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Home City Families Gross Motor Play Group

10:30am - 11:30am
Mason Square Branch
Library Location: Mason Square Branch
Room: MS Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes & Playgroups
Event Details:
Calling all parents with young children! We invite you along with your child for a fun filled hour of gross motor fun to develop physical abilities. This is a great opportunity to meet other parents and give your child the opportunity to socialize wi...

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Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knot Just Knitters

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Sixteen Acres Branch
Library Location: Sixteen Acres Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch, or crewel, these groups are the place for you.

New members are welcome, and current members are often willing to share their skills. Some yarn and needles can be provided, but donations are always welcome....
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Mason Square Farmer's Market

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Mason Square Branch
Library Location: Mason Square Branch
Room: MS Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Community Events, Food & Cooking
Event Details:

Experience fresh and local flavors at the Go Fresh Mobile Market. 

The farmer's market rolls into our library every other Wednesday. Discover a variety of delicious, farm-fresh produce and artisanal goods right in your neighborhood....
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Super-Duper Library Dance Party

2:00pm - 3:00pm
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: EFP Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
Dance, shake, twirl and spin! Dance is a great way to bond with your child and burn a little energy at the same time! Have fun and socialize while helping your child develop balance, coordination, rhythm, body awareness, gross and fine  motor sk...

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Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Makerspace Collaboratory Drop-In

2:00pm - 4:30pm
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Technology
Event Details:

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....
This event is in the "Children" group.
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This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Mobile Farmers Market

3:00pm - 3:30pm
East Springfield Branch
Library Location: East Springfield Branch
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Community Events, Food & Cooking
Event Details:
The Mobile Farmers Market is back.  The colorful truck will be making a weekly stop on Wednesdays.  The Farmers Market truck brings affordable, fresh fruits and vegetables to local neighborhoods. The truck will continue making stops ou...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Sesame Street Storytime and Craft

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Sixteen Acres Branch
Library Location: Sixteen Acres Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytimes & Playgroups
Event Details:
Come celebrate your child's favorite characters from this groundbreaking program!  Join us for stories from Sesame Street plus a special craft. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Make Your Own Button!

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Mason Square Branch
Library Location: Mason Square Branch
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Unleash your creativity at the library's "Make Your Own Button" program! Join us for a hands-on crafting experience where patrons of all ages can design and create their very own custom buttons....
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Crafting Circle

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Central Library
Library Location: Central Library
Room: Teen Area
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Get crafty! Let's make something together.

Come hang out and craft on Wednesday evenings from 4-5:30pm. Embroider, sew, stitch, knit, or anything else you desire. We will provide embroidery materials, strings and needles, but feel free to bring your own crafting projects to work on. Snacks wi...
This event is in the "Children" group.
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This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Wednesday Crafternoons for All Ages

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Indian Orchard Branch
Library Location: Indian Orchard Branch
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Get crafty! Let's make something together.

Join Meg as we do a different craft every week on Wednesday afternoons. Tissue Paper Painting, Watercolor painting, finger painting, and floral book marks are some of the crafts we will be exploring. Every Wednesday from 4-6,  If you can't make ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Night

4:00pm - 7:30pm
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games
Event Details:

Come hang out in our big comfy chairs and wind down with a friend. 

Join us every Wednesday evening for games, crafts, snacks, and conversation. For teens 13+...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Family Dance Party

4:30pm - 5:30pm
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: EFP Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
Looking for a fun family activity during school break. Come join the fun at the East Forest Park Family Dance Party. Show us what you got and SHAKE it off. What's your favorite dance. Want to learn how to do the electric slide? Get your groove on wit...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Board Game Night

6:00pm - 7:30pm
East Forest Park Branch
Registration Open
Registration
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: EFP Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Event Details:
Come join us at the East Forest Park library for adult board game night! We’ll provide the games and instruction – bring a friend, meet a neighbor, and learn a new game with us! All levels welcome. Ages 18+ please....

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Registration Optional

Registration for this event is encouraged, but optional.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Location: East Springfield Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Events, Work & Careers
Event Details:
Come join us for an opportunity to listen to Ms. Zelmon "Zee" Johnson addressing the need for more Black librarians. As the longtime owner of the Black bookstore, Olive Tree Books n Voices, Ms. Zee is an expert advocate who was positively inspired by...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Spring Fun - Bunny Garland!

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Indian Orchard Branch
Library Location: Indian Orchard Branch
Room: IO Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Spring has sprung!  Join us to create Springtime fun by making Bunny Garland!...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Raymond Jordan Senior Center Book Club

10:00am - 11:00am
Off Site
Offsite Event
Library Location: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Groups & Reading
Event Details:

Come join us for a book club at the Raymond Jordan Senior Center! 

Love to read? If so, then meet us at the Raymond Jordan Senior Center for our monthly Book Club, where we delve into the heart of historical fiction, non-fiction, and even memoir. Adults 18+...

Diabetes Shoe Clinic

10:00am - 5:00pm
Sixteen Acres Branch
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Location: Sixteen Acres Branch
Room: SA Community Room
Purpose of Meeting
Therapeutic Shoe Clinic by appointment to service need in the community...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Circle Time Fun

10:30am - 11:30am
Sixteen Acres Branch
Library Location: Sixteen Acres Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes & Playgroups
Event Details:

Join us for songs, rhymes and a story or two at Circle Time Fun.

Come join us for education fun and learning at a librarian facilitated playgroup!  An adult must accompany and consistently supervise children.  No registration required, just drop in. Birth to 5 years, siblings welcome. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Mommy and Me in Motion

10:30am - 11:30am
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: EFP Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
Support and fitness for moms and their babies! Learn how to exercise safely and tone with your baby for mutual benefits. Mom, if you like to have some physical activity come and incorporate your baby into this whole body workout. Including babies int...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chair Yoga for Seniors and Friends

11:30am - 12:30pm
Indian Orchard Branch
Registration Open
Registration
Library Location: Indian Orchard Branch
Room: IO Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Join us for 45 minutes of outdoor chair yoga lead by Cindy Senk, a certified personal trainer and yoga instructor. Using gentle stretching while seated,chair yoga allows adults of all abilities to improve flexibility and balance.  Where regular ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Indian Orchard Branch
Library Location: Indian Orchard Branch
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

School getting you stressed? Want to hang out with other artists? Join our Not Your Ordinary Coloring Club. 

We supply the artist-quality crayons, pencils and pens and coloring pages, to spark your creativity. Just drop by and color your stress away. (Please ask for supplies in the Children's Room.)...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Sew Fun! Drop-In

2:00pm - 5:00pm
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Drop-in for our weekly studio session. From sewing a button or hemming pants, to following a pattern to construct a garment using a sewing machine, our sewing volunteer can help you get started!Sessions are open to participants of all ages and skill ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

College Fair

3:00pm - 6:00pm
Forest Park Branch
Library Location: Forest Park Branch
Room: FP Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community Events, Work & Careers
Event Details:
Mature students (adults ages 25+) are encouraged to attend. Adults and teens are welcome! Join us to speak with STCC and Springfield College representatives about attending college, financial aid applications, the college application process, and mor...