Saturday July 31, 2021
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* Discover Your Summer *

Summer Reading is for everyone! Read for 20 minutes a day and earn a free book of your choice after just 30 days of reading. Discover free take-and-make activities for all ages, outdoor programs, and more! Write book reviews and get a chance to win prizes. Pick up your DISCOVER bag at any library on or after June 14, and let YOUR summer adventure begin!  DISCOVER bags limited to first 1200 participants. For all ages.

Details at the website - and be sure to subscribe to our email newsletter to get all the details!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828 x293  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Discover: Grocery Play Activity Kits

Write a shopping list, sort and count, learn food names, and fill up your grocery basket all while helping your child get ready to read through a fun playtime. Play is one of the best ways for children to learn language and literacy skills. Children learn about language through playing, their actions help them put thoughts into words and talk about what they are doing. Ages 2-5.

At the following library locations: Central Library, East Forest Park, Forest Park, Mason Square, Sixteen Acres

CONTACT:  Talin Linina  413-263-6828 ext. 39  tlinina@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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July Sun and Stars Scavenger Hunt

What can you find in July? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Return the completed list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.

CONTACT:  Kate Potapova  413 263-6853  kpotapova@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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So Simple Crayon Rubbing

Crayons are for more than drawing!  Encourage your child's creativity and their appreciation of the world around them by making amazingly easy texture art. Pick up a take and make bag with peeled crayons, paper, a starter kit of items to rub, and a parent tip sheet to maximize the educational fun. Ideal for 3-5 year olds with children of all ages welcome.

At the following library locations: Sixteen Acres, Mason Square, Central Library, Forest Park, East Forest Park, Brightwood Branch.

CONTACT:  Lori Chasen  413-263-6858  rlchasen@comcast.net
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Monday August 2, 2021
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* Discover Your Summer *

Summer Reading is for everyone! Read for 20 minutes a day and earn a free book of your choice after just 30 days of reading. Discover free take-and-make activities for all ages, outdoor programs, and more! Write book reviews and get a chance to win prizes. Pick up your DISCOVER bag at any library on or after June 14, and let YOUR summer adventure begin!  DISCOVER bags limited to first 1200 participants. For all ages.

Details at the website - and be sure to subscribe to our email newsletter to get all the details!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828 x293  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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August Seaside Sensory Scavenger Hunt

What can you find in August? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Return the completed list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.

CONTACT:  Kate Potapova  413 263-6853  kpotapova@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Count the Seashells

How many seashells are in the box? Take a good look! The person whose guess comes closest wins a fun summer prize! All ages. 

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413-263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Discover: Baby Shark Sensory Bag

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo! Pick up a bag of supplies and have some sensory fun with your small child along with a Baby Shark board book! If you have a child under 5, call to pick up a bag curbside, all August while supplies last!

At the following library locations: Central, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park Library, Brightwood, and Sixteen Acres.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Discover: Seaside Fun

Set sail for seaside fun! Catch a wave for a treasure bag filled with activities and crafts inspired by the sea and sand. Instructions and related activities included. Designed for families with children in grades K-5. All locations

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Pre-readers and their loved ones can use this activity page to build the foundation of early reading skills! Complete all the activities and return to the library by the end of August for a free book!

Available at the following library locations: Brightwood, Central Library, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park, Sixteen Acres

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Tuesday August 3, 2021
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* Discover Your Summer *

Summer Reading is for everyone! Read for 20 minutes a day and earn a free book of your choice after just 30 days of reading. Discover free take-and-make activities for all ages, outdoor programs, and more! Write book reviews and get a chance to win prizes. Pick up your DISCOVER bag at any library on or after June 14, and let YOUR summer adventure begin!  DISCOVER bags limited to first 1200 participants. For all ages.

Details at the website - and be sure to subscribe to our email newsletter to get all the details!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828 x293  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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August Seaside Sensory Scavenger Hunt

What can you find in August? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Return the completed list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.

CONTACT:  Kate Potapova  413 263-6853  kpotapova@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Count the Seashells

How many seashells are in the box? Take a good look! The person whose guess comes closest wins a fun summer prize! All ages. 

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413-263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Discover: Baby Shark Sensory Bag

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo! Pick up a bag of supplies and have some sensory fun with your small child along with a Baby Shark board book! If you have a child under 5, call to pick up a bag curbside, all August while supplies last!

At the following library locations: Central, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park Library, Brightwood, and Sixteen Acres.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Discover: Seaside Fun

Set sail for seaside fun! Catch a wave for a treasure bag filled with activities and crafts inspired by the sea and sand. Instructions and related activities included. Designed for families with children in grades K-5. All locations

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Pre-readers and their loved ones can use this activity page to build the foundation of early reading skills! Complete all the activities and return to the library by the end of August for a free book!

Available at the following library locations: Brightwood, Central Library, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park, Sixteen Acres

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Wednesday August 4, 2021
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* Discover Your Summer *

Summer Reading is for everyone! Read for 20 minutes a day and earn a free book of your choice after just 30 days of reading. Discover free take-and-make activities for all ages, outdoor programs, and more! Write book reviews and get a chance to win prizes. Pick up your DISCOVER bag at any library on or after June 14, and let YOUR summer adventure begin!  DISCOVER bags limited to first 1200 participants. For all ages.

Details at the website - and be sure to subscribe to our email newsletter to get all the details!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828 x293  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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August Seaside Sensory Scavenger Hunt

What can you find in August? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Return the completed list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.

CONTACT:  Kate Potapova  413 263-6853  kpotapova@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Count the Seashells

How many seashells are in the box? Take a good look! The person whose guess comes closest wins a fun summer prize! All ages. 

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413-263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Discover: Baby Shark Sensory Bag

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo! Pick up a bag of supplies and have some sensory fun with your small child along with a Baby Shark board book! If you have a child under 5, call to pick up a bag curbside, all August while supplies last!

At the following library locations: Central, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park Library, Brightwood, and Sixteen Acres.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Discover: Seaside Fun

Set sail for seaside fun! Catch a wave for a treasure bag filled with activities and crafts inspired by the sea and sand. Instructions and related activities included. Designed for families with children in grades K-5. All locations

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Pre-readers and their loved ones can use this activity page to build the foundation of early reading skills! Complete all the activities and return to the library by the end of August for a free book!

Available at the following library locations: Brightwood, Central Library, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park, Sixteen Acres

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Thursday August 5, 2021
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* Discover Your Summer *

Summer Reading is for everyone! Read for 20 minutes a day and earn a free book of your choice after just 30 days of reading. Discover free take-and-make activities for all ages, outdoor programs, and more! Write book reviews and get a chance to win prizes. Pick up your DISCOVER bag at any library on or after June 14, and let YOUR summer adventure begin!  DISCOVER bags limited to first 1200 participants. For all ages.

Details at the website - and be sure to subscribe to our email newsletter to get all the details!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828 x293  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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August Seaside Sensory Scavenger Hunt

What can you find in August? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Return the completed list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.

CONTACT:  Kate Potapova  413 263-6853  kpotapova@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Count the Seashells

How many seashells are in the box? Take a good look! The person whose guess comes closest wins a fun summer prize! All ages. 

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413-263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Discover: Baby Shark Sensory Bag

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo! Pick up a bag of supplies and have some sensory fun with your small child along with a Baby Shark board book! If you have a child under 5, call to pick up a bag curbside, all August while supplies last!

At the following library locations: Central, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park Library, Brightwood, and Sixteen Acres.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Discover: Seaside Fun

Set sail for seaside fun! Catch a wave for a treasure bag filled with activities and crafts inspired by the sea and sand. Instructions and related activities included. Designed for families with children in grades K-5. All locations

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Pre-readers and their loved ones can use this activity page to build the foundation of early reading skills! Complete all the activities and return to the library by the end of August for a free book!

Available at the following library locations: Brightwood, Central Library, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park, Sixteen Acres

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Friday August 6, 2021
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* Discover Your Summer *

Summer Reading is for everyone! Read for 20 minutes a day and earn a free book of your choice after just 30 days of reading. Discover free take-and-make activities for all ages, outdoor programs, and more! Write book reviews and get a chance to win prizes. Pick up your DISCOVER bag at any library on or after June 14, and let YOUR summer adventure begin!  DISCOVER bags limited to first 1200 participants. For all ages.

Details at the website - and be sure to subscribe to our email newsletter to get all the details!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828 x293  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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August Seaside Sensory Scavenger Hunt

What can you find in August? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Return the completed list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.

CONTACT:  Kate Potapova  413 263-6853  kpotapova@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Count the Seashells

How many seashells are in the box? Take a good look! The person whose guess comes closest wins a fun summer prize! All ages. 

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413-263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Discover: Baby Shark Sensory Bag

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo! Pick up a bag of supplies and have some sensory fun with your small child along with a Baby Shark board book! If you have a child under 5, call to pick up a bag curbside, all August while supplies last!

At the following library locations: Central, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park Library, Brightwood, and Sixteen Acres.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Discover: Seaside Fun

Set sail for seaside fun! Catch a wave for a treasure bag filled with activities and crafts inspired by the sea and sand. Instructions and related activities included. Designed for families with children in grades K-5. All locations

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Pre-readers and their loved ones can use this activity page to build the foundation of early reading skills! Complete all the activities and return to the library by the end of August for a free book!

Available at the following library locations: Brightwood, Central Library, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park, Sixteen Acres

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Saturday August 7, 2021
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* Discover Your Summer *

Summer Reading is for everyone! Read for 20 minutes a day and earn a free book of your choice after just 30 days of reading. Discover free take-and-make activities for all ages, outdoor programs, and more! Write book reviews and get a chance to win prizes. Pick up your DISCOVER bag at any library on or after June 14, and let YOUR summer adventure begin!  DISCOVER bags limited to first 1200 participants. For all ages.

Details at the website - and be sure to subscribe to our email newsletter to get all the details!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828 x293  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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August Seaside Sensory Scavenger Hunt

What can you find in August? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Return the completed list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.

CONTACT:  Kate Potapova  413 263-6853  kpotapova@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Count the Seashells

How many seashells are in the box? Take a good look! The person whose guess comes closest wins a fun summer prize! All ages. 

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413-263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Discover: Baby Shark Sensory Bag

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo! Pick up a bag of supplies and have some sensory fun with your small child along with a Baby Shark board book! If you have a child under 5, call to pick up a bag curbside, all August while supplies last!

At the following library locations: Central, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park Library, Brightwood, and Sixteen Acres.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Discover: Seaside Fun

Set sail for seaside fun! Catch a wave for a treasure bag filled with activities and crafts inspired by the sea and sand. Instructions and related activities included. Designed for families with children in grades K-5. All locations

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Pre-readers and their loved ones can use this activity page to build the foundation of early reading skills! Complete all the activities and return to the library by the end of August for a free book!

Available at the following library locations: Brightwood, Central Library, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park, Sixteen Acres

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Monday August 9, 2021
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* Discover Your Summer *

Summer Reading is for everyone! Read for 20 minutes a day and earn a free book of your choice after just 30 days of reading. Discover free take-and-make activities for all ages, outdoor programs, and more! Write book reviews and get a chance to win prizes. Pick up your DISCOVER bag at any library on or after June 14, and let YOUR summer adventure begin!  DISCOVER bags limited to first 1200 participants. For all ages.

Details at the website - and be sure to subscribe to our email newsletter to get all the details!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828 x293  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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August Seaside Sensory Scavenger Hunt

What can you find in August? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Return the completed list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.

CONTACT:  Kate Potapova  413 263-6853  kpotapova@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Count the Seashells

How many seashells are in the box? Take a good look! The person whose guess comes closest wins a fun summer prize! All ages. 

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413-263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Discover: Baby Shark Sensory Bag

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo! Pick up a bag of supplies and have some sensory fun with your small child along with a Baby Shark board book! If you have a child under 5, call to pick up a bag curbside, all August while supplies last!

At the following library locations: Central, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park Library, Brightwood, and Sixteen Acres.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Discover: Seaside Fun

Set sail for seaside fun! Catch a wave for a treasure bag filled with activities and crafts inspired by the sea and sand. Instructions and related activities included. Designed for families with children in grades K-5. All locations

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Pre-readers and their loved ones can use this activity page to build the foundation of early reading skills! Complete all the activities and return to the library by the end of August for a free book!

Available at the following library locations: Brightwood, Central Library, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park, Sixteen Acres

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Get Ready for Kindergarten Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Are you going to Kindergarten this fall? Hooray! Join us in the quadrangle behind the central library for Get Ready For Kindergarten Storytime! We'll sing and dance and tell stories to help you get excited and ready to jump into school!

CONTACT:  Samantha Hoffman  413.263.6828, x201  shoffman@springfield.org
LOCATION: Central Library
Tuesday August 10, 2021
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* Discover Your Summer *

Summer Reading is for everyone! Read for 20 minutes a day and earn a free book of your choice after just 30 days of reading. Discover free take-and-make activities for all ages, outdoor programs, and more! Write book reviews and get a chance to win prizes. Pick up your DISCOVER bag at any library on or after June 14, and let YOUR summer adventure begin!  DISCOVER bags limited to first 1200 participants. For all ages.

Details at the website - and be sure to subscribe to our email newsletter to get all the details!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828 x293  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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August Seaside Sensory Scavenger Hunt

What can you find in August? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Return the completed list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.

CONTACT:  Kate Potapova  413 263-6853  kpotapova@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Count the Seashells

How many seashells are in the box? Take a good look! The person whose guess comes closest wins a fun summer prize! All ages. 

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413-263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Discover: Baby Shark Sensory Bag

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo! Pick up a bag of supplies and have some sensory fun with your small child along with a Baby Shark board book! If you have a child under 5, call to pick up a bag curbside, all August while supplies last!

At the following library locations: Central, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park Library, Brightwood, and Sixteen Acres.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Discover: Seaside Fun

Set sail for seaside fun! Catch a wave for a treasure bag filled with activities and crafts inspired by the sea and sand. Instructions and related activities included. Designed for families with children in grades K-5. All locations

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Pre-readers and their loved ones can use this activity page to build the foundation of early reading skills! Complete all the activities and return to the library by the end of August for a free book!

Available at the following library locations: Brightwood, Central Library, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park, Sixteen Acres

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Wednesday August 11, 2021
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* Discover Your Summer *

Summer Reading is for everyone! Read for 20 minutes a day and earn a free book of your choice after just 30 days of reading. Discover free take-and-make activities for all ages, outdoor programs, and more! Write book reviews and get a chance to win prizes. Pick up your DISCOVER bag at any library on or after June 14, and let YOUR summer adventure begin!  DISCOVER bags limited to first 1200 participants. For all ages.

Details at the website - and be sure to subscribe to our email newsletter to get all the details!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828 x293  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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August Seaside Sensory Scavenger Hunt

What can you find in August? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Return the completed list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.

CONTACT:  Kate Potapova  413 263-6853  kpotapova@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Count the Seashells

How many seashells are in the box? Take a good look! The person whose guess comes closest wins a fun summer prize! All ages. 

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413-263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Discover: Baby Shark Sensory Bag

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo! Pick up a bag of supplies and have some sensory fun with your small child along with a Baby Shark board book! If you have a child under 5, call to pick up a bag curbside, all August while supplies last!

At the following library locations: Central, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park Library, Brightwood, and Sixteen Acres.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Discover: Seaside Fun

Set sail for seaside fun! Catch a wave for a treasure bag filled with activities and crafts inspired by the sea and sand. Instructions and related activities included. Designed for families with children in grades K-5. All locations

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Pre-readers and their loved ones can use this activity page to build the foundation of early reading skills! Complete all the activities and return to the library by the end of August for a free book!

Available at the following library locations: Brightwood, Central Library, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park, Sixteen Acres

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Thursday August 12, 2021
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* Discover Your Summer *

Summer Reading is for everyone! Read for 20 minutes a day and earn a free book of your choice after just 30 days of reading. Discover free take-and-make activities for all ages, outdoor programs, and more! Write book reviews and get a chance to win prizes. Pick up your DISCOVER bag at any library on or after June 14, and let YOUR summer adventure begin!  DISCOVER bags limited to first 1200 participants. For all ages.

Details at the website - and be sure to subscribe to our email newsletter to get all the details!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828 x293  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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August Seaside Sensory Scavenger Hunt

What can you find in August? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Return the completed list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.

CONTACT:  Kate Potapova  413 263-6853  kpotapova@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Count the Seashells

How many seashells are in the box? Take a good look! The person whose guess comes closest wins a fun summer prize! All ages. 

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413-263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Discover: Baby Shark Sensory Bag

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo! Pick up a bag of supplies and have some sensory fun with your small child along with a Baby Shark board book! If you have a child under 5, call to pick up a bag curbside, all August while supplies last!

At the following library locations: Central, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park Library, Brightwood, and Sixteen Acres.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Discover: Seaside Fun

Set sail for seaside fun! Catch a wave for a treasure bag filled with activities and crafts inspired by the sea and sand. Instructions and related activities included. Designed for families with children in grades K-5. All locations

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Pre-readers and their loved ones can use this activity page to build the foundation of early reading skills! Complete all the activities and return to the library by the end of August for a free book!

Available at the following library locations: Brightwood, Central Library, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park, Sixteen Acres

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Friday August 13, 2021
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* Discover Your Summer *

Summer Reading is for everyone! Read for 20 minutes a day and earn a free book of your choice after just 30 days of reading. Discover free take-and-make activities for all ages, outdoor programs, and more! Write book reviews and get a chance to win prizes. Pick up your DISCOVER bag at any library on or after June 14, and let YOUR summer adventure begin!  DISCOVER bags limited to first 1200 participants. For all ages.

Details at the website - and be sure to subscribe to our email newsletter to get all the details!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828 x293  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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August Seaside Sensory Scavenger Hunt

What can you find in August? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Return the completed list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.

CONTACT:  Kate Potapova  413 263-6853  kpotapova@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Count the Seashells

How many seashells are in the box? Take a good look! The person whose guess comes closest wins a fun summer prize! All ages. 

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413-263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Discover: Baby Shark Sensory Bag

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo! Pick up a bag of supplies and have some sensory fun with your small child along with a Baby Shark board book! If you have a child under 5, call to pick up a bag curbside, all August while supplies last!

At the following library locations: Central, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park Library, Brightwood, and Sixteen Acres.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Discover: Seaside Fun

Set sail for seaside fun! Catch a wave for a treasure bag filled with activities and crafts inspired by the sea and sand. Instructions and related activities included. Designed for families with children in grades K-5. All locations

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Pre-readers and their loved ones can use this activity page to build the foundation of early reading skills! Complete all the activities and return to the library by the end of August for a free book!

Available at the following library locations: Brightwood, Central Library, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park, Sixteen Acres

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Beach Painting
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come join us for a creative summer inspired painting session! Try out a new painting technique where you'll create a beach scene using real beach sand and shells. Outdoor class. Registration is limited - sign up to get a spot! Ages 6 (with parental supervision) to 18.

CONTACT:  Tricia LaBroad  (413)263-6940  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
There are 15 spaces available.
Saturday August 14, 2021
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* Discover Your Summer *

Summer Reading is for everyone! Read for 20 minutes a day and earn a free book of your choice after just 30 days of reading. Discover free take-and-make activities for all ages, outdoor programs, and more! Write book reviews and get a chance to win prizes. Pick up your DISCOVER bag at any library on or after June 14, and let YOUR summer adventure begin!  DISCOVER bags limited to first 1200 participants. For all ages.

Details at the website - and be sure to subscribe to our email newsletter to get all the details!

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  (413)263-6828 x293  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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August Seaside Sensory Scavenger Hunt

What can you find in August? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Return the completed list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.

CONTACT:  Kate Potapova  413 263-6853  kpotapova@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Count the Seashells

How many seashells are in the box? Take a good look! The person whose guess comes closest wins a fun summer prize! All ages. 

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413-263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Discover: Baby Shark Sensory Bag

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo! Pick up a bag of supplies and have some sensory fun with your small child along with a Baby Shark board book! If you have a child under 5, call to pick up a bag curbside, all August while supplies last!

At the following library locations: Central, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park Library, Brightwood, and Sixteen Acres.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Discover: Seaside Fun

Set sail for seaside fun! Catch a wave for a treasure bag filled with activities and crafts inspired by the sea and sand. Instructions and related activities included. Designed for families with children in grades K-5. All locations

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Pre-readers and their loved ones can use this activity page to build the foundation of early reading skills! Complete all the activities and return to the library by the end of August for a free book!

Available at the following library locations: Brightwood, Central Library, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park, Sixteen Acres

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Free Comic Book Day Celebration
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Celebrate Free Comic Book Day! Stop by any location and pick up a super-fun pack of comics and comic related activities. All locations, during open hours. Supplies are limited.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Monday August 16, 2021
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August Seaside Sensory Scavenger Hunt

What can you find in August? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Return the completed list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.

CONTACT:  Kate Potapova  413 263-6853  kpotapova@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Count the Seashells

How many seashells are in the box? Take a good look! The person whose guess comes closest wins a fun summer prize! All ages. 

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413-263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Discover: Baby Shark Sensory Bag

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo! Pick up a bag of supplies and have some sensory fun with your small child along with a Baby Shark board book! If you have a child under 5, call to pick up a bag curbside, all August while supplies last!

At the following library locations: Central, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park Library, Brightwood, and Sixteen Acres.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Pre-readers and their loved ones can use this activity page to build the foundation of early reading skills! Complete all the activities and return to the library by the end of August for a free book!

Available at the following library locations: Brightwood, Central Library, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park, Sixteen Acres

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Splatter Painting
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Create abstract masterpieces... by throwing, dripping, or splashing paint at the canvas! This creative (and cathartic) event is aimed at children and their families, but all ages are welcome. We will use washable tempera paint and follow social distancing guidelines. Please remember to wear sunscreen, as we'll be painting on the lawn! Ages 2-12 with their families.

CONTACT:  Samantha Hoffman  413263-6828 ext.201  shoffman@springfield.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
Tuesday August 17, 2021
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August Seaside Sensory Scavenger Hunt

What can you find in August? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Return the completed list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.

CONTACT:  Kate Potapova  413 263-6853  kpotapova@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Count the Seashells

How many seashells are in the box? Take a good look! The person whose guess comes closest wins a fun summer prize! All ages. 

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413-263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Discover: Baby Shark Sensory Bag

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo! Pick up a bag of supplies and have some sensory fun with your small child along with a Baby Shark board book! If you have a child under 5, call to pick up a bag curbside, all August while supplies last!

At the following library locations: Central, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park Library, Brightwood, and Sixteen Acres.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Pre-readers and their loved ones can use this activity page to build the foundation of early reading skills! Complete all the activities and return to the library by the end of August for a free book!

Available at the following library locations: Brightwood, Central Library, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park, Sixteen Acres

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Wednesday August 18, 2021
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August Seaside Sensory Scavenger Hunt

What can you find in August? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Return the completed list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.

CONTACT:  Kate Potapova  413 263-6853  kpotapova@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Count the Seashells

How many seashells are in the box? Take a good look! The person whose guess comes closest wins a fun summer prize! All ages. 

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413-263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Discover: Baby Shark Sensory Bag

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo! Pick up a bag of supplies and have some sensory fun with your small child along with a Baby Shark board book! If you have a child under 5, call to pick up a bag curbside, all August while supplies last!

At the following library locations: Central, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park Library, Brightwood, and Sixteen Acres.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Pre-readers and their loved ones can use this activity page to build the foundation of early reading skills! Complete all the activities and return to the library by the end of August for a free book!

Available at the following library locations: Brightwood, Central Library, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park, Sixteen Acres

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Thursday August 19, 2021
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August Seaside Sensory Scavenger Hunt

What can you find in August? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Return the completed list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.

CONTACT:  Kate Potapova  413 263-6853  kpotapova@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Count the Seashells

How many seashells are in the box? Take a good look! The person whose guess comes closest wins a fun summer prize! All ages. 

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413-263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Discover: Baby Shark Sensory Bag

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo! Pick up a bag of supplies and have some sensory fun with your small child along with a Baby Shark board book! If you have a child under 5, call to pick up a bag curbside, all August while supplies last!

At the following library locations: Central, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park Library, Brightwood, and Sixteen Acres.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Pre-readers and their loved ones can use this activity page to build the foundation of early reading skills! Complete all the activities and return to the library by the end of August for a free book!

Available at the following library locations: Brightwood, Central Library, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park, Sixteen Acres

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Friday August 20, 2021
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August Seaside Sensory Scavenger Hunt

What can you find in August? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Return the completed list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.

CONTACT:  Kate Potapova  413 263-6853  kpotapova@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Count the Seashells

How many seashells are in the box? Take a good look! The person whose guess comes closest wins a fun summer prize! All ages. 

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413-263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Discover: Baby Shark Sensory Bag

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo! Pick up a bag of supplies and have some sensory fun with your small child along with a Baby Shark board book! If you have a child under 5, call to pick up a bag curbside, all August while supplies last!

At the following library locations: Central, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park Library, Brightwood, and Sixteen Acres.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Pre-readers and their loved ones can use this activity page to build the foundation of early reading skills! Complete all the activities and return to the library by the end of August for a free book!

Available at the following library locations: Brightwood, Central Library, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park, Sixteen Acres

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Saturday August 21, 2021
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August Seaside Sensory Scavenger Hunt

What can you find in August? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Return the completed list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.

CONTACT:  Kate Potapova  413 263-6853  kpotapova@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Count the Seashells

How many seashells are in the box? Take a good look! The person whose guess comes closest wins a fun summer prize! All ages. 

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413-263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Discover: Baby Shark Sensory Bag

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo! Pick up a bag of supplies and have some sensory fun with your small child along with a Baby Shark board book! If you have a child under 5, call to pick up a bag curbside, all August while supplies last!

At the following library locations: Central, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park Library, Brightwood, and Sixteen Acres.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Pre-readers and their loved ones can use this activity page to build the foundation of early reading skills! Complete all the activities and return to the library by the end of August for a free book!

Available at the following library locations: Brightwood, Central Library, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park, Sixteen Acres

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Outdoor Storytime with Cadence the Dog
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

It's doggone time to get together!  Bring your own blanket and join us for outdoor storytime with Megan Marshall and her specially trained dog Cadence. We'll list to some paws-itively wonderful stories and then have time for a craft and for individual families to visit with Cadence.  Ideal for ages 3-8 with children of all ages welcome.

Please be aware that current covid safe policies must be followed and that the event may be postponed to the following Saturday in case of rain or extreme heat. Parents and caregivers are welcome to call the Sixteen Acres Branch for more information.

CONTACT:  Lori Chasen  413-263-6858  lchasen@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Sixteen Acres
Monday August 23, 2021
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August Seaside Sensory Scavenger Hunt

What can you find in August? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Return the completed list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.

CONTACT:  Kate Potapova  413 263-6853  kpotapova@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Count the Seashells

How many seashells are in the box? Take a good look! The person whose guess comes closest wins a fun summer prize! All ages. 

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413-263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Discover: Baby Shark Sensory Bag

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo! Pick up a bag of supplies and have some sensory fun with your small child along with a Baby Shark board book! If you have a child under 5, call to pick up a bag curbside, all August while supplies last!

At the following library locations: Central, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park Library, Brightwood, and Sixteen Acres.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Pre-readers and their loved ones can use this activity page to build the foundation of early reading skills! Complete all the activities and return to the library by the end of August for a free book!

Available at the following library locations: Brightwood, Central Library, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park, Sixteen Acres

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Tuesday August 24, 2021
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August Seaside Sensory Scavenger Hunt

What can you find in August? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Return the completed list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.

CONTACT:  Kate Potapova  413 263-6853  kpotapova@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Count the Seashells

How many seashells are in the box? Take a good look! The person whose guess comes closest wins a fun summer prize! All ages. 

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413-263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Discover: Baby Shark Sensory Bag

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo! Pick up a bag of supplies and have some sensory fun with your small child along with a Baby Shark board book! If you have a child under 5, call to pick up a bag curbside, all August while supplies last!

At the following library locations: Central, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park Library, Brightwood, and Sixteen Acres.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Pre-readers and their loved ones can use this activity page to build the foundation of early reading skills! Complete all the activities and return to the library by the end of August for a free book!

Available at the following library locations: Brightwood, Central Library, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park, Sixteen Acres

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Wednesday August 25, 2021
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August Seaside Sensory Scavenger Hunt

What can you find in August? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Return the completed list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.

CONTACT:  Kate Potapova  413 263-6853  kpotapova@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Count the Seashells

How many seashells are in the box? Take a good look! The person whose guess comes closest wins a fun summer prize! All ages. 

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413-263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Discover: Baby Shark Sensory Bag

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo! Pick up a bag of supplies and have some sensory fun with your small child along with a Baby Shark board book! If you have a child under 5, call to pick up a bag curbside, all August while supplies last!

At the following library locations: Central, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park Library, Brightwood, and Sixteen Acres.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Pre-readers and their loved ones can use this activity page to build the foundation of early reading skills! Complete all the activities and return to the library by the end of August for a free book!

Available at the following library locations: Brightwood, Central Library, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park, Sixteen Acres

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Thursday August 26, 2021
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August Seaside Sensory Scavenger Hunt

What can you find in August? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Return the completed list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.

CONTACT:  Kate Potapova  413 263-6853  kpotapova@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Count the Seashells

How many seashells are in the box? Take a good look! The person whose guess comes closest wins a fun summer prize! All ages. 

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413-263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Discover: Baby Shark Sensory Bag

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo! Pick up a bag of supplies and have some sensory fun with your small child along with a Baby Shark board book! If you have a child under 5, call to pick up a bag curbside, all August while supplies last!

At the following library locations: Central, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park Library, Brightwood, and Sixteen Acres.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Pre-readers and their loved ones can use this activity page to build the foundation of early reading skills! Complete all the activities and return to the library by the end of August for a free book!

Available at the following library locations: Brightwood, Central Library, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park, Sixteen Acres

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Friday August 27, 2021
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August Seaside Sensory Scavenger Hunt

What can you find in August? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Return the completed list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.

CONTACT:  Kate Potapova  413 263-6853  kpotapova@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Count the Seashells

How many seashells are in the box? Take a good look! The person whose guess comes closest wins a fun summer prize! All ages. 

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413-263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Discover: Baby Shark Sensory Bag

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo! Pick up a bag of supplies and have some sensory fun with your small child along with a Baby Shark board book! If you have a child under 5, call to pick up a bag curbside, all August while supplies last!

At the following library locations: Central, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park Library, Brightwood, and Sixteen Acres.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Pre-readers and their loved ones can use this activity page to build the foundation of early reading skills! Complete all the activities and return to the library by the end of August for a free book!

Available at the following library locations: Brightwood, Central Library, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park, Sixteen Acres

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Saturday August 28, 2021
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August Seaside Sensory Scavenger Hunt

What can you find in August? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Return the completed list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.

CONTACT:  Kate Potapova  413 263-6853  kpotapova@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Count the Seashells

How many seashells are in the box? Take a good look! The person whose guess comes closest wins a fun summer prize! All ages. 

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413-263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
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Discover: Baby Shark Sensory Bag

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo! Pick up a bag of supplies and have some sensory fun with your small child along with a Baby Shark board book! If you have a child under 5, call to pick up a bag curbside, all August while supplies last!

At the following library locations: Central, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park Library, Brightwood, and Sixteen Acres.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Pre-readers and their loved ones can use this activity page to build the foundation of early reading skills! Complete all the activities and return to the library by the end of August for a free book!

Available at the following library locations: Brightwood, Central Library, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park, Sixteen Acres

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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To Bee or Not to Bee
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Families! Join us on the lawn at the East Forest Park branch library to learn about pollinators in this exciting performance complete with puppetry, clowning, dance, live music and lots of audience participation. "To Bee or Not to Bee" tells James' comic, tragic and ultimately hopeful story -  Piti Theatre Company created the show to raise awareness about the honeybee's plight and gives children and adults tools for helping pollinators thrive in their communities. For families of all ages.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Monday August 30, 2021
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August Seaside Sensory Scavenger Hunt

What can you find in August? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Return the completed list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.

CONTACT:  Kate Potapova  413 263-6853  kpotapova@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Count the Seashells

How many seashells are in the box? Take a good look! The person whose guess comes closest wins a fun summer prize! All ages. 

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413-263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
anim_shark.png
Discover: Baby Shark Sensory Bag

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo! Pick up a bag of supplies and have some sensory fun with your small child along with a Baby Shark board book! If you have a child under 5, call to pick up a bag curbside, all August while supplies last!

At the following library locations: Central, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park Library, Brightwood, and Sixteen Acres.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Pre-readers and their loved ones can use this activity page to build the foundation of early reading skills! Complete all the activities and return to the library by the end of August for a free book!

Available at the following library locations: Brightwood, Central Library, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park, Sixteen Acres

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Tuesday August 31, 2021
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August Seaside Sensory Scavenger Hunt

What can you find in August? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Return the completed list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.

CONTACT:  Kate Potapova  413 263-6853  kpotapova@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Count the Seashells

How many seashells are in the box? Take a good look! The person whose guess comes closest wins a fun summer prize! All ages. 

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413-263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Online
 
anim_shark.png
Discover: Baby Shark Sensory Bag

Baby shark doo doo doo doo doo doo! Pick up a bag of supplies and have some sensory fun with your small child along with a Baby Shark board book! If you have a child under 5, call to pick up a bag curbside, all August while supplies last!

At the following library locations: Central, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park Library, Brightwood, and Sixteen Acres.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
 
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Pre-Reading Activities Contest

Pre-readers and their loved ones can use this activity page to build the foundation of early reading skills! Complete all the activities and return to the library by the end of August for a free book!

Available at the following library locations: Brightwood, Central Library, Mason Square, East Forest Park, Forest Park, Sixteen Acres

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Some Library Locations
Wednesday September 1, 2021
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
 
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413-263-6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Tricia LaBroad  413-263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413 263- 6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263- 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
 
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Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Lori Chasen  413-263-6858  lchasen@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Sixteen Acres
 
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Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
Thursday September 2, 2021
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413-263-6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Tricia LaBroad  413-263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413 263- 6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263- 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
 
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Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Lori Chasen  413-263-6858  lchasen@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Sixteen Acres
 
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Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Circle Time Fun
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us for songs, rhymes and a story or two. "Circle time" is a fun experience for your child and also a great way to be ready for preschool and kindergarten. We'll stay safe by meeting outdoors and encouraging social distancing. Families are welcome to bring their own blankets and sunscreen. (In event of rain, program will be canceled.) Ages 0-5, older siblings welcome.

CONTACT:  Lori Chasen  413-263-6858  lchasen@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Sixteen Acres
Friday September 3, 2021
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
 
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413-263-6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Tricia LaBroad  413-263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413 263- 6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263- 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
 
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Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Lori Chasen  413-263-6858  lchasen@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Sixteen Acres
Saturday September 4, 2021
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413-263-6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Tricia LaBroad  413-263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263- 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413 263- 6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
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Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Lori Chasen  413-263-6858  lchasen@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Sixteen Acres
 
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Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
Tuesday September 7, 2021
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
 
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413-263-6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263- 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Tricia LaBroad  413-263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413 263- 6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
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Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Lori Chasen  413-263-6858  lchasen@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Sixteen Acres
 
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Hora de Cuentos / Spanish Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Vengan y participen todos los martes en una hora de cuentos en español: cuentos, cancioncitas, rimas, y actividades manuales. Compartan con amiguitos y refrescos. Edades 1-5, familias bienvenidas.

Come and join us every Tueday for a story time in Spanish: stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts. Make new friends and enjoy snacks. Ages 1-5, families welcome.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413-263-6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
Wednesday September 8, 2021
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
 
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413-263-6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Tricia LaBroad  413-263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263- 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413 263- 6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
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Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Lori Chasen  413-263-6858  lchasen@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Sixteen Acres
Thursday September 9, 2021
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413-263-6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263- 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Tricia LaBroad  413-263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413 263- 6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
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Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
anim_dino.png
Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Lori Chasen  413-263-6858  lchasen@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Sixteen Acres
 
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Circle Time Fun
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us for songs, rhymes and a story or two. "Circle time" is a fun experience for your child and also a great way to be ready for preschool and kindergarten. We'll stay safe by meeting outdoors and encouraging social distancing. Families are welcome to bring their own blankets and sunscreen. (In event of rain, program will be canceled.) Ages 0-5, older siblings welcome.

CONTACT:  Lori Chasen  413-263-6858  lchasen@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Sixteen Acres
Friday September 10, 2021
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413-263-6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
lib_school.png
Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
 
lib_school.png
Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
food_soup.png
Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Tricia LaBroad  413-263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
food_soup.png
Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413 263- 6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
food_soup.png
Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263- 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
 
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Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Lori Chasen  413-263-6858  lchasen@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Sixteen Acres
 
anim_dino.png
Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
Saturday September 11, 2021
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413-263-6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
lib_school.png
Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
 
lib_school.png
Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
food_soup.png
Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Tricia LaBroad  413-263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
food_soup.png
Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263- 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
 
food_soup.png
Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413 263- 6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
anim_dino.png
Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
anim_dino.png
Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Lori Chasen  413-263-6858  lchasen@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Sixteen Acres
Monday September 13, 2021
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413-263-6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
lib_school.png
Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
 
lib_school.png
Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
food_soup.png
Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263- 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
 
food_soup.png
Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Tricia LaBroad  413-263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
food_soup.png
Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413 263- 6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
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Creation Station

Daily during open hours, visit the Central Library Children's Room and check out our Creation Station! We will create art with different materials, methods, and media guaranteed to unleash your inner artist. If you love to make and to do, Creation Station is for you! For children of all ages.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6853 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Children's Room
 
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Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
anim_dino.png
Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Lori Chasen  413-263-6858  lchasen@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Sixteen Acres
 
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Scavenger Hunt

Love scavenger hunts? The library has a different scavenger hunt every month! Pick up a clue sheet at the desk and search the Children's Room for clues. When you finish, you can pick a prize from our treasure box! Daily during open hours.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Children's Room
Tuesday September 14, 2021
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413-263-6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
lib_school.png
Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
 
lib_school.png
Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
food_soup.png
Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Tricia LaBroad  413-263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
food_soup.png
Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263- 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
 
food_soup.png
Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413 263- 6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
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Creation Station

Daily during open hours, visit the Central Library Children's Room and check out our Creation Station! We will create art with different materials, methods, and media guaranteed to unleash your inner artist. If you love to make and to do, Creation Station is for you! For children of all ages.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6853 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Children's Room
 
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Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
anim_dino.png
Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Lori Chasen  413-263-6858  lchasen@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Sixteen Acres
 
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Scavenger Hunt

Love scavenger hunts? The library has a different scavenger hunt every month! Pick up a clue sheet at the desk and search the Children's Room for clues. When you finish, you can pick a prize from our treasure box! Daily during open hours.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Children's Room
 
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Hora de Cuentos / Spanish Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Vengan y participen todos los martes en una hora de cuentos en español: cuentos, cancioncitas, rimas, y actividades manuales. Compartan con amiguitos y refrescos. Edades 1-5, familias bienvenidas.

Come and join us every Tueday for a story time in Spanish: stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts. Make new friends and enjoy snacks. Ages 1-5, families welcome.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413-263-6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
 
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Wee Ones: Storytime and Playgroup
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Storytime plays an important role in building early literacy and social skills. Join us for an interactive storytime featuring books, songs, and playtime for babies and toddlers birth to five with social time for caregivers.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6853 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Children's Room
Wednesday September 15, 2021
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
 
lib_school.png
Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413-263-6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
food_soup.png
Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263- 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
 
food_soup.png
Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Tricia LaBroad  413-263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
food_soup.png
Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413 263- 6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
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Creation Station

Daily during open hours, visit the Central Library Children's Room and check out our Creation Station! We will create art with different materials, methods, and media guaranteed to unleash your inner artist. If you love to make and to do, Creation Station is for you! For children of all ages.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6853 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Children's Room
 
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Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
anim_dino.png
Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Lori Chasen  413-263-6858  lchasen@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Sixteen Acres
 
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Hispanic Heritage Month Take and Make

Stop by and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Grab one of our activity bags to complete either at the library,or at home. Supplies are limited.

CONTACT:  Gregg Mitchell  413-263-6805  GMitchell@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: Brightwood
 
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Scavenger Hunt

Love scavenger hunts? The library has a different scavenger hunt every month! Pick up a clue sheet at the desk and search the Children's Room for clues. When you finish, you can pick a prize from our treasure box! Daily during open hours.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Children's Room
Thursday September 16, 2021
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
lib_school.png
Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
 
lib_school.png
Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413-263-6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
food_soup.png
Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263- 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
 
food_soup.png
Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Tricia LaBroad  413-263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
food_soup.png
Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413 263- 6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
objects_scissors.png
Creation Station

Daily during open hours, visit the Central Library Children's Room and check out our Creation Station! We will create art with different materials, methods, and media guaranteed to unleash your inner artist. If you love to make and to do, Creation Station is for you! For children of all ages.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6853 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Children's Room
 
anim_dino.png
Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
anim_dino.png
Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Lori Chasen  413-263-6858  lchasen@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Sixteen Acres
 
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Hispanic Heritage Month Take and Make

Stop by and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Grab one of our activity bags to complete either at the library,or at home. Supplies are limited.

CONTACT:  Gregg Mitchell  413-263-6805  GMitchell@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: Brightwood
 
objects_magnifying_glass.png
Scavenger Hunt

Love scavenger hunts? The library has a different scavenger hunt every month! Pick up a clue sheet at the desk and search the Children's Room for clues. When you finish, you can pick a prize from our treasure box! Daily during open hours.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Children's Room
 
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Circle Time Fun
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us for songs, rhymes and a story or two. "Circle time" is a fun experience for your child and also a great way to be ready for preschool and kindergarten. We'll stay safe by meeting outdoors and encouraging social distancing. Families are welcome to bring their own blankets and sunscreen. (In event of rain, program will be canceled.) Ages 0-5, older siblings welcome.

CONTACT:  Lori Chasen  413-263-6858  lchasen@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Sixteen Acres
Friday September 17, 2021
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
 
lib_school.png
Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413-263-6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
lib_school.png
Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263- 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413 263- 6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Tricia LaBroad  413-263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Lori Chasen  413-263-6858  lchasen@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Sixteen Acres
 
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Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Hispanic Heritage Month Take and Make

Stop by and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Grab one of our activity bags to complete either at the library,or at home. Supplies are limited.

CONTACT:  Gregg Mitchell  413-263-6805  GMitchell@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: Brightwood
Saturday September 18, 2021
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
 
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413-263-6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Tricia LaBroad  413-263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263- 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413 263- 6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
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Creation Station

Daily during open hours, visit the Central Library Children's Room and check out our Creation Station! We will create art with different materials, methods, and media guaranteed to unleash your inner artist. If you love to make and to do, Creation Station is for you! For children of all ages.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6853 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Children's Room
 
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Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Lori Chasen  413-263-6858  lchasen@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Sixteen Acres
 
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Scavenger Hunt

Love scavenger hunts? The library has a different scavenger hunt every month! Pick up a clue sheet at the desk and search the Children's Room for clues. When you finish, you can pick a prize from our treasure box! Daily during open hours.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Children's Room
 
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Family Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Children of all ages and their families are invited to our weekly storytime featuring books, songs, activities, and crafts. No registration required.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Children's Room
 
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Outdoor Storytime with Cadence the Dog
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

It's doggone time to get together!  Bring your own blanket and join us for outdoor storytime with Megan Marshall and her specially trained dog Cadence. We'll list to some paws-itively wonderful stories and then have time for a craft and for individual families to visit with Cadence.  Ideal for ages 3-8 with children of all ages welcome.

Please be aware that current covid safe policies must be followed and that the event may be postponed to the following Saturday in case of rain or extreme heat. Parents and caregivers are welcome to call the Sixteen Acres Branch for more information.

CONTACT:  Lori Chasen  413-263-6858  lchasen@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Sixteen Acres
Sunday September 19, 2021
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Creation Station

Daily during open hours, visit the Central Library Children's Room and check out our Creation Station! We will create art with different materials, methods, and media guaranteed to unleash your inner artist. If you love to make and to do, Creation Station is for you! For children of all ages.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6853 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Children's Room
 
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Scavenger Hunt

Love scavenger hunts? The library has a different scavenger hunt every month! Pick up a clue sheet at the desk and search the Children's Room for clues. When you finish, you can pick a prize from our treasure box! Daily during open hours.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6828 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Children's Room
Monday September 20, 2021
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Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  (413)263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
 
lib_school.png
Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413-263-6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
lib_school.png
Back to School Fun

Stop by and do a fun Back to School activity. Can't stay? Take the fun home with you! Suitable for kids in elementary school. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Lee Moonan  413 263- 6843  lmoonan@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park
 
food_soup.png
Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Tricia LaBroad  413-263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
food_soup.png
Book in a Jar Contest

Guess the book title from the jar of book confetti for a chance to win a prize. One jar for each age group: kids, teens and adult. Test your book smarts! It might be easy, it might be tricky…but it's sure to be fun! Winners will be contacted Oct. 1st. All ages.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263- 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
 
objects_scissors.png
Creation Station

Daily during open hours, visit the Central Library Children's Room and check out our Creation Station! We will create art with different materials, methods, and media guaranteed to unleash your inner artist. If you love to make and to do, Creation Station is for you! For children of all ages.

CONTACT:  Ellen Sulzycki  413-263-6853 x201  esulzycki@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Children's Room
 
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Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
anim_dino.png
Deluxe Paper Bag Puppet Kit

Paper bag puppets are a simple but super fun way to get creative. Take your puppet making to the next level with our deluxe kits! We'll provide several bags plus a variety of clothes and accessories. You provide tape or glue and your amazing imagination. Be sure to put on puppet shows for family and friends! 

CONTACT:  Lori Chasen  413-263-6858  lchasen@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Sixteen Acres
 
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Hispanic Heritage Month Take and Make

Stop by and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Grab one of our activity bags to complete either at the library,or at home. Supplies are limited.

CONTACT:  Gregg Mitchell  413-263-6805  GMitchell@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: Brightwood