chocolate Tasting: Better than on Valentine's Day!
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Chocolate comes in many varieties from bitter to sweet, and dark to light. Hear about its fascinating origins, influences, and content while sampling a range of tempting and delicious chocolates free to you to enjoy. 

Participants are invited to prepare a favorite chocolate delicacy to share.  When registering to attend, please let us know of any food allergies. 18+

CONTACT:  Linda Grodofsky  413 263-6836  Lgrodofsky@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Thursday April 23, 2020
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CANCELED - Afterthoughts @ Raymond A. Jordan Senior Center
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Explore great books, join in on a lively discussion, and meet others who enjoy reading too. The group selects a new book every month, and new members are always welcome. Contact librarian Linda Grodofsky at 413-263-6836 for more information. Meets on the 4th Thursday of each month at the Raymond A. Jordan Senior Center (1476 Roosevelt Avenue Springfield MA). Age 55+ Copies are available at the East Forest Park Branch Library in a variety of formats (large print, audiobook, etc.) or at the Raymond Jordan Senior Center.  Our April selection is Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford.

CONTACT:  Linda Grodofsky  413 263-6836  lgrodofsky@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Offsite
 
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CANCELED- Daisy Troop Meeting
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Meeting of Troop 65166

This is a non-library sponsored event. 

LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Friday April 24, 2020
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CANCELED - Paint and Plant a Flower Pot
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 Celebrate Spring and paint a flower pot! Add some soil and flower seeds-take it home and watch it grow. Great gift idea for Mother's Day. All supplies will be provided while they last. Ages 4 and up.

CONTACT:  Maureen Tipton  413-263-6836  mtipton@springfieldlibray.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Children's Room
 
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CANCELED - Kids Can Knit
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Anyone can learn to knit hats, scarves and other fun projects with Zippy Looms and Knitting Boards.  We will provide yarn and instruction for children age 8 and up.  We will also provide traditional knitting needles and crochet hooks for those who want to learn.  We will meet weekly on Fridays from 3-4 p.m.

CONTACT:  Linda Grodofsky  413-263-6836  Lgrodofsky@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Teen Room
Saturday April 25, 2020
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CANCELED- Seeds of a Father Meeting
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CONTACT:  Kevin Green    Kevingreen.soaf@gma   Kevingreen.soaf@gmail.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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CANCELED - Composting 101
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join Kristie Valenze for a presentation to learn how to get started with composting in your own backyard! Learn about new ways of composting, including Kristie's new project using a solar digest compactor. Ask questions, provide input and meet your neighbors of East Forest Park at this workshop.

CONTACT:  Grace Larochelle  413-787-6647  glarochelle@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Monday April 27, 2020 - Friday May 1, 2020
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CANCELED - Woodburning on Leather

Use a woodburning pen to burn designs into leather. By using this tool on leather, you can decorate and personalize anything from belts to wallets. Swap out different tips to create a variety of detailed lines, or experiment with traditional drawing techniques such as shading, crosshatching, and stippling. Drop-in program for ages 11 and up.

CONTACT:  Deanna Irizarry-Fields  413-505-0107  DIrizarry-Fields@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Monday April 27, 2020 - Saturday May 2, 2020
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CANCELED - Flower Friends

We're celebrating Spring at the East Forest Park Branch Library by creating some colorful flowers with an assortment of craft supplies. All ages are welcome for this fun, family friendly drop in craft all week.

CONTACT:  Maureen Tipton  413-726-8656  mtipton@springfieldlibray.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Children's Room
Wednesday April 29, 2020
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CANCELED- Screening of Film Fix it
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

 Western Mass Medicare for All, a community organization that seeks to promote the concept of single-payer universal health care is screening the film "Fix It," (run-time 58 min), which presents the case for a single-payer healthcare system in the US. Moderated discussion of the issues raised to follow.

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  John Wright  (413) 531-5303  johnwright019@gmail.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Thursday April 30, 2020
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CANCELED- Daisy Troop Meeting
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Meeting of Troop 65166

This is a non-library sponsored event. 

LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Friday May 1, 2020
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CANCELED - Chess with Friends
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you enjoy playing chess? Want to meet some fellow players? Come to the Teen Room and bring a friend or make a new one! The library has several chess sets available. No instruction offered; this is a drop-in club. 1st & 3rd Fridays, 3 - 4:30 p.m. Ages 10-18.

CONTACT:  Kat Good-Schiff  413-263-6836  kgood-schiff@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Teen Room
Tuesday May 5, 2020
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CANCELED- Workforce Issues Adhoc Subcommittee
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Organizational meeting for newly established adhoc committee of the City Council for Workforce issues.

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Councilor Victor Davila  413-297-8614  vdavila@springfieldcityhall.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Wednesday May 6, 2020
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CANCELED- Golden Agers Club Meeting, Mayflower Branch
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Cecile Benoit  413-736-8669  
LOCATION: East Forest Park Cafe
 
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Census Day Celebration!
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Come to our celebrartion of Springfield and the Census. We will have food, entertainment, and prizes - including a grand prize raffle for a Nintendo Switch Lite! If you haven't filled out the Census, we will have folks who can help you get it done. Join us for a great party. When you fill out the 2020 Census, you make sure Springfield Counts! 

CONTACT:  Elizabeth McKinstry    emckinstry@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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CANCELED - Books & Brew Book Group
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Cure your mid-week blues with a lively book discussion and some coffee, tea, or root beer at the East Forest Park library. Copies of the discussion book will be available at the library prior to the meeting. Since we’ll meet in the Cafe, participants are welcome to bring their own food or something to share. First Wednesdays of the month, no sign-up needed. 18+

The book for our Wednesday, May 6 discussion is Threading my prayer rug: one woman's journey from Pakistani Muslim to American Muslim, by Sabeeha Rehman.

CONTACT:  Kat Good-Schiff  413-263-2836  kgood-schiff@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Cafe
 
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CANCELED- Bass Pond Club Board Meeting
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Bass Pond Club will meet to discuss opening day for the club.

This is a non-library sponsored event

CONTACT:  Felicia Gregory  413-342-7636  fgregory87@gmail.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Thursday May 7, 2020
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CANCELED- Daisy Troop Meeting
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Meeting of Troop 65166

This is a non-library sponsored event. 

LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Saturday May 9, 2020
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CANCELED- Ward Seven Democratic Committee
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Virginia Lyons  413-726-8616  ginlyons@yahoo.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Monday May 11, 2020
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CANCELED- Kiwanis Club
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Wednesday May 13, 2020
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CANCELED- Out of School Time Community Stakeholders Meeting
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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CANCELED- SPS Library Department Meeting
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Monthly library department meeting

This is a non-library sponsored event

CONTACT:  Colleen Hewlett  413-478-7595  HewlettC@springfieldpublicschools.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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CANCELED - Art & Comics Creation Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

If you want to draw, paint, or collaborate, come work on your project or start something new with fellow enthusiasts. Choose from individual prompts or a group activity to get your creativity going. Snacks will be provided. For ages 10-18, every second Wednesday.

CONTACT:  Kat Good-Schiff  413-263-2836  kgood-schiff@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Teen Room
 
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CANCELED- East Forest Park Civic Association
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Thursday May 14, 2020
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CANCELED- Daisy Troop Meeting
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Meeting of Troop 65166

This is a non-library sponsored event. 

LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Friday May 15, 2020
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CANCELED - Chess with Friends
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you enjoy playing chess? Want to meet some fellow players? Come to the Teen Room and bring a friend or make a new one! The library has several chess sets available. No instruction offered; this is a drop-in club. 1st & 3rd Fridays, 3 - 4:30 p.m. Ages 10-18.

CONTACT:  Kat Good-Schiff  413-263-6836  kgood-schiff@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Teen Room
Saturday May 16, 2020
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CANCELED- Seeds of a Father Meeting
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
CONTACT:  Kevin Green    Kevingreen.soaf@gma   Kevingreen.soaf@gmail.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Tuesday May 19, 2020
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SLF-Board Meeeting
3:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Springfield Library Foundation Board Meeting

CONTACT:  Violette Giammarino  413-263-6828  campaignassistant@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Wednesday May 20, 2020
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Golden Agers Club Meeting, Mayflower Branch
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Cecile Benoit  413-736-8669  
LOCATION: East Forest Park Cafe
 
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Manga Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Calling all manga fans! Come read and discuss some of the best manga out there, explore your favorite characters, and maybe even create fan-fiction stories of your own. We'll meet every third Wednesday with snacks, advice, and fun. For ages 10-18.

CONTACT:  Kat Good-Schiff  413-263-2836  kgood-schiff@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Teen Room
Thursday May 21, 2020
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Daisy Troop Meeting
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Meeting of Troop 65166

This is a non-library sponsored event. 

LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Wednesday May 27, 2020
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Get Your Game On!
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

We are hosting a Game Night at our brand new East Forest Park Branch Library. Spend some quality time together with your family and friends. Mark your calendar for an evening of fun with board games, puzzles, snacks and more. All Ages.

CONTACT:  Maureen Tipton  413-263-6836  mtipton@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Children's Room
 
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Dungeons & Dragons
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join us every 4th Wednesday to tell a story together as we guide our characters through quests, battles, challenges, intrigue, and more. Use a character you've already developed or start fresh with a new one. Both experienced & new players are welcome. Snacks will be served. For ages 12-18 (or 10 and up with experience).

CONTACT:  Kat Good-Schiff  413-263-2836  kgood-schiff@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Teen Room
 
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Bass Pond Club Board Meeting
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Bass Pond Club will discuss the club's future projects.

This is a non-library sponsored event

CONTACT:  Felicia Gregory  413-342-7636  fgregory87@gmail.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Thursday May 28, 2020
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Daisy Troop Meeting
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Meeting of Troop 65166

This is a non-library sponsored event. 

LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Wednesday June 3, 2020
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Kindness Rock Painting
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Sometimes we all need a little encouragement, a kind word or something to just make us smile. Come paint an uplifting message, word or picture on a rock. The goal of this program is to inspire others and spread kindness. The rocks will be distributed around the East Forest Park neighborhood.

CONTACT:  Maureen Tipton  413-263-6836  mtipton@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Children's Room
Friday June 5, 2020
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Chess with Friends
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you enjoy playing chess? Want to meet some fellow players? Come to the Teen Room and bring a friend or make a new one! The library has several chess sets available. No instruction offered; this is a drop-in club. 1st & 3rd Fridays, 3 - 4:30 p.m. Ages 10-18.

CONTACT:  Kat Good-Schiff  413-263-6836  kgood-schiff@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Teen Room
Saturday June 6, 2020
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Flying High Doggies
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join us on the lawn outside of the East Forest Park Branch Library for an amazing show from some of the most athletic Border Collies on the planet. They’ll perform with Mike Piazza, multiple world finalist and world record holder in K-9 Frisbee and the current #1 Professional K-9 frisbee performer in the world! There will be a variety of frisbee stunts and other entertaining tricks during the performance and lots of audience participation.

Fun for humans of all ages! Please bring your own blanket or lawn chairs for this special outdoor event.

CONTACT:  Maureen Tipton  413-263-6836  mtipton@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Monday June 8, 2020
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Kiwanis Club
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Wednesday June 10, 2020
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Art & Comics Creation Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

If you want to draw, paint, or collaborate, come work on your project or start something new with fellow enthusiasts. Choose from individual prompts or a group activity to get your creativity going. Snacks will be provided. For ages 10-18, every second Wednesday.

CONTACT:  Kat Good-Schiff  413-263-2836  kgood-schiff@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Teen Room
 
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East Forest Park Civic Association
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Thursday June 11, 2020
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Hampden County Commission on the Status of Women and Girls
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Monthly public meeting of the Hampden County Commission on the Status of Women and Girls.

This is a non-library sponsored event. 

CONTACT:  Dawn DiStefano  413-519-3416  ddistefano@sdn.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Saturday June 13, 2020
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Ward Seven Democratic Committee
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Virginia Lyons  413-726-8616  ginlyons@yahoo.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Wednesday June 17, 2020
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Books & Brew Book Group
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Cure your mid-week blues with a lively book discussion and some coffee, tea, or root beer at the East Forest Park library. Copies of the discussion book will be available at the library prior to the meeting. Since we’ll meet in the Cafe, participants are welcome to bring their own food or something to share. No sign-up needed.18+

The book for our Wednesday, June 17 discussion is Ordinary Light: A Memoir by Tracy K. Smith

CONTACT:  Kat Good-Schiff  413-263-2836  kgood-schiff@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Cafe
 
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Manga Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Calling all manga fans! Come read and discuss some of the best manga out there, explore your favorite characters, and maybe even create fan-fiction stories of your own. We'll meet every third Wednesday with snacks, advice, and fun. For ages 10-18.

CONTACT:  Kat Good-Schiff  413-263-2836  kgood-schiff@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Teen Room
Friday June 19, 2020
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Chess with Friends
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you enjoy playing chess? Want to meet some fellow players? Come to the Teen Room and bring a friend or make a new one! The library has several chess sets available. No instruction offered; this is a drop-in club. 1st & 3rd Fridays, 3 - 4:30 p.m. Ages 10-18.

CONTACT:  Kat Good-Schiff  413-263-6836  kgood-schiff@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Teen Room
Saturday June 20, 2020
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Seeds of a Father Meeting
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
CONTACT:  Kevin Green    Kevingreen.soaf@gma   Kevingreen.soaf@gmail.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Wednesday June 24, 2020
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Dungeons & Dragons
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join us every 4th Wednesday to tell a story together as we guide our characters through quests, battles, challenges, intrigue, and more. Use a character you've already developed or start fresh with a new one. Both experienced & new players are welcome. Snacks will be served. For ages 12-18 (or 10 and up with experience).

CONTACT:  Kat Good-Schiff  413-263-2836  kgood-schiff@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Teen Room
Thursday June 25, 2020
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Afterthoughts @Raymond A. Jordan Senior Center
Wednesday July 1, 2020
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Books & Brew Book Group
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Cure your mid-week blues with a lively book discussion and some coffee, tea, or root beer at the East Forest Park library. Copies of the discussion book will be available at the library prior to the meeting. Since we’ll meet in the Cafe, participants are welcome to bring their own food or something to share. First Wednesdays of the month, no sign-up needed. 18+

The book for our Wednesday, June 3 discussion is Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood, by Trevor Noah.

CONTACT:  Kat Good-Schiff  413-263-2836  kgood-schiff@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Cafe
Wednesday July 8, 2020
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East Forest Park Civic Association
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Saturday July 11, 2020
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Ward Seven Democratic Committee
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Virginia Lyons  413-726-8616  ginlyons@yahoo.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Monday July 13, 2020
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Kiwanis Club
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Saturday August 8, 2020
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Ward Seven Democratic Committee
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Virginia Lyons  413-726-8616  ginlyons@yahoo.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Monday August 10, 2020
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Kiwanis Club
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Wednesday August 12, 2020
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East Forest Park Civic Association
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Wednesday September 9, 2020
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East Forest Park Civic Association
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Saturday September 12, 2020
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Ward Seven Democratic Committee
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Virginia Lyons  413-726-8616  ginlyons@yahoo.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Monday September 14, 2020
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Kiwanis Club
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Wednesday October 7, 2020
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Sector H Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
CONTACT:  Paul Samble    
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Saturday October 10, 2020
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Ward Seven Democratic Committee
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Virginia Lyons  413-726-8616  ginlyons@yahoo.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Monday October 12, 2020
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Kiwanis Club
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Wednesday October 14, 2020
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East Forest Park Civic Association
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Monday November 9, 2020
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Kiwanis Club
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Wednesday November 11, 2020
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East Forest Park Civic Association
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Saturday November 14, 2020
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Ward Seven Democratic Committee
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Virginia Lyons  413-726-8616  ginlyons@yahoo.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Wednesday December 9, 2020
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East Forest Park Civic Association
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Saturday December 12, 2020
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Ward Seven Democratic Committee
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Virginia Lyons  413-726-8616  ginlyons@yahoo.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Monday December 14, 2020
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Kiwanis Club
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

This is a non-library sponsored event.

LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room

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