Thursday March 23, 2023
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AmeriCorps Information Table
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

AmeriCorps is an independent agency of the United States government that provides stipended volunteer work programs which help communities address poverty, the environment, education, and other unmet human needs.

CONTACT:  Jac Essing  1-800-942-2677  jessing@dialself.net
LOCATION: Central Library Rotunda
 
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Sew Fun! Drop-In
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Are you interested in learning how to sew, or maybe just want to brush up your skills? Drop-in for our bi-weekly studio session. From sewing a button or hemming pants, to following a pattern to construct a garment using a sewing machine, our sewing volunteer can help you get started!

Sessions are open to participants of all ages and skill levels.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
 
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Game Day Thursdays
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Join us at the Forest park Branch Library on Thursday afternoons for some gaming fun! Challenge friend to board and card games, or even a game on Nintendo Switch! Refreshments provided! For Teens/ Tweens 11-18.

CONTACT:  Sarah Sparks  (413)263-6843  ssparks@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
 
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March Munchies
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hungry?! Stop by the Mason Square Library to learn how to use an air fryer and eat some tasty treats! Children and families. 

CONTACT:  Laura Normand  413-263-6853  lnormand@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
Friday March 24, 2023
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Job Corps Information Table
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Stop by to learn about Job Corps. Job Corps is a free residential and job training program that helps both young adults as well as adults of any age who have a disability to gain employment.

CONTACT:  Gregg Mitchell  413-263-6853  gmitchell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club for Teens
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

School getting you stressed? Want to hang out with other artists? Join our Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club. We supply the artist-quality crayons, pencils and pens and coloring pages, to spark your creativity. Just drop by and color your stress away. In the teen room, 1-5pm, Friday afternoons. Please ask for supplies in the Children's Room. For more information call 413 263 6846.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
 
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Teen (and Tween!) Gaming Club
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

It's time to start the weekend with some games! We will have board games, puzzles, legos, and crafts available! Can you beat a librarian at Jenga or Uno? We're guessing, the answer is "yes" wink  Ages 10+ welcome!

CONTACT:  Tami Kennedy  413-263-6836  tkennedy@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Teen Room
Monday March 27, 2023
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Crafting Mondays
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Every Monday we'll have art supplies and crafting supplies available for teens to create a project in the teen room or take home to complete there. Teens 12-19 welcome.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
 
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Tuesday March 28, 2023
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Rock Painting
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

The weather is getting warmer, and it's the perfect time to paint rocks! Keep it as a work of art, or place outside to share your creation with the world! We'll provide all the materials and the snacks! Ages 12-19 welcome!

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
There are 9 spaces available.
Wednesday March 29, 2023
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Job Corps Information Table
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Stop by to learn about Job Corps. Job Corps is a free residential and job training program that helps both young adults as well as adults of any age who have a disability to gain employment.

CONTACT:  Gregg Mitchell  413-263-6853  gmitchell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
 
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Crafty Wednesdays
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us at the Forest park branch Library for some de-stressing arts and crafts! On the first and third Wednesdays of the month you can learn how to make your own soap, make a collage, or try out a seasonal craft. For teens/ tweens age 11-18.

CONTACT:  Sarah Sparks  (413)263-6843  ssparks@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
 
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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World Explorers
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Want to learn about different countries and cultures from around the world? Join World Explorers where together we will learn about different cultures by enjoying some of their stories, music, food and art. At the ES Branch Library the last Wednesday of the month 4-5PM. Ages 7-13

CONTACT:  Mayra Quinones  413-263-6843  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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AmeriCorps Information Table
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

AmeriCorps is an independent agency of the United States government that provides stipended volunteer work programs which help communities address poverty, the environment, education, and other unmet human needs.

CONTACT:  Jac Essing  1-800-942-2677  jessing@dialself.net
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Teen Night
4:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Join us every Wednesday evening for games, crafts, snacks, and conversation. Come hang out in our big comfy chairs and wind down with a friend. For teens 13+

CONTACT:  Tami Kennedy  413-263-6836  tkennedy@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Teen Room
Thursday March 30, 2023
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Job Corps Information Table
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Stop by to learn about Job Corps. Job Corps is a free residential and job training program that helps both young adults as well as adults of any age who have a disability to gain employment.

CONTACT:  Gregg Mitchell  413-263-6853  gmitchell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Game Day Thursdays
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Join us at the Forest park Branch Library on Thursday afternoons for some gaming fun! Challenge friend to board and card games, or even a game on Nintendo Switch! Refreshments provided! For Teens/ Tweens 11-18.

CONTACT:  Sarah Sparks  (413)263-6843  ssparks@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Friday March 31, 2023
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Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club for Teens
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

School getting you stressed? Want to hang out with other artists? Join our Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club. We supply the artist-quality crayons, pencils and pens and coloring pages, to spark your creativity. Just drop by and color your stress away. In the teen room, 1-5pm, Friday afternoons. Please ask for supplies in the Children's Room. For more information call 413 263 6846.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
 
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Teen (and Tween!) Gaming Club
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

It's time to start the weekend with some games! We will have board games, puzzles, legos, and crafts available! Can you beat a librarian at Jenga or Uno? We're guessing, the answer is "yes" wink  Ages 10+ welcome!

CONTACT:  Tami Kennedy  413-263-6836  tkennedy@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Teen Room
 
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Library Dances
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Library Dances is a 40 minute presentation of short contemporary dance works that include a dance poem, a dance essay, and the chapter of a dance novel.  During the performances, Maureen Shea will present solo works, while dancers from Springfield College’s dance department will present Shea’s choreography, Fleur de peau.  All are welcome to these free performances.  Library Dances is funded in part by the Local Cultural Councils of Hadley, South Hadley, and Springfield, local agencies funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Adult Reading Room
Saturday April 1, 2023
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Classical Music for the Young at Heart
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Back by popular demand, Boris Kogan (cello), Sofya Shainskaya (piano), and the Springfield Symphony Orchestra's 1st violinist Marsha Harbison will play a wide variety of classical music.   One of the recital's key goals is to expose our future young adult audience to the joys of classical music.  It will highlight major classical styles and beloved  composers such as J. S. Bach, Peter Tchaikovsky, and Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov.  Funding provided by the Rose Smith Fund.

CONTACT:  Reggie Wilson  413-263-6858  rwilson@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Sixteen Acres Community Room
Monday April 3, 2023
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Job Corps Information Table
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Stop by to learn about Job Corps. Job Corps is a free residential and job training program that helps both young adults as well as adults of any age who have a disability to gain employment.

CONTACT:  Gregg Mitchell  413-263-6853  gmitchell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Rotunda
 
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Crafting Mondays
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Every Monday we'll have art supplies and crafting supplies available for teens to create a project in the teen room or take home to complete there. Teens 12-19 welcome.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
 
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Tuesday April 4, 2023
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Tasty Tuesdays
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Come enjoy snacks every other Tuesday at the Forest park Branch Library! We'll supply anything from international to limited edition, or seasonal snacks. For teens/ tweens age 11-18.

CONTACT:  Sarah Sparks  (413)263-6843  ssparks@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Wednesday April 5, 2023
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Teen Closet Cleaning Crafts
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

What can you create with our grab bag of crafting goodies? We will have available a variety or crafting supplies - felt, foam, embroidery floss, paint, paper, markers, beads, SPARKLY stickers..... Your imagination is the limit! For ages 11-18. The first Wednesday of the month, from 4-6 pm. Indian Orchard Library. For more information please call 413 263 6846.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263 6846   mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
 
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Chocolate Games
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Join us in the teen room to participate in challenges around our favorite treat- Chocolate! Guess how many M&M's are in a jar, see how tall you make an Oreo tower in 60 seconds, and much much more. Of course, you'll also get to eat the chocolate too! Ages 12-19 welcome!

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
 
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Drop-In Tech Help & Tinkering
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Do you have questions about using your smartphone or laptop? You are not alone! Bring your device and technology-related questions and issues to our monthly Drop-In Tech Help session.

Ever wonder how a DVD player works? We have too, that is why we are adding "tinkering" to our monthly Drop-In sessions. We will provide the devices to explore, and the tools to open them up!  

Registration is not required, but time may be limited in order to assist all attendees.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Thursday April 6, 2023
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Sew Fun! Drop-In
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Are you interested in learning how to sew, or maybe just want to brush up your skills? Drop-in for our bi-weekly studio session. From sewing a button or hemming pants, to following a pattern to construct a garment using a sewing machine, our sewing volunteer can help you get started!

Sessions are open to participants of all ages and skill levels.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
 
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Game Day Thursdays
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Join us at the Forest park Branch Library on Thursday afternoons for some gaming fun! Challenge friend to board and card games, or even a game on Nintendo Switch! Refreshments provided! For Teens/ Tweens 11-18.

CONTACT:  Sarah Sparks  (413)263-6843  ssparks@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Friday April 7, 2023
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Family Paint Party
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Create a painting of spring flowers in this step-by-step class. This fun, no-pressure class allows participants to relax and enjoy a morning of creativity. Ages 10 and up when accompanied by an adult. Limited to 15 participants.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 263-6853  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square Community Room
There are 15 spaces available.
 
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Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club for Teens
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

School getting you stressed? Want to hang out with other artists? Join our Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club. We supply the artist-quality crayons, pencils and pens and coloring pages, to spark your creativity. Just drop by and color your stress away. In the teen room, 1-5pm, Friday afternoons. Please ask for supplies in the Children's Room. For more information call 413 263 6846.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
Sunday April 9, 2023
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Easter: Central Library Closed

Central Library will be closed in observance of the holiday.

CONTACT:  Director's Office  413 263-6828 x290  
LOCATION: Central Library
Monday April 10, 2023
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Crafting Mondays
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Every Monday we'll have art supplies and crafting supplies available for teens to create a project in the teen room or take home to complete there. Teens 12-19 welcome.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
 
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Teen Choice Day
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Join us for YOUR choice in teen programming! We're inviting all 13-19 years old to suggest super fun activities they would like to see at the library. Talk with your local branch librarian or connect with us through polls, suggestion boxes, and more.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
Wednesday April 12, 2023
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Crafty Wednesdays
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us at the Forest park branch Library for some de-stressing arts and crafts! On the first and third Wednesdays of the month you can learn how to make your own soap, make a collage, or try out a seasonal craft. For teens/ tweens age 11-18.

CONTACT:  Sarah Sparks  (413)263-6843  ssparks@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
 
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Teen Choice Day
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Join us for YOUR choice in teen programming! We're inviting all 13-19 years old to suggest super fun activities they would like to see at the library. Talk with your local branch librarian or connect with us through polls, suggestion boxes, and more.

CONTACT:   Mayra Quinones  4132636840  MQuinones@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
Thursday April 13, 2023
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Game Day Thursdays
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Join us at the Forest park Branch Library on Thursday afternoons for some gaming fun! Challenge friend to board and card games, or even a game on Nintendo Switch! Refreshments provided! For Teens/ Tweens 11-18.

CONTACT:  Sarah Sparks  (413)263-6843  ssparks@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
 
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Air Fryer Recipes
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Do you have an air fryer?! Have you heard of one but do not know where to start?! Stop by the Mason Square Library for a class on how to use an air fryer and learn some beginner recipes to get you started. Registration Required

CONTACT:  Gregg Mitchell  413-263-6853  gmitchell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square Community Room
There are 20 spaces available.
Friday April 14, 2023
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Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club for Teens
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

School getting you stressed? Want to hang out with other artists? Join our Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club. We supply the artist-quality crayons, pencils and pens and coloring pages, to spark your creativity. Just drop by and color your stress away. In the teen room, 1-5pm, Friday afternoons. Please ask for supplies in the Children's Room. For more information call 413 263 6846.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
 
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Switch It Up!
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come Switch it up at the library and play your choice of Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Mario Kart 8 or Mario Party Superstars! Light refreshments will be served. Second Friday of the month from 3-4:30 at ES Branch. Teens 13-18.

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
Saturday April 15, 2023
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Job Corps Information Table
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Stop by to learn about Job Corps. Job Corps is a free residential and job training program that helps both young adults as well as adults of any age who have a disability to gain employment.

CONTACT:  Gregg Mitchell  413-263-6853  gmitchell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Sixteen Acres
 
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Mario Kart Tournament
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come to the teen room and show off your Mario Kart skills as players face off. Winners move up to play each other. Top players will win prizes, but free snacks will be provided for everyone! Ages 12-19 are welcome.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
 
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  (413) 263-6828 x395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Registration will begin on Sunday, April 2, 2023 at 12:00 AM     
 
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Library Dances
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Library Dances is a 40 minute presentation of short contemporary dance works that include a dance poem, a dance essay, and the chapter of a dance novel.  During the performances, Maureen Shea will present solo works, while dancers from Springfield College’s dance department will present Shea’s choreography, Fleur de peau.  All are welcome to these free performances.  Library Dances is funded in part by the Local Cultural Councils of Hadley, South Hadley, and Springfield, local agencies funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Adult Reading Room
Monday April 17, 2023
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Patriot's Day: All Locations Closed

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

CONTACT:  Director's Office  413 263-6828 x290  
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Monday Munchies
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Are you an adventurous eater? Do you like to try out new foods? Join us on the third Monday of every month when we will try out unique snacks and different foods from the around the world. Tweens and Teens ages 11-19.

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
Tuesday April 18, 2023
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Nintendo Game Night
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Finding yourself with nothing to do during April vacation? Come into the Brightwood Branch Library for a Nintendo Switch game night! Hang out with all of your friends and play one of many different games on the library Switch...or bring your own! Drinks and snacks will be provided. 

CONTACT:  Emily Jones    ejones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Brightwood Community Room
Wednesday April 19, 2023
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Sharpie T Shirts - Start Spring in Style for Teens
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Start Spring in style with a beautiful tee shirt using sharpies and rubbing alcohol. Bring your own or we will provide a shirt. Preregistration is required, space is limited. Please call 413 263-6846 to preregister, or register online. Please let us know your t shirt size.  For ages 12-18.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413-263-6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard Community Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, April 5, 2023 at 1:28 PM     
 
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Spring Fling
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us at the ES Branch Library to kick off these winter blues for an evening of music, food and family friendly fun. A local DJ will play your favorites so please send in your requests in advanced if you'd like your song played! Weds, April 19th, 2023 from 4-7pm. 

CONTACT:  Mayra Quinones  413 263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
Thursday April 20, 2023
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Sew Fun! Drop-In
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Are you interested in learning how to sew, or maybe just want to brush up your skills? Drop-in for our bi-weekly studio session. From sewing a button or hemming pants, to following a pattern to construct a garment using a sewing machine, our sewing volunteer can help you get started!

Sessions are open to participants of all ages and skill levels.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Friday April 21, 2023
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Fear Factor Food Challenge
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Are you a fearless eater? Would you try anything once? If so then join us for the Fear Factor food challenge. If you can stomach everything you will win a Stomach of Steel certificate and a chance for a prize.

East Springfield Branch on Friday, April 21, 2023 from 1-2:30PM.  For tweens ages 8-12

CONTACT:  Tricia LaBroad  413-263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club for Teens
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

School getting you stressed? Want to hang out with other artists? Join our Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club. We supply the artist-quality crayons, pencils and pens and coloring pages, to spark your creativity. Just drop by and color your stress away. In the teen room, 1-5pm, Friday afternoons. Please ask for supplies in the Children's Room. For more information call 413 263 6846.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
Saturday April 22, 2023
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Pom Pom Critters
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Join us in making your own pom pom critters using a pom pom maker tool and some felt! Choose which animal you'd like to make with the supplies provided! At the ES Branch Library on Saturday, April 22, 2023 from12:30-3PM. Ages 12-18. 
 

CONTACT:  Mayra Quinones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Reptile Show of New England
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Reptile Show of New England presents a look into the exotic lives of reptiles . This meet and greet live reptile show with professional herpetologist Alex Hartley, will feature over 15 reptiles species from around the world, including Iguanas, Boa constrictors, Pythons and more. Audiences will have an opportunity to touch and interact with these reptiles. Bring your camera for this free event open to everyone. This hands on show is one they will always remember.

CONTACT:  Maureen Tipton  413-263-6836  mtipton@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Monday April 24, 2023
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Crafting Mondays
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Every Monday we'll have art supplies and crafting supplies available for teens to create a project in the teen room or take home to complete there. Teens 12-19 welcome.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
 
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Food Fear Factor
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Are you adventurous when it comes to food? We'll have interesting foods to try, and every teen who tries every food will win a small prize. Ages 12-19 are welcome.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
Registration will begin on Saturday, April 1, 2023 at 1:31 PM     
Tuesday April 25, 2023
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Meat-Free Meals for Teens
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

We're cooking up a storm at Forest Park Library! Do you want to learn cooking skills? Are you looking for ways to eat less meat? Want to try new versions of your favorite foods? Learn how to incorporate meatless dishes into your day without a lifestyle change. We're serving up meatless meals every month!

Tuesdays Monthly | Ages 12-18 | 3:30-5:00

CONTACT:  Alexandra  4132636858  adupuis@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
There are 6 spaces available.
Wednesday April 26, 2023
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Job Corps Information Table
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Stop by to learn about Job Corps. Job Corps is a free residential and job training program that helps both young adults as well as adults of any age who have a disability to gain employment.

CONTACT:  Gregg Mitchell  413-263-6853  gmitchell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
 
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National Library Week Celebration
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join your friends and family at your neighborhood library to celebrate National Library Week. There will be activities, refreshments and surprises! For all ages.

CONTACT:  Diane Houle  413 301-4563  dhoule@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Crafty Wednesdays
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us at the Forest park branch Library for some de-stressing arts and crafts! On the first and third Wednesdays of the month you can learn how to make your own soap, make a collage, or try out a seasonal craft. For teens/ tweens age 11-18.

CONTACT:  Sarah Sparks  (413)263-6843  ssparks@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
 
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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World Explorers
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Want to learn about different countries and cultures from around the world? Join World Explorers where together we will learn about different cultures by enjoying some of their stories, music, food and art. At the ES Branch Library the last Wednesday of the month 4-5PM. Ages 7-13

CONTACT:  Mayra Quinones  413-263-6843  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
Thursday April 27, 2023
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Job Corps Information Table
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Stop by to learn about Job Corps. Job Corps is a free residential and job training program that helps both young adults as well as adults of any age who have a disability to gain employment.

CONTACT:  Gregg Mitchell  413-263-6853  gmitchell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Game Day Thursdays
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Join us at the Forest park Branch Library on Thursday afternoons for some gaming fun! Challenge friend to board and card games, or even a game on Nintendo Switch! Refreshments provided! For Teens/ Tweens 11-18.

CONTACT:  Sarah Sparks  (413)263-6843  ssparks@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Friday April 28, 2023
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Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club for Teens
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

School getting you stressed? Want to hang out with other artists? Join our Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club. We supply the artist-quality crayons, pencils and pens and coloring pages, to spark your creativity. Just drop by and color your stress away. In the teen room, 1-5pm, Friday afternoons. Please ask for supplies in the Children's Room. For more information call 413 263 6846.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
Saturday April 29, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  (413) 263-6828 x395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Monday May 1, 2023 - Saturday September 30, 2023
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Middle Earth Walking Challenge

Now is your chance to help Bilbo cross Middle Earth by walking from The Shire to The Lonely Mountain to steal from the fearsome dragon Smaug. Can you walk 950 miles to complete the adventure? Walking logs can be picked up at any location beginning May 1st. The walking challenge continues until September 30th - see details and prizes on our website! [Link TBA]

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Monday May 1, 2023
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Crafting Mondays
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Every Monday we'll have art supplies and crafting supplies available for teens to create a project in the teen room or take home to complete there. Teens 12-19 welcome.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
 
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Tuesday May 2, 2023
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Tasty Tuesdays
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Come enjoy snacks every other Tuesday at the Forest park Branch Library! We'll supply anything from international to limited edition, or seasonal snacks. For teens/ tweens age 11-18.

CONTACT:  Sarah Sparks  (413)263-6843  ssparks@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Wednesday May 3, 2023
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Teen Closet Cleaning Crafts
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

What can you create with our grab bag of crafting goodies? We will have available a variety or crafting supplies - felt, foam, embroidery floss, paint, paper, markers, beads, SPARKLY stickers..... Your imagination is the limit! For ages 11-18. The first Wednesday of the month, from 4-6 pm. Indian Orchard Library. For more information please call 413 263 6846.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263 6846   mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
 
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Drop-In Tech Help & Tinkering
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Do you have questions about using your smartphone or laptop? You are not alone! Bring your device and technology-related questions and issues to our monthly Drop-In Tech Help session.

Ever wonder how a DVD player works? We have too, that is why we are adding "tinkering" to our monthly Drop-In sessions. We will provide the devices to explore, and the tools to open them up!  

Registration is not required, but time may be limited in order to assist all attendees.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Thursday May 4, 2023
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Sew Fun! Drop-In
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Are you interested in learning how to sew, or maybe just want to brush up your skills? Drop-in for our bi-weekly studio session. From sewing a button or hemming pants, to following a pattern to construct a garment using a sewing machine, our sewing volunteer can help you get started!

Sessions are open to participants of all ages and skill levels.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
 
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Star Wars Day!
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Star Wars Day Celebration! Join us for themed snacks and crafts while we discuss our favorite Star Wars characters. Visit us you will, celebrate you must. May the fourth be with you! Ages 9-18 welcome.

CONTACT:  Tami Kennedy  413-263-6836  tkennedy@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Teen Room
 
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Game Day Thursdays
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Join us at the Forest park Branch Library on Thursday afternoons for some gaming fun! Challenge friend to board and card games, or even a game on Nintendo Switch! Refreshments provided! For Teens/ Tweens 11-18.

CONTACT:  Sarah Sparks  (413)263-6843  ssparks@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Friday May 5, 2023
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Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club for Teens
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

School getting you stressed? Want to hang out with other artists? Join our Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club. We supply the artist-quality crayons, pencils and pens and coloring pages, to spark your creativity. Just drop by and color your stress away. In the teen room, 1-5pm, Friday afternoons. Please ask for supplies in the Children's Room. For more information call 413 263 6846.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
Saturday May 6, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  (413) 263-6828 x395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Monday May 8, 2023
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Crafting Mondays
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Every Monday we'll have art supplies and crafting supplies available for teens to create a project in the teen room or take home to complete there. Teens 12-19 welcome.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
 
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Teen Choice Day
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Join us for YOUR choice in teen programming! We're inviting all 13-19 years old to suggest super fun activities they would like to see at the library. Talk with your local branch librarian or connect with us through polls, suggestion boxes, and more.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
Tuesday May 9, 2023
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Game On!
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Calling all gamers! Come into the Brightwood Branch Library every other week to meet new friends and play some awesome video-games!

CONTACT:  Emily Jones  413-263-6805  ejones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Brightwood
Wednesday May 10, 2023
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Crafty Wednesdays
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us at the Forest park branch Library for some de-stressing arts and crafts! On the first and third Wednesdays of the month you can learn how to make your own soap, make a collage, or try out a seasonal craft. For teens/ tweens age 11-18.

CONTACT:  Sarah Sparks  (413)263-6843  ssparks@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
 
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Teen Choice Day
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Join us for YOUR choice in teen programming! We're inviting all 13-19 years old to suggest super fun activities they would like to see at the library. Talk with your local branch librarian or connect with us through polls, suggestion boxes, and more.

CONTACT:   Mayra Quinones  4132636840  MQuinones@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Stitch by Stitch: Class One
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Join Children's Librarian Beck for a series of classes introducing embroidery, starting from basic stitches to creating your very own puppet. 

Class One: introduction to stitching, setting a hoop, and marking for patterns. Ages 9-12, no sewing experience necessary.

CONTACT:  Beck Fink  413-263-6828 x201  bfink@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
 
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Connecticut River Birding and Nature Walk
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us at Riverfront Park as we learn about birding and the ecology of the Connecticut River Watershed with Bill Randolph, a naturalist with the US Fish & Wildlife Service. We'll meet the second Wednesday of each month May-September to watch seasonal bird migration and behavior, as well learning about other flora and fauna we may see along the riverbank. A few pair of adult and child binoculars will be available for use but you are encouraged to bring your own if you have them. Water and snacks will be provided. Wear comfortable shoes. This park is wheelchair accessible. All ages welcome!

CONTACT:  Jinnie Trabulsi  (413) 263-6858  jtrabulsi@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Offsite
Thursday May 11, 2023
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Game Day Thursdays
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Join us at the Forest park Branch Library on Thursday afternoons for some gaming fun! Challenge friend to board and card games, or even a game on Nintendo Switch! Refreshments provided! For Teens/ Tweens 11-18.

CONTACT:  Sarah Sparks  (413)263-6843  ssparks@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Friday May 12, 2023
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Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club for Teens
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

School getting you stressed? Want to hang out with other artists? Join our Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club. We supply the artist-quality crayons, pencils and pens and coloring pages, to spark your creativity. Just drop by and color your stress away. In the teen room, 1-5pm, Friday afternoons. Please ask for supplies in the Children's Room. For more information call 413 263 6846.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
 
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Switch It Up!
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come Switch it up at the library and play your choice of Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Mario Kart 8 or Mario Party Superstars! Light refreshments will be served. Second Friday of the month from 3-4:30 at ES Branch. Teens 13-18.

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
Saturday May 13, 2023
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Mother's Day Flower Cupcakes
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Make flower cupcakes as a gift for your special person on Mother's Day!  At the ES Branch Library on Saturday, May 13, 2023 from1-2. Ages 5-13.

CONTACT:  Tricia LaBroad  413-263-6840  tlabroad@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
Monday May 15, 2023 - Saturday May 20, 2023
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Flower Friends

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

CONTACT:  Maureen Tipton  413-263-6836  mtipton@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Children's Room
Monday May 15, 2023 - Friday May 19, 2023
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Celebrate Asian-Pacific Heritage Month
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join us in celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month by highlighting different aspects of the culture through a week of activities with Ms.Tsu; such as stories, origami and food demonstrations. 

CONTACT:  Haydee Hodis  413 263-6805  hhodis@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Brightwood Community Room
Monday May 15, 2023
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Monday Munchies
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Are you an adventurous eater? Do you like to try out new foods? Join us on the third Monday of every month when we will try out unique snacks and different foods from the around the world. Tweens and Teens ages 11-19.

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Crafting Mondays
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Every Monday we'll have art supplies and crafting supplies available for teens to create a project in the teen room or take home to complete there. Teens 12-19 welcome.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
 
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Tuesday May 16, 2023
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Tasty Tuesdays
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Come enjoy snacks every other Tuesday at the Forest park Branch Library! We'll supply anything from international to limited edition, or seasonal snacks. For teens/ tweens age 11-18.

CONTACT:  Sarah Sparks  (413)263-6843  ssparks@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Wednesday May 17, 2023
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Plant a Seed of Love for Families
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Don't throw that paper egg carton out! Let's recycle and plant a seed to grow a varitey of food or flowers. Drop by the Indian Orchard branch to plant a Seed of Love. Egg cartons and seeds will be provided. For ages 5 and up.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
 
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Stitch by Stitch: Class Two
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Join Children's Librarian Beck for a series of classes introducing embroidery, starting from basic stitches to creating your very own puppet. 

Class two: Creating shapes and following animal patterns. Ages 9-12, no sewing experience necessary.

CONTACT:  Beck Fink  413-263-6828 x201  bfink@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
 
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Jewelry Making Party
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Create beautiful jewelry and share snacks. All supplies provided. Perfect to refresh your spring, or to give to a special person as a gift! Ages 12-19 are welcome.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
Thursday May 18, 2023
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Sew Fun! Drop-In
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Are you interested in learning how to sew, or maybe just want to brush up your skills? Drop-in for our bi-weekly studio session. From sewing a button or hemming pants, to following a pattern to construct a garment using a sewing machine, our sewing volunteer can help you get started!

Sessions are open to participants of all ages and skill levels.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
 
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Game Day Thursdays
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Join us at the Forest park Branch Library on Thursday afternoons for some gaming fun! Challenge friend to board and card games, or even a game on Nintendo Switch! Refreshments provided! For Teens/ Tweens 11-18.

CONTACT:  Sarah Sparks  (413)263-6843  ssparks@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
 
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Spring Fling
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Stop by Mason Square and meet up with your neighbors! Music, food and fun for all ages, including arts and crafts for kids, and a bubble party in the Reading Garden! Rain or shine. All ages.

CONTACT:  Gregg Mitchell  413-263-6853  gmitchell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Mason Square
Friday May 19, 2023
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Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club for Teens
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

School getting you stressed? Want to hang out with other artists? Join our Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club. We supply the artist-quality crayons, pencils and pens and coloring pages, to spark your creativity. Just drop by and color your stress away. In the teen room, 1-5pm, Friday afternoons. Please ask for supplies in the Children's Room. For more information call 413 263 6846.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
Saturday May 20, 2023
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Anime Art and Snacks Afternoon
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Meet up with fellow anime and manga fans to practice drawing your favorite characters (or create your own!). While you're drawing enjoy some snacks from Japan. Drawing supplies will be provided. Ages 10-18  Saturday, May 20th, 2023 from 12:30-2:30.

CONTACT:  Mayra Quinones  413 263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  (413) 263-6828 x395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Monday May 22, 2023 - Saturday May 27, 2023
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Rockin' Pet Rocks!

Pet Rocks make wonderful low maintence pets! They're good listeners, get along with everyone. They don't need to be fed, walked, bathed, or groomed and it would never die on you. Come into the East Forest Park Library to make a Pet Rock, a forever friend and pet. 

CONTACT:  Maureen Tipton  413-263-6836  mtipton@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Children's Room
Monday May 22, 2023
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Crafting Mondays
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Every Monday we'll have art supplies and crafting supplies available for teens to create a project in the teen room or take home to complete there. Teens 12-19 welcome.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
 
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Tuesday May 23, 2023
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Meat-Free Meals for Teens
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

We're cooking up a storm at s Library! Do you want to learn cooking skills? Are you looking for ways to eat less meat? Want to try new versions of your favorite foods? Learn how to incorporate meatless dishes into your day without a lifestyle change. We're serving up meatless meals every month!

Tuesdays Monthly | Ages 12-18 | 3:30-5:00

CONTACT:  Alexandra  4132636843  adupuis@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
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Game On!
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Calling all gamers! Come into the Brightwood Branch Library every other week to meet new friends and play some awesome video-games!

CONTACT:  Emily Jones  413-263-6805  ejones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Brightwood
Wednesday May 24, 2023
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Crafty Wednesdays
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us at the Forest park branch Library for some de-stressing arts and crafts! On the first and third Wednesdays of the month you can learn how to make your own soap, make a collage, or try out a seasonal craft. For teens/ tweens age 11-18.

CONTACT:  Sarah Sparks  (413)263-6843  ssparks@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Program Den
 
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Stitch by Stitch: Class Three
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Join Children's Librarian Beck for a series of classes introducing embroidery, starting from basic stitches to creating your very own puppet. 

Class three: design your own patterns and fill in to create patches. Please bring in a pillow case or teeshirt to embroider. Ages 9-12, previous sewing experience required.

CONTACT:  Beck Fink  413-263-6828 x201  bfink@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Thursday May 25, 2023 - Thursday June 1, 2023
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Towel Day - Towel Drive for the TJO Center

Don't Panic! You can celebrate International Towel Day and help shelter animals at the same time. (Your donations benefit the Thomas J. O'Connor Adoption Center.) Please donate new or gently used towels and receive a raffle ticket for a gift card!

CONTACT:  Peggy Dialessi  4132636846  pdialessi@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Thursday May 25, 2023
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Fairy Gardens
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Choose your plant and create a fairy garden around it while you share snacks. All supplies provided. Bring summer into your home! Ages 12-19 welcome.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  413-263-6828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
 
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Game Day Thursdays
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Join us at the Forest park Branch Library on Thursday afternoons for some gaming fun! Challenge friend to board and card games, or even a game on Nintendo Switch! Refreshments provided! For Teens/ Tweens 11-18.

CONTACT:  Sarah Sparks  (413)263-6843  ssparks@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Friday May 26, 2023
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Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club for Teens
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

School getting you stressed? Want to hang out with other artists? Join our Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club. We supply the artist-quality crayons, pencils and pens and coloring pages, to spark your creativity. Just drop by and color your stress away. In the teen room, 1-5pm, Friday afternoons. Please ask for supplies in the Children's Room. For more information call 413 263 6846.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
Saturday May 27, 2023
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DIY Lip Balm
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Make and customize your own lip balm using natural ingredients and flavors.  At the ES Branch Library on Saturday, May 27, 2023 from 1-2 P.M. Ages 8-12

CONTACT:  Mayra Quinones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  (413) 263-6828 x395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Monday May 29, 2023
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Memorial Day: All Locations Closed

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

CONTACT:  Director's Office  413 263-6828 x290  
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Tuesday May 30, 2023
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Tasty Tuesdays
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Come enjoy snacks every other Tuesday at the Forest park Branch Library! We'll supply anything from international to limited edition, or seasonal snacks. For teens/ tweens age 11-18.

CONTACT:  Sarah Sparks  (413)263-6843  ssparks@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: Forest Park Community Room
Wednesday May 31, 2023
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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World Explorers
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Want to learn about different countries and cultures from around the world? Join World Explorers where together we will learn about different cultures by enjoying some of their stories, music, food and art. At the ES Branch Library the last Wednesday of the month 4-5PM. Ages 7-13

CONTACT:  Mayra Quinones  413-263-6843  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Stitch by Stitch: Class Four
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Join Children's Librarian Beck for a series of classes introducing embroidery, starting from basic stitches to creating your very own puppet. 

Class four: design, stitch, and decorate your own puppets. Ages 9-12, previous sewing experience required.

CONTACT:  Beck Fink  413-263-6828 x201  bfink@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Friday June 2, 2023
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Chess Club
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Open to adult and teen chess players of all abilities, from complete beginners to the more advanced. Play for learning or for friendly competitive play. Just come for fun! You don't need to bring any game equipment - all materials including boards and pieces will be provided. Ages 13 to Adult.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club for Teens
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

School getting you stressed? Want to hang out with other artists? Join our Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club. We supply the artist-quality crayons, pencils and pens and coloring pages, to spark your creativity. Just drop by and color your stress away. In the teen room, 1-5pm, Friday afternoons. Please ask for supplies in the Children's Room. For more information call 413 263 6846.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
Saturday June 3, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  413-263-6828 ext 395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Monday June 5, 2023
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Crafting Mondays
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Every Monday we'll have art supplies and crafting supplies available for teens to create a project in the teen room or take home to complete there. Teens 12-19 welcome.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
 
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Wednesday June 7, 2023
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Friday June 9, 2023
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Chess Club
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Open to adult and teen chess players of all abilities, from complete beginners to the more advanced. Play for learning or for friendly competitive play. Just come for fun! You don't need to bring any game equipment - all materials including boards and pieces will be provided. Ages 13 to Adult.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club for Teens
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

School getting you stressed? Want to hang out with other artists? Join our Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club. We supply the artist-quality crayons, pencils and pens and coloring pages, to spark your creativity. Just drop by and color your stress away. In the teen room, 1-5pm, Friday afternoons. Please ask for supplies in the Children's Room. For more information call 413 263 6846.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
 
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Switch It Up!
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come Switch it up at the library and play your choice of Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Mario Kart 8 or Mario Party Superstars! Light refreshments will be served. Second Friday of the month from 3-4:30 at ES Branch. Teens 13-18.

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
Saturday June 10, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  413-263-6828 ext 395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Monday June 12, 2023
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Crafting Mondays
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Every Monday we'll have art supplies and crafting supplies available for teens to create a project in the teen room or take home to complete there. Teens 12-19 welcome.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
 
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Teen Choice Day
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Join us for YOUR choice in teen programming! We're inviting all 13-19 years old to suggest super fun activities they would like to see at the library. Talk with your local branch librarian or connect with us through polls, suggestion boxes, and more.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
Wednesday June 14, 2023
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Teen Choice Day
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Join us for YOUR choice in teen programming! We're inviting all 13-19 years old to suggest super fun activities they would like to see at the library. Talk with your local branch librarian or connect with us through polls, suggestion boxes, and more.

CONTACT:   Mayra Quinones  4132636840  MQuinones@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Connecticut River Birding and Nature Walk
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us at Riverfront Park as we learn about birding and the ecology of the Connecticut River Watershed with Bill Randolph, a naturalist with the US Fish & Wildlife Service. We'll meet the second Wednesday of each month May-September to watch seasonal bird migration and behavior, as well learning about other flora and fauna we may see along the riverbank. A few pair of adult and child binoculars will be available for use but you are encouraged to bring your own if you have them. Water and snacks will be provided. Wear comfortable shoes. This park is wheelchair accessible. All ages welcome!

CONTACT:  Jinnie Trabulsi  (413) 263-6858  jtrabulsi@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Offsite
Friday June 16, 2023
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Chess Club
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Open to adult and teen chess players of all abilities, from complete beginners to the more advanced. Play for learning or for friendly competitive play. Just come for fun! You don't need to bring any game equipment - all materials including boards and pieces will be provided. Ages 13 to Adult.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club for Teens
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

School getting you stressed? Want to hang out with other artists? Join our Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club. We supply the artist-quality crayons, pencils and pens and coloring pages, to spark your creativity. Just drop by and color your stress away. In the teen room, 1-5pm, Friday afternoons. Please ask for supplies in the Children's Room. For more information call 413 263 6846.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
Saturday June 17, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  413-263-6828 ext 395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Monday June 19, 2023
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Juneteenth: All Locations Closed

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

CONTACT:  Director's Office  413 263-6828 x290  
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Wednesday June 21, 2023
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Friday June 23, 2023
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Chess Club
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Open to adult and teen chess players of all abilities, from complete beginners to the more advanced. Play for learning or for friendly competitive play. Just come for fun! You don't need to bring any game equipment - all materials including boards and pieces will be provided. Ages 13 to Adult.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club for Teens
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

School getting you stressed? Want to hang out with other artists? Join our Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club. We supply the artist-quality crayons, pencils and pens and coloring pages, to spark your creativity. Just drop by and color your stress away. In the teen room, 1-5pm, Friday afternoons. Please ask for supplies in the Children's Room. For more information call 413 263 6846.

CONTACT:  Meg Galbreath  413 263 6846  mgalbreath@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Indian Orchard
Saturday June 24, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  413-263-6828 ext 395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Monday June 26, 2023
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Crafting Mondays
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Every Monday we'll have art supplies and crafting supplies available for teens to create a project in the teen room or take home to complete there. Teens 12-19 welcome.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
 
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Wednesday June 28, 2023
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Friday June 30, 2023
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Chess Club
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Open to adult and teen chess players of all abilities, from complete beginners to the more advanced. Play for learning or for friendly competitive play. Just come for fun! You don't need to bring any game equipment - all materials including boards and pieces will be provided. Ages 13 to Adult.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Saturday July 1, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  413-263-6828 ext 395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Monday July 3, 2023
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Crafting Mondays
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Every Monday we'll have art supplies and crafting supplies available for teens to create a project in the teen room or take home to complete there. Teens 12-19 welcome.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
Tuesday July 4, 2023
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Independence Day: All Locations Closed

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

CONTACT:  Director's Office  413 263-6828 x290  
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Wednesday July 5, 2023
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Friday July 7, 2023
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Chess Club
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Open to adult and teen chess players of all abilities, from complete beginners to the more advanced. Play for learning or for friendly competitive play. Just come for fun! You don't need to bring any game equipment - all materials including boards and pieces will be provided. Ages 13 to Adult.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Saturday July 8, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  413-263-6828 ext 395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Monday July 10, 2023
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Crafting Mondays
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Every Monday we'll have art supplies and crafting supplies available for teens to create a project in the teen room or take home to complete there. Teens 12-19 welcome.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
 
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Teen Choice Day
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Join us for YOUR choice in teen programming! We're inviting all 13-19 years old to suggest super fun activities they would like to see at the library. Talk with your local branch librarian or connect with us through polls, suggestion boxes, and more.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
Wednesday July 12, 2023
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Teen Choice Day
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Join us for YOUR choice in teen programming! We're inviting all 13-19 years old to suggest super fun activities they would like to see at the library. Talk with your local branch librarian or connect with us through polls, suggestion boxes, and more.

CONTACT:   Mayra Quinones  4132636840  MQuinones@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Connecticut River Birding and Nature Walk
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us at Riverfront Park as we learn about birding and the ecology of the Connecticut River Watershed with Bill Randolph, a naturalist with the US Fish & Wildlife Service. We'll meet the second Wednesday of each month May-September to watch seasonal bird migration and behavior, as well learning about other flora and fauna we may see along the riverbank. A few pair of adult and child binoculars will be available for use but you are encouraged to bring your own if you have them. Water and snacks will be provided. Wear comfortable shoes. This park is wheelchair accessible. All ages welcome!

CONTACT:  Jinnie Trabulsi  (413) 263-6858  jtrabulsi@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Offsite
Friday July 14, 2023
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Chess Club
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Open to adult and teen chess players of all abilities, from complete beginners to the more advanced. Play for learning or for friendly competitive play. Just come for fun! You don't need to bring any game equipment - all materials including boards and pieces will be provided. Ages 13 to Adult.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Switch It Up!
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come Switch it up at the library and play your choice of Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Mario Kart 8 or Mario Party Superstars! Light refreshments will be served. Second Friday of the month from 3-4:30 at ES Branch. Teens 13-18.

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
Saturday July 15, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  413-263-6828 ext 395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Monday July 17, 2023
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Crafting Mondays
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Every Monday we'll have art supplies and crafting supplies available for teens to create a project in the teen room or take home to complete there. Teens 12-19 welcome.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
 
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Wednesday July 19, 2023
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Friday July 21, 2023
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Chess Club
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Open to adult and teen chess players of all abilities, from complete beginners to the more advanced. Play for learning or for friendly competitive play. Just come for fun! You don't need to bring any game equipment - all materials including boards and pieces will be provided. Ages 13 to Adult.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Saturday July 22, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  413-263-6828 ext 395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Monday July 24, 2023
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Crafting Mondays
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Every Monday we'll have art supplies and crafting supplies available for teens to create a project in the teen room or take home to complete there. Teens 12-19 welcome.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
 
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Wednesday July 26, 2023
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Friday July 28, 2023
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Chess Club
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Open to adult and teen chess players of all abilities, from complete beginners to the more advanced. Play for learning or for friendly competitive play. Just come for fun! You don't need to bring any game equipment - all materials including boards and pieces will be provided. Ages 13 to Adult.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Saturday July 29, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  413-263-6828 ext 395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Monday July 31, 2023
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Crafting Mondays
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Every Monday we'll have art supplies and crafting supplies available for teens to create a project in the teen room or take home to complete there. Teens 12-19 welcome.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
 
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Wednesday August 2, 2023
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Friday August 4, 2023
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Chess Club
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Open to adult and teen chess players of all abilities, from complete beginners to the more advanced. Play for learning or for friendly competitive play. Just come for fun! You don't need to bring any game equipment - all materials including boards and pieces will be provided. Ages 13 to Adult.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Saturday August 5, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  413-263-6828 ext 395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Monday August 7, 2023
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Crafting Mondays
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Every Monday we'll have art supplies and crafting supplies available for teens to create a project in the teen room or take home to complete there. Teens 12-19 welcome.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
 
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Wednesday August 9, 2023
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Teen Choice Day
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Join us for YOUR choice in teen programming! We're inviting all 13-19 years old to suggest super fun activities they would like to see at the library. Talk with your local branch librarian or connect with us through polls, suggestion boxes, and more.

CONTACT:   Mayra Quinones  4132636840  MQuinones@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Connecticut River Birding and Nature Walk
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us at Riverfront Park as we learn about birding and the ecology of the Connecticut River Watershed with Bill Randolph, a naturalist with the US Fish & Wildlife Service. We'll meet the second Wednesday of each month May-September to watch seasonal bird migration and behavior, as well learning about other flora and fauna we may see along the riverbank. A few pair of adult and child binoculars will be available for use but you are encouraged to bring your own if you have them. Water and snacks will be provided. Wear comfortable shoes. This park is wheelchair accessible. All ages welcome!

CONTACT:  Jinnie Trabulsi  (413) 263-6858  jtrabulsi@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Offsite
Friday August 11, 2023
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Chess Club
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Open to adult and teen chess players of all abilities, from complete beginners to the more advanced. Play for learning or for friendly competitive play. Just come for fun! You don't need to bring any game equipment - all materials including boards and pieces will be provided. Ages 13 to Adult.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Switch It Up!
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come Switch it up at the library and play your choice of Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Mario Kart 8 or Mario Party Superstars! Light refreshments will be served. Second Friday of the month from 3-4:30 at ES Branch. Teens 13-18.

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
Saturday August 12, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  413-263-6828 ext 395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Monday August 14, 2023
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Crafting Mondays
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Every Monday we'll have art supplies and crafting supplies available for teens to create a project in the teen room or take home to complete there. Teens 12-19 welcome.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
 
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Teen Choice Day
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Join us for YOUR choice in teen programming! We're inviting all 13-19 years old to suggest super fun activities they would like to see at the library. Talk with your local branch librarian or connect with us through polls, suggestion boxes, and more.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
Wednesday August 16, 2023
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Friday August 18, 2023
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Chess Club
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Open to adult and teen chess players of all abilities, from complete beginners to the more advanced. Play for learning or for friendly competitive play. Just come for fun! You don't need to bring any game equipment - all materials including boards and pieces will be provided. Ages 13 to Adult.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Saturday August 19, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  413-263-6828 ext 395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Monday August 21, 2023
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Crafting Mondays
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Every Monday we'll have art supplies and crafting supplies available for teens to create a project in the teen room or take home to complete there. Teens 12-19 welcome.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
 
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Wednesday August 23, 2023
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Friday August 25, 2023
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Chess Club
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Open to adult and teen chess players of all abilities, from complete beginners to the more advanced. Play for learning or for friendly competitive play. Just come for fun! You don't need to bring any game equipment - all materials including boards and pieces will be provided. Ages 13 to Adult.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Monday August 28, 2023
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Crafting Mondays
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Every Monday we'll have art supplies and crafting supplies available for teens to create a project in the teen room or take home to complete there. Teens 12-19 welcome.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
 
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Wednesday August 30, 2023
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Ask a Tech-y Teen
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Visit East Forest Park on Mondays and Wednesdays for basic tech help from local teen volunteers. They can help you with downloading an app, signing up for an email account, and other basic tech tools needed in your day-to-day life.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Friday September 1, 2023
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Chess Club
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Open to adult and teen chess players of all abilities, from complete beginners to the more advanced. Play for learning or for friendly competitive play. Just come for fun! You don't need to bring any game equipment - all materials including boards and pieces will be provided. Ages 13 to Adult.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Monday September 4, 2023
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Labor Day: All Locations Closed

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

CONTACT:  Director's Office  413 263-6828 x290  
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Friday September 8, 2023
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Chess Club
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Open to adult and teen chess players of all abilities, from complete beginners to the more advanced. Play for learning or for friendly competitive play. Just come for fun! You don't need to bring any game equipment - all materials including boards and pieces will be provided. Ages 13 to Adult.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Switch It Up!
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come Switch it up at the library and play your choice of Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Mario Kart 8 or Mario Party Superstars! Light refreshments will be served. Second Friday of the month from 3-4:30 at ES Branch. Teens 13-18.

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
Saturday September 9, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  413-263-6828 ext 395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Monday September 11, 2023
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Teen Choice Day
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Join us for YOUR choice in teen programming! We're inviting all 13-19 years old to suggest super fun activities they would like to see at the library. Talk with your local branch librarian or connect with us through polls, suggestion boxes, and more.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
Wednesday September 13, 2023
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Teen Choice Day
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Join us for YOUR choice in teen programming! We're inviting all 13-19 years old to suggest super fun activities they would like to see at the library. Talk with your local branch librarian or connect with us through polls, suggestion boxes, and more.

CONTACT:   Mayra Quinones  4132636840  MQuinones@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
 
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Connecticut River Birding and Nature Walk
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us at Riverfront Park as we learn about birding and the ecology of the Connecticut River Watershed with Bill Randolph, a naturalist with the US Fish & Wildlife Service. We'll meet the second Wednesday of each month May-September to watch seasonal bird migration and behavior, as well learning about other flora and fauna we may see along the riverbank. A few pair of adult and child binoculars will be available for use but you are encouraged to bring your own if you have them. Water and snacks will be provided. Wear comfortable shoes. This park is wheelchair accessible. All ages welcome!

CONTACT:  Jinnie Trabulsi  (413) 263-6858  jtrabulsi@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Offsite
Friday September 15, 2023
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Chess Club
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Open to adult and teen chess players of all abilities, from complete beginners to the more advanced. Play for learning or for friendly competitive play. Just come for fun! You don't need to bring any game equipment - all materials including boards and pieces will be provided. Ages 13 to Adult.

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Saturday September 16, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  413-263-6828 ext 395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Saturday September 23, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  413-263-6828 ext 395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Saturday September 30, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  413-263-6828 ext 395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Saturday October 7, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  413-263-6828 ext 395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Monday October 9, 2023
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Columbus Day / Indigenous Peoples’ Day: All Locations Closed

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

CONTACT:  Director's Office  413 263-6828 x290  
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Wednesday October 11, 2023
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Teen Choice Day
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Join us for YOUR choice in teen programming! We're inviting all 13-19 years old to suggest super fun activities they would like to see at the library. Talk with your local branch librarian or connect with us through polls, suggestion boxes, and more.

CONTACT:   Mayra Quinones  4132636840  MQuinones@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
Friday October 13, 2023
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Switch It Up!
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come Switch it up at the library and play your choice of Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Mario Kart 8 or Mario Party Superstars! Light refreshments will be served. Second Friday of the month from 3-4:30 at ES Branch. Teens 13-18.

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
Saturday October 14, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  413-263-6828 ext 395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Saturday October 21, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  413-263-6828 ext 395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Saturday October 28, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  413-263-6828 ext 395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Saturday November 4, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  413-263-6828 ext 395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Wednesday November 8, 2023
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Teen Choice Day
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Join us for YOUR choice in teen programming! We're inviting all 13-19 years old to suggest super fun activities they would like to see at the library. Talk with your local branch librarian or connect with us through polls, suggestion boxes, and more.

CONTACT:   Mayra Quinones  4132636840  MQuinones@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
Friday November 10, 2023
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Veterans Day (Observed): All Locations Closed

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

CONTACT:  Director's Office  413 263-6828 x290  
LOCATION: All Library Locations
 
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Switch It Up!
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come Switch it up at the library and play your choice of Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Mario Kart 8 or Mario Party Superstars! Light refreshments will be served. Second Friday of the month from 3-4:30 at ES Branch. Teens 13-18.

CONTACT:  Mayra Quiñones  413-263-6840  mquinones@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
Saturday November 11, 2023
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Veterans Day: All Locations Closed

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

CONTACT:  Director's Office  413 263-6828 x290  
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Monday November 13, 2023
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Teen Choice Day
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Join us for YOUR choice in teen programming! We're inviting all 13-19 years old to suggest super fun activities they would like to see at the library. Talk with your local branch librarian or connect with us through polls, suggestion boxes, and more.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
Saturday November 18, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  413-263-6828 ext 395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Wednesday November 22, 2023
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Thanksgiving Eve: All Locations Close at 5pm

All Springfield City Library locations will be closed at 5pm in observance of the holiday.

CONTACT:  Director's Office  413 263-6828 x290  
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Thursday November 23, 2023
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Thanksgiving Day: All Locations Closed

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

CONTACT:  Director's Office  413 263-6828 x290  
LOCATION: All Library Locations
Saturday December 2, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  413-263-6828 ext 395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Saturday December 9, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  413-263-6828 ext 395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Monday December 11, 2023
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Teen Choice Day
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Join us for YOUR choice in teen programming! We're inviting all 13-19 years old to suggest super fun activities they would like to see at the library. Talk with your local branch librarian or connect with us through polls, suggestion boxes, and more.

CONTACT:  Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe  4132636828 X425  shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Teen Area
Wednesday December 13, 2023
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Teen Choice Day
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Join us for YOUR choice in teen programming! We're inviting all 13-19 years old to suggest super fun activities they would like to see at the library. Talk with your local branch librarian or connect with us through polls, suggestion boxes, and more.

CONTACT:   Mayra Quinones  4132636840  MQuinones@SpringfieldLibrary.org
LOCATION: East Springfield
Saturday December 16, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  413-263-6828 ext 395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Saturday December 23, 2023
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Tabletop RPG Club
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! We'll be playing Dungeons & Dragons, Blades in the Dark, Powered by the Apocalypse games, and more. A little something for everyone - drop in once or stick around and learn how to run a game. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For adults and teens 16 and older.

CONTACT:  Katherine Stapp  413-263-6828 ext 395  kstapp@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library Community Room
Sunday December 24, 2023
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Christmas Eve: Central Library Closed

Central Library will be closed in observance of the holiday.

CONTACT:  Director's Office  413 263-6828 x290  
LOCATION: Central Library
Monday December 25, 2023
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Christmas Day: All Locations Closed

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

CONTACT:  Director's Office  413 263-6828 x290  
LOCATION: All Library Locations

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