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Discover New Recipes

All Day 6/1 - 8/31
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Food & Cooking
Event Details:

Is it time to explore some new recipes? Do you have a favorite recipe that you want to share with others? Come to the East Forest Park library to share your favorite recipe or pick up a new one!

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

Discover Your Summer

All Day 6/17 - 8/24
Special Events
Virtual Event
Library Location: Special Events
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Community Events, Book Groups & Reading
Event Details:

Discover YOUR Summer at the Springfield City Library. Learn a skill. Be crafty. Find your passion. Attend free concerts and fun-filled events; or just read a good book! Win prizes for participation.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Discover Painting with Plants

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sixteen Acres Branch
Library Location: Sixteen Acres Branch
Room: SA Community Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Plant real succulents in a design inspired by the old master paintings

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen RPG Club

2:00pm - 4:30pm
Central Library
At Capacity
Registration
Library Location: Central Library
Room: Teen Area
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:

Do you love creating stories? Do you imagine yourself the hero in your favorite stories? Do you like games where you tackle a problem as a group? Then table top RPG may be for you!

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Registration Required

Registration for this event is required due to space constraints. 

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Discover Ocean Friends Jewelry

All Day 7/22 - 7/24
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Drop into the Teen Room during open hours to make your own Ocean Friends Jewelry. We will have sea glass beads and ocean animal beads for your to create a personalized summer souvenir. For ages 10+.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Discover Domino Makers Club!

2:00pm - 3:00pm
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: EFP Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Join us to build and create with Dominoes! This program is open to kids in grades 2nd-8th and will teach kids some basic domino-building skills, as well as give them an opportunity to build on their own!

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.

Code Builders 2.0

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

Welcome to Code Builders 2.0 - our all ages, drop-in club where you can explore robotics, coding languages (like Scratch and Python), and even 3D design & printing!

This club is open to aspiring coders of all ages.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Chess Knights

4:30pm - 6:00pm
Central Library
Library Location: Central Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Family friendly chess club for kids to come learn and sharpen their skills in a supportive environment.

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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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.
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 "All Ages" group.

Not Bored Board Games

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Mason Square Branch
Library Location: Mason Square Branch
Room: Mason Square Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, All Ages
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Bored? Stop by the library and play a board game. During open hours. All ages.

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.
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Open Studio Tuesdays

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

Join us for our day-time, Open Studio session! You can bring a project to work on, or an idea to bounce off of other makers.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Location: Sixteen Acres Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Technology
Event Details:

Always wanted to learn more about common computer programs, but weren't sure where to start? Join us for one or more sessions to learn about Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

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.

Smoothielicious

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Mason Square Branch
Library Location: Mason Square Branch
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Food & Cooking
Event Details:

Join us at the Mason Square Library and try a smoothie with a variety of summertime fruits!

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
Cancelled
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.
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.

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. 

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Discover Endangered Species

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Forest Park Branch
Library Location: Forest Park Branch
Room: FP Community Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Event Details:

What is an endangered species? Why are many animals and their habitats disappearing? Learn about endangered species in the wild here in New England, and around the world, and what we can all do to help them.

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.

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.

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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tea Talks

4:30pm - 6:00pm
East Springfield Branch
Library Location: East Springfield Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Food & Cooking, Health & Wellness
Event Details:

Sample different types of teas and relax with us, and learn about tea cultures around the world! All ages welcome.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Discover Embroidery

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Indian Orchard Branch
At Capacity
Registration
Library Location: Indian Orchard Branch
Room: IO Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Ever wanted to try embroidery? Join us for a 2-part class for beginners and people who want to refresh their skills. Once you learn common stitches, you can stitch all sort of things!

Disclaimer(s)

Registration Required

Registration for this event is required due to space constraints. 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Discover Fiero Code

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Central Library
Library Location: Central Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Technology
Event Details:

Want to learn to code! 

Do you like video games, robotics, and website design or just think it's neat. 

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Job Corps Information Table

1:00pm - 4:00pm
East Springfield Branch
Library Location: East Springfield Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Work & Careers
Event Details:

Stop by to learn about Job Corps. Job Corps is a free residential and job training program that helps both young adults as well as adults 25 years and older who have a disability to gain employment.

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:

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 The Homework Center and color your stress away. For tweens and teens. 

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!

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Discover Domino Makers Club!

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Forest Park Branch
Library Location: Forest Park Branch
Room: FP Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Join us to build and create with Dominoes! This program is open to kids in grades 2nd-8th and will teach kids some basic domino-building skills, as well as give them an opportunity to build on their own!

Disclaimer(s)

Registration Optional

Registration for this event is encouraged, but optional.