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Discover the Union Jack British Invasion Band

6:00pm - 7:30pm
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Community Events
Event Details:

Visit the library for a musical performance!

Union Jack is New England’s most popular British Invasion Tribute bands.

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

Budding Bookworms Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytimes & Playgroups
Event Details:

Come listen to your new favorite stories and songs followed by free play with new pals!

Every Tuesday morning. Geared toward children pre-k and under with accompanying adults, but older siblings welcome!

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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.

Home City Families Playgroup

10:30am - 11:30am
Forest Park Branch
Library Location: Forest Park Branch
Room: Program Den
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytimes & Playgroups
Event Details:

Join us for stories, songs, movement, fingerplays, a craft and playtime. 

No registration required. Adult must accompany children. Presented in collaboration with Home City Families. For ages 12 mos. - 6 years, siblings welcome.

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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.

Learn the Basic Art of Meditation

10:30am - 11:30am
East Springfield Branch
Registration Open
Registration
Library Location: East Springfield Branch
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:

Meditating in a group gives a sense of community and camaraderie connected to sharing the practice and benefits of meditation.

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Registration Optional

Registration for this event is encouraged, but optional.

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

Stompers Storytime

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.

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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.

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.

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

Home City Families Playgroup

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Sixteen Acres Branch
Library Location: Sixteen Acres Branch
Room: SA Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes & Playgroups
Event Details:

Parents and their children are invited to join us for stories, songs, and activities! This is a great opportunity to meet other parents and give your child the opportunity to socialize with other children their age.

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.

Knot Just Knitters

1:30pm - 3:00pm
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: Café Room
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 "Adults" group.

Knot Just Knitters

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library
Library Location: Central Library
Room: CL Community Room
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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Open Studio Tuesdays

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:

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

Creative Tuesdays

3:00pm - 4:30pm
East Springfield Branch
Library Location: East Springfield Branch
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Stop by for an afternoon of crafting fun at the library! We bring the supplies and snacks, you bring the creativity. 

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.

Lego Questers of Indian Orchard

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Indian Orchard Branch
Library Location: Indian Orchard Branch
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Are you up to the LEGO Challenge? Join other LEGO Questers in building our Challenge of the month, or build your own. Tuesdays, 3-5 pm. Indian Orchard branch. For ages 5 and up. 

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

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.

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.

Job Corps Information Table

11:00am - 2:00pm
Mason Square Branch
Library Location: Mason Square 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 "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.

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

Discover the Musical Petting Zoo

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Indian Orchard Branch
Library Location: Indian Orchard Branch
Room: IO Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Event Details:

The Musical Petting Zoo is a fun and informative hands-on traveling exhibit of musical instruments. After an introduction to the instruments, participants get a chance to bow a violin, blow a horn or tap out a rhythm on a drum.

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.

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.
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 "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 "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 "Adults" group.

Tacky Craft Club

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Central Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Location: Central Library
Room: CL Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:

Calling all imperfectionists! Join Tacky Craft Club, where we come together to create things (good or bad) and make friends. 

Disclaimer(s)

Registration Required

Registration for this event is required.