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Sole Union Meeting

8:00am - 12:00pm
Central Library
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Location: Central Library
Room: CL Community Room
Purpose of Meeting
Sole union meeting ...
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.

New Horizons Group

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Central Library
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Location: Central Library
Room: CL Community Room
Purpose of Meeting
Support group for men and women seeking answers to different life-challenging situations through sharing, reading, and engaging in conversations....
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Wee Ones: Storytime and Playgroup

10:30am - 11:30am
Central Library
Library Location: Central Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes & Playgroups
Event Details:
Wee Ones is a special storytime developed for toddlers that encourages  interaction through stories, music and play. Come have fun while building early literacy and social skills. For children and their caregivers....

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 "Adults" group.

Ask a Law Librarian

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Online
Virtual Event
Library Location: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Event Details:

Join us on Zoom every Tuesday from 1-2 pm to ask a Hampden County Law Librarian your legal research questions.

The Springfield City Library is delighted to partner with the Hampden County Law Library to offer the public the opportunity to talk with a Law Librarian from the Hampden County Courts. Join us on Zoom every Tuesday from 1-2 pm to ask the Law Librari...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knot Just Knitters

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library
Library Location: Central Library
Room: Wellman Hall
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....
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...

ABA Staff Training

9:00am - 1:00pm
Central Library
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Location: Central Library
Room: CL Community Room
Purpose of Meeting
Staff training for safety working with clients with autism in their homes...
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.

Special Needs Caregiver Resource Group

10:00am - 11:00am
Central Library
Cancelled
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....

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.

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.
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.

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!...
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.

New Horizons Group

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Central Library
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Location: Central Library
Room: CL Community Room
Purpose of Meeting
Support group for men and women seeking answers to different life-challenging situations through sharing, reading, and engaging in conversations....
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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Wee Ones: Storytime and Playgroup

10:30am - 11:30am
Central Library
Library Location: Central Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes & Playgroups
Event Details:
Wee Ones is a special storytime developed for toddlers that encourages  interaction through stories, music and play. Come have fun while building early literacy and social skills. For children and their caregivers....

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 "Adults" group.

Ask a Law Librarian

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Online
Virtual Event
Library Location: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Event Details:

Join us on Zoom every Tuesday from 1-2 pm to ask a Hampden County Law Librarian your legal research questions.

The Springfield City Library is delighted to partner with the Hampden County Law Library to offer the public the opportunity to talk with a Law Librarian from the Hampden County Courts. Join us on Zoom every Tuesday from 1-2 pm to ask the Law Librari...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knot Just Knitters

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library
Library Location: Central Library
Room: Wellman Hall
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....
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Mothers Day Cards

All Day 5/1 - 5/11
Special Events
Virtual Event
Library Location: Special Events
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Mother's Day is May 12. Drop by and make a card for a special mom, grandma, aunt or friend. All supplies are included. ...
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 "Adults" group.

Library Commission Meeting

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Central Library
Library Location: Central Library
Room: CL Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Event Details:
Monthly Meeting of the Springfield City Library Commission...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Books & Brew

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Off Site
Offsite Event
Library Location: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Groups & Reading
Event Details:

Cure your mid-week blues with a lively book discussion.

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 21+May's book: The Art Thief by Michael FinkelThe t...