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

Make Your Own Fantastical Fairy and Gnome Garden

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Indian Orchard Branch
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Library Location: Indian Orchard Branch
Room: IO Community Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Welcome Spring with your own Fantastical Fairy, or Gnome Garden. Using natural and supplied figures create a magical space for a gnome or fairy. For ages 12-18. Indian Orchard Library, Wednesday, April 24th, 4-6pm. Supplies are limited, preregistrati...
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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+...
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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 ...
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Freestyle Lego Club

3:30pm - 4:45pm
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games
Event Details:
Attention LEGO enthusiasts! All are invited to drop in for our freestyle building Lego Club. Make new friends and browse our library's many LEGO-themed books. Have the freedom to build using your imagination. Each Thursday anyone interested is invite...

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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.

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This event is in the "Teens" group.

Domino Makers Club!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
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! Be sure to attend each session, as the session...
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This event is in the "Teens" group.
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Open Sew

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Mason Square Branch
Library Location: Mason Square Branch
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops, Technology
Event Details:

Develop your sewing skills, make new friends, and have fun!

Join us every Friday for Open Sew at the Mason Square Library! Bring your sewing projects and join a community of crafters to learn, create, and socialize. Open Sew is open to all skill levels, from beginners to experts. Whether you're looking t...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen (and Tween!) Gaming Club

2:00pm - 4:30pm
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Come join us Friday afternoons for board games, puzzles, legos, and crafts!

It's time to start the weekend with some games! We will have a Nintendo Switch running for up to 4 players, board games, cards, and legos available. Light refreshments provided. Tweens and teens ages 9-18 welcome! Bring a friend or make one while you...
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Special Needs Caregiver Resource Group

10:00am - 11:00am
Central Library
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Library Location: Central Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Community Events
Event Details:
Join us at the library with other caregivers to share information about community resources and events for children and teens with special needs. Sensory toys will be available for kids to explore. Refreshments will be provided....

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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.

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

10:00am - 3:00pm
Central Library
Library Location: Central Library
Room: CL Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Community Events, Book Groups & Reading
Event Details:
Come explore the Central Library's Book Sale! ๐Ÿ“€๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ“šWith pricing of $2 a bag, there's no better time to stock up on your favorite books, CDs, and DVDs.From best-selling novels to timeless classics, from chart-topping albums to beloved movies, there's so...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Dungeons & Dragons for Teens: The Series

11:00am - 2:30pm
Indian Orchard Branch
Library Location: Indian Orchard Branch
Room: IO Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

If you love collaborative storytelling and role-playing, join the Tabletop RPG Club! 

We're going back in time to learn all about the classic tabletop game Dungeons and Dragons. From creating characters to learning about the Dungeon Master, this series will inspire you to play, play and play! For ages 12-18. The last Saturday of the m...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Local Author Fair

11:30am - 2:00pm
Central Library
Library Location: Central Library
Room: Rotunda
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community Events, Book Groups & Reading
Event Details:
Come to the Local Author Fair to meet recently published authors and enjoy their works in this showcase of local talent and achievement. Authors will be on-hand to meet the public, discuss their books, and sell and sign copies. With a wide selection,...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

How to Use Active Listening to Become an Effective Communicator

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Sixteen Acres Branch
Registration Open
Registration
Library Location: Sixteen Acres Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Work & Careers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Active listening skills are essential whether you are an executive, manager, or worker. Possessing these skills will also help you in your personal life. This free hour-long workshop will be led by certified active listening instructor Stacy Pringle....
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Woodworking - Adult & Teen Crafternoon

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Sixteen Acres Branch
Library Location: Sixteen Acres Branch
Room: SA Community Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Craft your own phone stand and coaster! Miniature shabby-chic with a pallet style chair for your phone. Works with all phone manufacturers...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Make a Tie Dye Teen-shirt

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Location: Central Library
Room: Teen Area
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Design your own beautiful Tye-Dye shirt with materials we'll provide in the teen room!...
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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
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.Several of our resources use vide...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Domino Makers Club!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
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! Be sure to attend each session, as the session...

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Registration Optional

Registration for this event is encouraged, but optional.

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....

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

S.A.N.E Western Mass Writers Meet Up!

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Central Library
Library Location: Central Library
Room: CL Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community Events
Event Details:
SANE, or Support and Accountability in Novel Editing, is a year-round extension group of the NaNoWriMo region of Western Massachusetts. If you have participated in NaNo, plan to participate in NaNo, or never want to participate in NaNo, you are welco...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

My Own Creation Mondays

6:00pm - 7:30pm
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Technology
Event Details:

The EFP Makerspace is open! Discover what you can create.

Bring a project to work on, or an idea to bounce off of other makers. Instruction and access to the equipment will be available: Cricut cutter, sewing machines, 3D printers, recording studio, and more!For teens and adults of all experience levels....
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....