Saturday February 4, 2023
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Watercolor Balancing Birds Workshop - for Adults
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Shake off the Winter doldrums with this vibrant watercolor workshop, perfect for beginning and experienced artists alike! All materials will be provided.
This Adult workshop is for age 18+, and will run from 11am-12:30pm.
Space is limited in both workshops, and registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
The registration period has ended.
 
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No Longer 3/5s Coalition Meeting
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Meeting/event for the No Longer 3/5s Coalition which will build toward felony re-enfranchisement in the 2024 election cycle. The meeting will include speakers and local organizers and community members for a kick-off planning meeting.

This is a non-library-sponsored event

CONTACT:  Danielle Squillante  8604162651  squil22d@mtholyoke.edu
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Watercolor Balancing Birds Workshop - for Teens
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Shake off the Winter doldrums with this vibrant watercolor workshop, perfect for beginning and experienced artists alike! All materials will be provided.
This Teen workshop is for ages 13-18, and will run from 1-2:30pm.
Space is limited in both workshops, and registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
The registration period has ended.
Monday February 6, 2023
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday February 7, 2023
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Senator Jake Oliveira Office Hour
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Senator Jake Oliveira's monthly office hour, first Tuesday of the month, at the East Forest Park Branch.

CONTACT:  Jennifer Pickering    
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday February 8, 2023
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Cookies & Cocoa 2 Go!

Need a winter warm up? Stop by and grab a snack of yummy cookies and hot cocoa mix to take home and share with a friend. While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Maureen Tipton  413-263-6836  mtipton@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Children's Room
 
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The Any Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Any Book Club (ABC) meets bi-monthly to share stories about their recent reads. In rotation with one another, members review books they've read recently so others can learn about what's great and, sometimes, what's not! Those who enjoy adult fiction will feel especially at home, but all adult readers are welcomed.

Members can attend either or both sessions. Adults | 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Code Builders - powered by Girls Who Code
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Come learn to code and change the world!

We are partnering with Girls Who Code to offer a Coding Club where you can explore different programming languages and platforms, along with the potential they have for making a positive impact on your community. You will build the skills you need to create animations, games, apps, and more using GWC's fun online tutorials and the support of the other club members!

This club is open to aspiring coders aged 13-18.
Space is limited, registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
The registration period has ended.
 
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Girl Scouts Troop 65166
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daisy & Brownie Troop Meeting

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Jamillah Medina Nova  4136366790  jmedina@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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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
 
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EFP Civic Association Meeting
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Monthly Meeting

CONTACT:  Frank Ryan   4137825730  sbanut2018@gmail.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Thursday February 9, 2023
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Sew Fun: Hand Sewing for Tweens
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hand sewing is a great base skill for everyday needs like sewing a button, hemming pants, or making just about anything from fabric! In this class Tweens, aged 10-13, will be taught the basics of hand sewing while working on various projects throughout the series.
All materials and supplies will be provided. Space is limited, registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
There are 5 spaces available.
Friday February 10, 2023
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Springfield Honors Academy - Student Leadership Retreat
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Our school's student leadership community will host various activities throughout the day to build leadership skills, creatively organize, and plan for the rest of our school year. 

This is a non-library-sponsored event. 

 

CONTACT:  DeAnna Montefusco  413-262-3097  dmontefusco@springfieldhonorsacademy.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Home City Families Playgroup
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Calling all families with your child for a fun filled hour of stories, songs and crafts and more. No registration.

CONTACT:  Sam Hoffman  413 263-6828 ext 201  shoffman@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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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
Saturday February 11, 2023
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Ward 7 Democratic Committee Business Meeting
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ward 7 Democratic Committee monthly business meeting 

This is a non-library-sponsored event. 

CONTACT:  Carolyn Almeida  413-575-8280  cmalmeida16@gmail.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Write-Up Springfield
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Creative writers of all types are invited to Write-Up Springfield's monthly meeting of networking, writing exercise, and sharing. Led by Tara Dasso and Kateri M. Walsh, these hands-on workshops are a chance to hone your skill and hear from other western Massachusetts writers on creative writing. Newcomers welcomed!

Funding comes from the Friends of the Library and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. 18+

CONTACT:  Alexandra Dupuis  413-263-6836  adupuis@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Monday February 13, 2023
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday February 14, 2023
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
 
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Tween Cooking Club!
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Are you a kid who wants to be more independent and find ways to cook for yourself? Come learn how to make fun, healthy meals, drinks, and snacks. For tweens ages 8-11. Pre-registration is required (note: classes with 0 or 1 registrants will be canceled the day before the class).

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
There are 15 spaces available.
Wednesday February 15, 2023
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Girl Scouts Troop 65166
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daisy & Brownie Troop Meeting

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Jamillah Medina Nova  4136366790  jmedina@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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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
 
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Springfield Photographic Society
5:15 PM - 8:00 PM

Monthly exhibition of members' photographs. The public is welcome to attend.

This is a non-library-sponsored event

CONTACT:  Kevin Fay  4135315483  kevin.fay44@gmail.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Friday February 17, 2023
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Home City Families Playgroup
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Calling all families with your child for a fun filled hour of stories, songs and crafts and more. No registration.

CONTACT:  Sam Hoffman  413 263-6828 ext 201  shoffman@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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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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Environment Extravaganza
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Community event run by Girl Scout, Charlotte Kocsmierskyand the Environmental Club from Central High School as she works toward her Gold Award. This event will focus on cleaning up Springfield, and saving the environment and the Earth.

This is a non-library-sponsored event. 

CONTACT:  Charlotte Kocsmiersky  4133126595  char127k@gmail.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
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Saturday February 18, 2023
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Greater Springfield Links Meeting
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Springfield Links chapter meeting.

This is a non-library-sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Kimberly Williams  413-374-4241  kimberly2williams@yahoo.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Introduction to Sewing - Make a Mug Rug
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

If you have never used a sewing machine, or just want to brush up your skills, this is the workshop for you! We will cover the basic functions and techniques common to all sewing machines, as well as how to read a pattern, while working on personalized Mug Rugs. All materials will be supplied, including use of a sewing machine.
For Adults, 18+
Space is limited, registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday February 21, 2023
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday February 22, 2023
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The Any Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Any Book Club (ABC) meets bi-monthly to share stories about their recent reads. In rotation with one another, members review books they've read recently so others can learn about what's great and, sometimes, what's not! Those who enjoy adult fiction will feel especially at home, but all adult readers are welcomed.

Members can attend either or both sessions. Adults | 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Girl Scouts Troop 65166
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daisy & Brownie Troop Meeting

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Jamillah Medina Nova  4136366790  jmedina@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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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
 
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413 Gourmet Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Join Chelsea for a cooking class meets cookbook club series for folks who love to cook at home. During the class, participants will assist in creating a pre-selected dish from a chosen cookbook or chef of the month. Participants may check out the selected cookbook at East Forest Park and, if they'd like, bring an accompanying dish from the cookbook to share. Pre-registration is required (note: zero-1 registrants may result in cancelation).

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Thursday February 23, 2023
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Sew Fun: Hand Sewing for Tweens
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hand sewing is a great base skill for everyday needs like sewing a button, hemming pants, or making just about anything from fabric! In this class Tweens, aged 10-13, will be taught the basics of hand sewing while working on various projects throughout the series.
All materials and supplies will be provided. Space is limited, registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
There are 5 spaces available.
Friday February 24, 2023
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Home City Families Playgroup
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Calling all families with your child for a fun filled hour of stories, songs and crafts and more. No registration.

CONTACT:  Sam Hoffman  413 263-6828 ext 201  shoffman@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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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
Saturday February 25, 2023
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Super Soap Making Symposium
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Come learn the science and process behind soap making, leave with your own tray of homemade soap! Kristie Valenze will walk participants through the saponification process and how to create basic bars of soap in this hands on program. Safety goggles and gloves provided, but feel free to bring your own. Ages 16+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Crafting with Delphine: Scrapbooking!
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join us for crafts with the incredible Delphine Williams! Delphine will share all of her knowledge, talents, and expertise during each monthly session. Come craft with us! This month features a Scrapbooking workshop - but space and supplies are limited, and registration is required. Adults | 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
There are 9 spaces available.
Monday February 27, 2023
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday February 28, 2023
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday March 1, 2023 - Saturday March 11, 2023
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Seussabration: Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss

We will be celebrating the birthday of Springfield's own Dr. Seuss whose birthday is on March 2, with many fun activities. Test your knowledge of Dr. Seuss with a Scavenger Hunt. When completed, paticipants will receive a raffle ticket to win a Dr. Seuss inspired prize. We will also be offering a special Seussy craft. Vote for your favorite Dr. Seuss character. All invited to this Seussbration. 

CONTACT:  Maureen Tipton  413-263-6836  mtipton@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Children's Room
Wednesday March 1, 2023
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Code Builders - powered by Girls Who Code
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Come learn to code and change the world! We are partnering with Girls Who Code to offer a Coding Club where you can explore different programming languages and platforms, along with the potential they have for making a positive impact on your community. You will build the skills you need to create animations, games, apps, and more using GWC's fun online tutorials and the support of the other club members!

This club is open to aspiring coders aged 13-18. Space is limited, registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Girl Scouts Troop 65166
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daisy & Brownie Troop Meeting

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Jamillah Medina Nova  4136366790  jmedina@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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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
 
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Taxes in Retirement 567
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

A free, open to the public, educational workshop on Taxes in Retirement.

This is a non-library-sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Allison Murray  (248)564-1423  allison.murray@567workshops.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Books & Brew Discussion Group
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Join a lively discussion with other book lovers, and enjoy your favorite brew too. Books & Brew meets in person at Nathan Bill's Restaurant in Springfield. First Wednesday of each month | Adults | Ages 21+ | Check our website for upcoming book selections!

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Offsite
 
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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
Friday March 3, 2023
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Home City Families Playgroup
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Calling all families with your child for a fun filled hour of stories, songs and crafts and more. No registration.

CONTACT:  Sam Hoffman  413 263-6828 ext 201  shoffman@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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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 6, 2023
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday March 7, 2023
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Senator Jake Oliveira Office Hour
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Senator Jake Oliveira's monthly office hour, first Tuesday of the month, at the East Forest Park Branch.

CONTACT:  Jennifer Pickering    
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday March 8, 2023
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The Any Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Any Book Club (ABC) meets bi-monthly to share stories about their recent reads. In rotation with one another, members review books they've read recently so others can learn about what's great and, sometimes, what's not! Those who enjoy adult fiction will feel especially at home, but all adult readers are welcomed.

Members can attend either or both sessions. Adults | 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Code Builders - powered by Girls Who Code
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Come learn to code and change the world! We are partnering with Girls Who Code to offer a Coding Club where you can explore different programming languages and platforms, along with the potential they have for making a positive impact on your community. You will build the skills you need to create animations, games, apps, and more using GWC's fun online tutorials and the support of the other club members!

This club is open to aspiring coders aged 13-18. Space is limited, registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Girl Scouts Troop 65166
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daisy & Brownie Troop Meeting

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Jamillah Medina Nova  4136366790  jmedina@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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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
 
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EFP Civic Association Meeting
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Monthly Meeting

CONTACT:  Frank Ryan   4137825730  sbanut2018@gmail.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Thursday March 9, 2023
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Sew Fun: Hand Sewing for Tweens
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hand sewing is a great base skill for everyday needs like sewing a button, hemming pants, or making just about anything from fabric! In this class Tweens, aged 10-13, will be taught the basics of hand sewing while working on various projects throughout the series.
All materials and supplies will be provided. Space is limited, registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Tween Cooking!
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Are you a kid who wants to be more independent and find ways to cook for yourself? Come learn how to make fun meals, drinks, and snacks. For tweens ages 8-11. Pre-registration is required (note: classes with 0 or 1 registrants will be canceled the day before the class).

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Registration will begin on Friday, February 10, 2023 at 4:17 PM     
Friday March 10, 2023
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Home City Families Playgroup
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Calling all families with your child for a fun filled hour of stories, songs and crafts and more. No registration.

CONTACT:  Sam Hoffman  413 263-6828 ext 201  shoffman@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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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
Saturday March 11, 2023
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Write-Up Springfield
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Creative writers of all types are invited to Write-Up Springfield's monthly meeting of networking, writing exercise, and sharing. Led by Tara Dasso and Kateri M. Walsh, these hands-on workshops are a chance to hone your skill and hear from other western Massachusetts writers on creative writing. Newcomers welcomed!

Funding comes from the Friends of the Library and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. 18+

CONTACT:  Alexandra Dupuis  413-263-6836  adupuis@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Monday March 13, 2023
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday March 14, 2023
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday March 15, 2023
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Code Builders - powered by Girls Who Code
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Come learn to code and change the world! We are partnering with Girls Who Code to offer a Coding Club where you can explore different programming languages and platforms, along with the potential they have for making a positive impact on your community. You will build the skills you need to create animations, games, apps, and more using GWC's fun online tutorials and the support of the other club members!

This club is open to aspiring coders aged 13-18. Space is limited, registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Girl Scouts Troop 65166
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daisy & Brownie Troop Meeting

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Jamillah Medina Nova  4136366790  jmedina@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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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
 
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Springfield Photographic Society
5:15 PM - 8:00 PM

Monthly exhibition of members' photographs. The public is welcome to attend.

This is a non-library-sponsored event

CONTACT:  Kevin Fay  4135315483  kevin.fay44@gmail.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Friday March 17, 2023
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Home City Families Playgroup
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Calling all families with your child for a fun filled hour of stories, songs and crafts and more. No registration.

CONTACT:  Sam Hoffman  413 263-6828 ext 201  shoffman@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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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
Saturday March 18, 2023
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Greater Springfield Links Meeting
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Links monthly chapter meeting.

This is a non-library-sponsored event. 

CONTACT:  Kimberly Williams  413-374-4241  kimberly2williams@yahoo.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Monday March 20, 2023
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday March 21, 2023
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday March 22, 2023
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Code Builders - powered by Girls Who Code
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Come learn to code and change the world! We are partnering with Girls Who Code to offer a Coding Club where you can explore different programming languages and platforms, along with the potential they have for making a positive impact on your community. You will build the skills you need to create animations, games, apps, and more using GWC's fun online tutorials and the support of the other club members!

This club is open to aspiring coders aged 13-18. Space is limited, registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Girl Scouts Troop 65166
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daisy & Brownie Troop Meeting

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Jamillah Medina Nova  4136366790  jmedina@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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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 23, 2023
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Sew Fun: Hand Sewing for Tweens
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hand sewing is a great base skill for everyday needs like sewing a button, hemming pants, or making just about anything from fabric! In this class Tweens, aged 10-13, will be taught the basics of hand sewing while working on various projects throughout the series.
All materials and supplies will be provided. Space is limited, registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
There are 5 spaces available.
Friday March 24, 2023
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Infant Massage- Colic & Belly Care
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Home City Families providing Infant Massage class presented by Charlen Benoit of Heart and Healing Touch. Pre-registration required  

This is a non-library-sponsored event

CONTACT:  Jennifer Teehan Sanford   413-787-6959 x8  Teehan-sanfordj@springfieldpublicschools.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Chair Yoga with Cindy Senk
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Join us for 45 minutes of chair yoga. Using gentle stretching while seated, chair yoga allows adults of all abilities to improve flexibility and balance. Instructor Cindy Senk, a certified accessible yoga teacher, will lead the class. Ages 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Home City Families Playgroup
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Calling all families with your child for a fun filled hour of stories, songs and crafts and more. No registration.

CONTACT:  Sam Hoffman  413 263-6828 ext 201  shoffman@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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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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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday March 28, 2023
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday March 29, 2023
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Code Builders - powered by Girls Who Code
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Come learn to code and change the world! We are partnering with Girls Who Code to offer a Coding Club where you can explore different programming languages and platforms, along with the potential they have for making a positive impact on your community. You will build the skills you need to create animations, games, apps, and more using GWC's fun online tutorials and the support of the other club members!

This club is open to aspiring coders aged 13-18. Space is limited, registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Girl Scouts Troop 65166
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daisy & Brownie Troop Meeting

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Jamillah Medina Nova  4136366790  jmedina@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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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
 
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413 Gourmet Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

In this cooking class series, folks who love to cook at home can come together to create a shared meal. Each month a different cookbook, theme, or chef will be selected as the focus. Participants can bring a dish to share based on each month's theme, but is not mandatory. Pre-registration is required. (Note: Classes with 0 or 1 registrants the day before will be canceled.)

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Friday March 31, 2023
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Chair Yoga with Cindy Senk
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Join us for 45 minutes of chair yoga. Using gentle stretching while seated, chair yoga allows adults of all abilities to improve flexibility and balance. Instructor Cindy Senk, a certified accessible yoga teacher, will lead the class. Ages 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Cooking for One
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Aimed at senior citizens, this bi-weekly cooking series will focus on cooking nourishing meals in small portions. The three classes will be held following Chair Yoga with Cindy Senk. Come for yoga, stay to cook and have lunch!

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Home City Families Playgroup
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Calling all families with your child for a fun filled hour of stories, songs and crafts and more. No registration.

CONTACT:  Sam Hoffman  413 263-6828 ext 201  shoffman@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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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
Monday April 3, 2023
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday April 4, 2023
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Senator Jake Oliveira Office Hour
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Senator Jake Oliveira's monthly office hour, first Tuesday of the month, at the East Forest Park Branch.

CONTACT:  Jennifer Pickering    
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday April 5, 2023
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Code Builders - powered by Girls Who Code
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Come learn to code and change the world! We are partnering with Girls Who Code to offer a Coding Club where you can explore different programming languages and platforms, along with the potential they have for making a positive impact on your community. You will build the skills you need to create animations, games, apps, and more using GWC's fun online tutorials and the support of the other club members!

This club is open to aspiring coders aged 13-18. Space is limited, registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Girl Scouts Troop 65166
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daisy & Brownie Troop Meeting

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Jamillah Medina Nova  4136366790  jmedina@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Books & Brew Discussion Group
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Join a lively discussion with other book lovers, and enjoy your favorite brew too. Books & Brew meets in person at Nathan Bill's Restaurant in Springfield. First Wednesday of each month | Adults | Ages 21+ | Check our website for upcoming book selections!

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Offsite
 
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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: Hand Sewing for Tweens
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hand sewing is a great base skill for everyday needs like sewing a button, hemming pants, or making just about anything from fabric! In this class Tweens, aged 10-13, will be taught the basics of hand sewing while working on various projects throughout the series.
All materials and supplies will be provided. Space is limited, registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
There are 5 spaces available.
Friday April 7, 2023
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Chair Yoga with Cindy Senk
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Join us for 45 minutes of chair yoga. Using gentle stretching while seated, chair yoga allows adults of all abilities to improve flexibility and balance. Instructor Cindy Senk, a certified accessible yoga teacher, will lead the class. Ages 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Home City Families Playgroup
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Calling all families with your child for a fun filled hour of stories, songs and crafts and more. No registration.

CONTACT:  Sam Hoffman  413 263-6828 ext 201  shoffman@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Saturday April 8, 2023
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Write-Up Springfield
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Creative writers of all types are invited to Write-Up Springfield's monthly meeting of networking, writing exercise, and sharing. Led by Tara Dasso and Kateri M. Walsh, these hands-on workshops are a chance to hone your skill and hear from other western Massachusetts writers on creative writing. Newcomers welcomed!

Funding comes from the Friends of the Library and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. 18+

CONTACT:  Alexandra Dupuis  413-263-6836  adupuis@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Monday April 10, 2023
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday April 11, 2023
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday April 12, 2023
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The Any Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Any Book Club (ABC) meets bi-monthly to share stories about their recent reads. In rotation with one another, members review books they've read recently so others can learn about what's great and, sometimes, what's not! Those who enjoy adult fiction will feel especially at home, but all adult readers are welcomed.

Members can attend either or both sessions. Adults | 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Code Builders - powered by Girls Who Code
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Come learn to code and change the world! We are partnering with Girls Who Code to offer a Coding Club where you can explore different programming languages and platforms, along with the potential they have for making a positive impact on your community. You will build the skills you need to create animations, games, apps, and more using GWC's fun online tutorials and the support of the other club members!

This club is open to aspiring coders aged 13-18. Space is limited, registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Girl Scouts Troop 65166
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daisy & Brownie Troop Meeting

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Jamillah Medina Nova  4136366790  jmedina@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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EFP Civic Association Meeting
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Monthly Meeting

CONTACT:  Frank Ryan   4137825730  sbanut2018@gmail.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Thursday April 13, 2023
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Tween Cooking!
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Are you a kid who wants to be more independent and find ways to cook for yourself? Come learn how to make fun meals, drinks, and snacks. For tweens ages 8-11. Pre-registration is required (note: classes with 0 or 1 registrants will be canceled the day before the class).

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Registration will begin on Friday, February 10, 2023 at 4:38 PM     
Friday April 14, 2023
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Chair Yoga with Cindy Senk
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Join us for 45 minutes of chair yoga. Using gentle stretching while seated, chair yoga allows adults of all abilities to improve flexibility and balance. Instructor Cindy Senk, a certified accessible yoga teacher, will lead the class. Ages 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Cooking for One
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Aimed at senior citizens, this bi-weekly cooking series will focus on cooking nourishing meals in small portions. The three classes will be held following Chair Yoga with Cindy Senk. Come for yoga, stay to cook and have lunch!

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Home City Families Playgroup
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Calling all families with your child for a fun filled hour of stories, songs and crafts and more. No registration.

CONTACT:  Sam Hoffman  413 263-6828 ext 201  shoffman@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Saturday April 15, 2023
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Greater Springfield Links Meeting
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Links monthly chapter meeting.

This is a non-library-sponsored event. 

CONTACT:  Kimberly Williams  413-374-4241  kimberly2williams@yahoo.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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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
Tuesday April 18, 2023
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday April 19, 2023
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Code Builders - powered by Girls Who Code
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Come learn to code and change the world! We are partnering with Girls Who Code to offer a Coding Club where you can explore different programming languages and platforms, along with the potential they have for making a positive impact on your community. You will build the skills you need to create animations, games, apps, and more using GWC's fun online tutorials and the support of the other club members!

This club is open to aspiring coders aged 13-18. Space is limited, registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Girl Scouts Troop 65166
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daisy & Brownie Troop Meeting

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Jamillah Medina Nova  4136366790  jmedina@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Springfield Photographic Society
5:15 PM - 8:00 PM

Monthly exhibition of members' photographs. The public is welcome to attend.

This is a non-library-sponsored event

CONTACT:  Kevin Fay  4135315483  kevin.fay44@gmail.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Watercolor Mountain Pathway Workshop
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Craft a journey along a serene mountain top with this vibrant watercolor workshop, perfect for beginning and experienced artists alike! All materials will be provided.

This workshop is for Adults, aged 18+.
Space is limited, registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Registration will begin on Monday, April 3, 2023 at 9:00 AM     
Thursday April 20, 2023
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Sew Fun: Hand Sewing for Tweens
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hand sewing is a great base skill for everyday needs like sewing a button, hemming pants, or making just about anything from fabric! In this class Tweens, aged 10-13, will be taught the basics of hand sewing while working on various projects throughout the series.
All materials and supplies will be provided. Space is limited, registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
There are 5 spaces available.
Friday April 21, 2023
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Chair Yoga with Cindy Senk
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Join us for 45 minutes of chair yoga. Using gentle stretching while seated, chair yoga allows adults of all abilities to improve flexibility and balance. Instructor Cindy Senk, a certified accessible yoga teacher, will lead the class. Ages 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Home City Families Playgroup
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Calling all families with your child for a fun filled hour of stories, songs and crafts and more. No registration.

CONTACT:  Sam Hoffman  413 263-6828 ext 201  shoffman@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Saturday April 22, 2023
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Reptile Show of New England
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
CONTACT:  Maureen Tipton  413-263-6836  mtipton@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Monday April 24, 2023
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday April 25, 2023
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday April 26, 2023
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The Any Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Any Book Club (ABC) meets bi-monthly to share stories about their recent reads. In rotation with one another, members review books they've read recently so others can learn about what's great and, sometimes, what's not! Those who enjoy adult fiction will feel especially at home, but all adult readers are welcomed.

Members can attend either or both sessions. Adults | 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Code Builders - powered by Girls Who Code
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Come learn to code and change the world! We are partnering with Girls Who Code to offer a Coding Club where you can explore different programming languages and platforms, along with the potential they have for making a positive impact on your community. You will build the skills you need to create animations, games, apps, and more using GWC's fun online tutorials and the support of the other club members!

This club is open to aspiring coders aged 13-18. Space is limited, registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Girl Scouts Troop 65166
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daisy & Brownie Troop Meeting

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Jamillah Medina Nova  4136366790  jmedina@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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413 Gourmet Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

In this cooking class series, folks who love to cook at home can come together to create a shared meal. Each month a different cookbook, theme, or chef will be selected as the focus. Participants can bring a dish to share based on each month's theme, but is not mandatory. Pre-registration is required. (Note: Classes with 0 or 1 registrants the day before will be canceled.)

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Friday April 28, 2023
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Chair Yoga with Cindy Senk
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Join us for 45 minutes of chair yoga. Using gentle stretching while seated, chair yoga allows adults of all abilities to improve flexibility and balance. Instructor Cindy Senk, a certified accessible yoga teacher, will lead the class. Ages 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Cooking for One
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Aimed at senior citizens, this bi-weekly cooking series will focus on cooking nourishing meals in small portions. The three classes will be held following Chair Yoga with Cindy Senk. Come for yoga, stay to cook and have lunch!

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Home City Families Playgroup
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Calling all families with your child for a fun filled hour of stories, songs and crafts and more. No registration.

CONTACT:  Sam Hoffman  413 263-6828 ext 201  shoffman@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Monday May 1, 2023
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday May 2, 2023
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Senator Jake Oliveira Office Hour
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Senator Jake Oliveira's monthly office hour, first Tuesday of the month, at the East Forest Park Branch.

CONTACT:  Jennifer Pickering    
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday May 3, 2023
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Code Builders - powered by Girls Who Code
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Come learn to code and change the world! We are partnering with Girls Who Code to offer a Coding Club where you can explore different programming languages and platforms, along with the potential they have for making a positive impact on your community. You will build the skills you need to create animations, games, apps, and more using GWC's fun online tutorials and the support of the other club members!

This club is open to aspiring coders aged 13-18. Space is limited, registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Girl Scouts Troop 65166
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daisy & Brownie Troop Meeting

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Jamillah Medina Nova  4136366790  jmedina@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Books & Brew Discussion Group
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Join a lively discussion with other book lovers, and enjoy your favorite brew too. Books & Brew meets in person at Nathan Bill's Restaurant in Springfield. First Wednesday of each month | Adults | Ages 21+ | Check our website for upcoming book selections!

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Offsite
 
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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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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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Sew Fun: Hand Sewing for Tweens
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hand sewing is a great base skill for everyday needs like sewing a button, hemming pants, or making just about anything from fabric! In this class Tweens, aged 10-13, will be taught the basics of hand sewing while working on various projects throughout the series.
All materials and supplies will be provided. Space is limited, registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
There are 5 spaces available.
Friday May 5, 2023
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Home City Families Playgroup
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Calling all families with your child for a fun filled hour of stories, songs and crafts and more. No registration.

CONTACT:  Sam Hoffman  413 263-6828 ext 201  shoffman@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Monday May 8, 2023
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday May 9, 2023
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday May 10, 2023
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The Any Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Any Book Club (ABC) meets bi-monthly to share stories about their recent reads. In rotation with one another, members review books they've read recently so others can learn about what's great and, sometimes, what's not! Those who enjoy adult fiction will feel especially at home, but all adult readers are welcomed.

Members can attend either or both sessions. Adults | 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Code Builders - powered by Girls Who Code
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Come learn to code and change the world! We are partnering with Girls Who Code to offer a Coding Club where you can explore different programming languages and platforms, along with the potential they have for making a positive impact on your community. You will build the skills you need to create animations, games, apps, and more using GWC's fun online tutorials and the support of the other club members!

This club is open to aspiring coders aged 13-18. Space is limited, registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Girl Scouts Troop 65166
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daisy & Brownie Troop Meeting

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Jamillah Medina Nova  4136366790  jmedina@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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EFP Civic Association Meeting
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Monthly Meeting

CONTACT:  Frank Ryan   4137825730  sbanut2018@gmail.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Thursday May 11, 2023
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Tween Cooking!
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Are you a kid who wants to be more independent and find ways to cook for yourself? Come learn how to make fun meals, drinks, and snacks. For tweens ages 8-11. Pre-registration is required (note: classes with 0 or 1 registrants will be canceled the day before the class).

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Friday May 12, 2023
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Home City Families Playgroup
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Calling all families with your child for a fun filled hour of stories, songs and crafts and more. No registration.

CONTACT:  Sam Hoffman  413 263-6828 ext 201  shoffman@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
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
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday May 16, 2023
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday May 17, 2023
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Code Builders - powered by Girls Who Code
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Come learn to code and change the world! We are partnering with Girls Who Code to offer a Coding Club where you can explore different programming languages and platforms, along with the potential they have for making a positive impact on your community. You will build the skills you need to create animations, games, apps, and more using GWC's fun online tutorials and the support of the other club members!

This club is open to aspiring coders aged 13-18. Space is limited, registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Girl Scouts Troop 65166
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daisy & Brownie Troop Meeting

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Jamillah Medina Nova  4136366790  jmedina@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Pioneer Valley Montessori School Art Show
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

This space is being reserved for the Pioneer Valley Montessori School 2022-2023 Art Show. 

This is a non-library-sponsored event. 

CONTACT:  Erin Rand School Head and Christie Art Teacher  (413) 7823108  Erand@pvms.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Watercolor Mountain Pathway Workshop
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Craft a journey along a serene mountain top with this vibrant watercolor workshop, perfect for beginning and experienced artists alike! All materials will be provided.

This workshop is for Adults, aged 18+.
Space is limited, registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Registration will begin on Monday, May 1, 2023 at 9:00 AM     
Thursday May 18, 2023
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Sew Fun: Hand Sewing for Tweens
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hand sewing is a great base skill for everyday needs like sewing a button, hemming pants, or making just about anything from fabric! In this class Tweens, aged 10-13, will be taught the basics of hand sewing while working on various projects throughout the series.
All materials and supplies will be provided. Space is limited, registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
There are 5 spaces available.
Friday May 19, 2023
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Home City Families Playgroup
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Calling all families with your child for a fun filled hour of stories, songs and crafts and more. No registration.

CONTACT:  Sam Hoffman  413 263-6828 ext 201  shoffman@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Saturday May 20, 2023
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Greater Springfield Links Meeting
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Links monthly chapter meeting.

This is a non-library-sponsored event. 

CONTACT:  Kimberly Williams  413-374-4241  kimberly2williams@yahoo.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park 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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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday May 23, 2023
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday May 24, 2023
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The Any Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Any Book Club (ABC) meets bi-monthly to share stories about their recent reads. In rotation with one another, members review books they've read recently so others can learn about what's great and, sometimes, what's not! Those who enjoy adult fiction will feel especially at home, but all adult readers are welcomed.

Members can attend either or both sessions. Adults | 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Code Builders - powered by Girls Who Code
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Come learn to code and change the world! We are partnering with Girls Who Code to offer a Coding Club where you can explore different programming languages and platforms, along with the potential they have for making a positive impact on your community. You will build the skills you need to create animations, games, apps, and more using GWC's fun online tutorials and the support of the other club members!

This club is open to aspiring coders aged 13-18. Space is limited, registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Girl Scouts Troop 65166
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daisy & Brownie Troop Meeting

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Jamillah Medina Nova  4136366790  jmedina@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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413 Gourmet Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

In this cooking class series, folks who love to cook at home can come together to create a shared meal. Each month a different cookbook, theme, or chef will be selected as the focus. Participants can bring a dish to share based on each month's theme, but is not mandatory. Pre-registration is required. (Note: Classes with 0 or 1 registrants the day before will be canceled.)

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Friday May 26, 2023
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Home City Families Playgroup
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Calling all families with your child for a fun filled hour of stories, songs and crafts and more. No registration.

CONTACT:  Sam Hoffman  413 263-6828 ext 201  shoffman@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Tuesday May 30, 2023
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday May 31, 2023
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Code Builders - powered by Girls Who Code
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Come learn to code and change the world! We are partnering with Girls Who Code to offer a Coding Club where you can explore different programming languages and platforms, along with the potential they have for making a positive impact on your community. You will build the skills you need to create animations, games, apps, and more using GWC's fun online tutorials and the support of the other club members!

This club is open to aspiring coders aged 13-18. Space is limited, registration is required.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Girl Scouts Troop 65166
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daisy & Brownie Troop Meeting

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Jamillah Medina Nova  4136366790  jmedina@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Friday June 2, 2023
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Home City Families Playgroup
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Calling all families with your child for a fun filled hour of stories, songs and crafts and more. No registration.

CONTACT:  Sam Hoffman  413 263-6828 ext 201  shoffman@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Monday June 5, 2023
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday June 6, 2023
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Senator Jake Oliveira Office Hour
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Senator Jake Oliveira's monthly office hour, first Tuesday of the month, at the East Forest Park Branch.

CONTACT:  Jennifer Pickering    
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday June 7, 2023
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Girl Scouts Troop 65166
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daisy & Brownie Troop Meeting

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Jamillah Medina Nova  4136366790  jmedina@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Books & Brew Discussion Group
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Join a lively discussion with other book lovers, and enjoy your favorite brew too. Books & Brew meets in person at Nathan Bill's Restaurant in Springfield. First Wednesday of each month | Adults | Ages 21+ | Check our website for upcoming book selections!

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Offsite
Friday June 9, 2023
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Home City Families Playgroup
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Calling all families with your child for a fun filled hour of stories, songs and crafts and more. No registration.

CONTACT:  Sam Hoffman  413 263-6828 ext 201  shoffman@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Saturday June 10, 2023
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Write-Up Springfield
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Creative writers of all types are invited to Write-Up Springfield's monthly meeting of networking, writing exercise, and sharing. Led by Tara Dasso and Kateri M. Walsh, these hands-on workshops are a chance to hone your skill and hear from other western Massachusetts writers on creative writing. Newcomers welcomed!

Funding comes from the Friends of the Library and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. 18+

CONTACT:  Alexandra Dupuis  413-263-6836  adupuis@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Monday June 12, 2023
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday June 13, 2023
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday June 14, 2023
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The Any Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Any Book Club (ABC) meets bi-monthly to share stories about their recent reads. In rotation with one another, members review books they've read recently so others can learn about what's great and, sometimes, what's not! Those who enjoy adult fiction will feel especially at home, but all adult readers are welcomed.

Members can attend either or both sessions. Adults | 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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Girl Scouts Troop 65166
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daisy & Brownie Troop Meeting

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Jamillah Medina Nova  4136366790  jmedina@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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EFP Civic Association Meeting
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Monthly Meeting

CONTACT:  Frank Ryan   4137825730  sbanut2018@gmail.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Friday June 16, 2023
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Home City Families Playgroup
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Calling all families with your child for a fun filled hour of stories, songs and crafts and more. No registration.

CONTACT:  Sam Hoffman  413 263-6828 ext 201  shoffman@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Saturday June 17, 2023
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Greater Springfield Links Meeting
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Links monthly chapter meeting.

This is a non-library-sponsored event. 

CONTACT:  Kimberly Williams  4133744241  kimberly2williams@yahoo.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Tuesday June 20, 2023
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday June 21, 2023
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Girl Scouts Troop 65166
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Daisy & Brownie Troop Meeting

This is a non-library sponsored event.

CONTACT:  Jamillah Medina Nova  4136366790  jmedina@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Friday June 23, 2023
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Home City Families Playgroup
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Calling all families with your child for a fun filled hour of stories, songs and crafts and more. No registration.

CONTACT:  Sam Hoffman  413 263-6828 ext 201  shoffman@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Monday June 26, 2023
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday June 27, 2023
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday June 28, 2023
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The Any Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Any Book Club (ABC) meets bi-monthly to share stories about their recent reads. In rotation with one another, members review books they've read recently so others can learn about what's great and, sometimes, what's not! Those who enjoy adult fiction will feel especially at home, but all adult readers are welcomed.

Members can attend either or both sessions. Adults | 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Friday June 30, 2023
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Home City Families Playgroup
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Calling all families with your child for a fun filled hour of stories, songs and crafts and more. No registration.

CONTACT:  Sam Hoffman  413 263-6828 ext 201  shoffman@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Monday July 3, 2023
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday July 4, 2023
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Senator Jake Oliveira Office Hour
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Senator Jake Oliveira's monthly office hour, first Tuesday of the month, at the East Forest Park Branch.

CONTACT:  Jennifer Pickering    
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday July 5, 2023
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Books & Brew Discussion Group
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Join a lively discussion with other book lovers, and enjoy your favorite brew too. Books & Brew meets in person at Nathan Bill's Restaurant in Springfield. First Wednesday of each month | Adults | Ages 21+ | Check our website for upcoming book selections!

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Offsite
Friday July 7, 2023
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Home City Families Playgroup
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Calling all families with your child for a fun filled hour of stories, songs and crafts and more. No registration.

CONTACT:  Sam Hoffman  413 263-6828 ext 201  shoffman@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
Saturday July 8, 2023
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Write-Up Springfield
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Creative writers of all types are invited to Write-Up Springfield's monthly meeting of networking, writing exercise, and sharing. Led by Tara Dasso and Kateri M. Walsh, these hands-on workshops are a chance to hone your skill and hear from other western Massachusetts writers on creative writing. Newcomers welcomed!

Funding comes from the Friends of the Library and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. 18+

CONTACT:  Alexandra Dupuis  413-263-6836  adupuis@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Monday July 10, 2023
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday July 11, 2023
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday July 12, 2023
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The Any Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Any Book Club (ABC) meets bi-monthly to share stories about their recent reads. In rotation with one another, members review books they've read recently so others can learn about what's great and, sometimes, what's not! Those who enjoy adult fiction will feel especially at home, but all adult readers are welcomed.

Members can attend either or both sessions. Adults | 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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EFP Civic Association Meeting
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Monthly Meeting

CONTACT:  Frank Ryan   4137825730  sbanut2018@gmail.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Monday July 17, 2023
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday July 18, 2023
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Monday July 24, 2023
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday July 25, 2023
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday July 26, 2023
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The Any Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Any Book Club (ABC) meets bi-monthly to share stories about their recent reads. In rotation with one another, members review books they've read recently so others can learn about what's great and, sometimes, what's not! Those who enjoy adult fiction will feel especially at home, but all adult readers are welcomed.

Members can attend either or both sessions. Adults | 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Monday July 31, 2023
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday August 1, 2023
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Senator Jake Oliveira Office Hour
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Senator Jake Oliveira's monthly office hour, first Tuesday of the month, at the East Forest Park Branch.

CONTACT:  Jennifer Pickering    
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday August 2, 2023
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Books & Brew Discussion Group
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Join a lively discussion with other book lovers, and enjoy your favorite brew too. Books & Brew meets in person at Nathan Bill's Restaurant in Springfield. First Wednesday of each month | Adults | Ages 21+ | Check our website for upcoming book selections!

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Offsite
Monday August 7, 2023
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday August 8, 2023
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday August 9, 2023
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The Any Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Any Book Club (ABC) meets bi-monthly to share stories about their recent reads. In rotation with one another, members review books they've read recently so others can learn about what's great and, sometimes, what's not! Those who enjoy adult fiction will feel especially at home, but all adult readers are welcomed.

Members can attend either or both sessions. Adults | 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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EFP Civic Association Meeting
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Monthly Meeting

CONTACT:  Frank Ryan   4137825730  sbanut2018@gmail.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Saturday August 12, 2023
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Write-Up Springfield
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Creative writers of all types are invited to Write-Up Springfield's monthly meeting of networking, writing exercise, and sharing. Led by Tara Dasso and Kateri M. Walsh, these hands-on workshops are a chance to hone your skill and hear from other western Massachusetts writers on creative writing. Newcomers welcomed!

Funding comes from the Friends of the Library and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. 18+

CONTACT:  Alexandra Dupuis  413-263-6836  adupuis@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Monday August 14, 2023
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday August 15, 2023
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Monday August 21, 2023
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday August 22, 2023
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday August 23, 2023
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The Any Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Any Book Club (ABC) meets bi-monthly to share stories about their recent reads. In rotation with one another, members review books they've read recently so others can learn about what's great and, sometimes, what's not! Those who enjoy adult fiction will feel especially at home, but all adult readers are welcomed.

Members can attend either or both sessions. Adults | 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Monday August 28, 2023
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday August 29, 2023
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday September 5, 2023
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Senator Jake Oliveira Office Hour
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Senator Jake Oliveira's monthly office hour, first Tuesday of the month, at the East Forest Park Branch.

CONTACT:  Jennifer Pickering    
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday September 6, 2023
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Books & Brew Discussion Group
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Join a lively discussion with other book lovers, and enjoy your favorite brew too. Books & Brew meets in person at Nathan Bill's Restaurant in Springfield. First Wednesday of each month | Adults | Ages 21+ | Check our website for upcoming book selections!

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Offsite
Saturday September 9, 2023
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Write-Up Springfield
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Creative writers of all types are invited to Write-Up Springfield's monthly meeting of networking, writing exercise, and sharing. Led by Tara Dasso and Kateri M. Walsh, these hands-on workshops are a chance to hone your skill and hear from other western Massachusetts writers on creative writing. Newcomers welcomed!

Funding comes from the Friends of the Library and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. 18+

CONTACT:  Alexandra Dupuis  413-263-6836  adupuis@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Monday September 11, 2023
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday September 12, 2023
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday September 13, 2023
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The Any Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Any Book Club (ABC) meets bi-monthly to share stories about their recent reads. In rotation with one another, members review books they've read recently so others can learn about what's great and, sometimes, what's not! Those who enjoy adult fiction will feel especially at home, but all adult readers are welcomed.

Members can attend either or both sessions. Adults | 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
 
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EFP Civic Association Meeting
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Monthly Meeting

CONTACT:  Frank Ryan   4137825730  sbanut2018@gmail.com
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Monday September 18, 2023
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday September 19, 2023
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
objects_toolbox.png
Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Monday September 25, 2023
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday September 26, 2023
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
objects_toolbox.png
Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday September 27, 2023
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The Any Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Any Book Club (ABC) meets bi-monthly to share stories about their recent reads. In rotation with one another, members review books they've read recently so others can learn about what's great and, sometimes, what's not! Those who enjoy adult fiction will feel especially at home, but all adult readers are welcomed.

Members can attend either or both sessions. Adults | 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Community Room
Monday October 2, 2023
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Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Tuesday October 3, 2023
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Senator Jake Oliveira Office Hour
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Senator Jake Oliveira's monthly office hour, first Tuesday of the month, at the East Forest Park Branch.

CONTACT:  Jennifer Pickering    
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park
 
objects_toolbox.png
Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

From traditional crafts to digital tinkering, the East Forest Park Makerspace is your place to create, invent, and learn. Each week we will have a drop-in project or two based on a theme.
Want to learn more? Contact the East Forest Park Branch Library at (413) 263-6836.

CONTACT:  Christopher Franks  413-263-6836  cfranks@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park Makerspace
Wednesday October 4, 2023
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Books & Brew Discussion Group
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Join a lively discussion with other book lovers, and enjoy your favorite brew too. Books & Brew meets in person at Nathan Bill's Restaurant in Springfield. First Wednesday of each month | Adults | Ages 21+ | Check our website for upcoming book selections!

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6836  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: Offsite
Tuesday October 10, 2023
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Knot Just Knitters
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are always welcome, and current members are happy to teach you their skill. 18+

CONTACT:  Chelsea Bell  413-263-6843  cbell@springfieldlibrary.org
LOCATION: East Forest Park