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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 "Adults" group.

Spice Club

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Central Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Location: Central Library
Room: CL Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Food & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 75
Event Details:

Want to find inspiration in the kitchen and meet community members who enjoy cooking? Join our new Spice Club.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration Optional

Registration for this event is encouraged, but optional.

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+

This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Any Book Club

10:00am - 11:30am
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: EFP Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Groups & Reading
Event Details:

Join our Any Book Club and share your recent reads.

The Any Book Club (ABC) meets bi-monthly to share stories about their recent reads. Those who enjoy adult fiction will feel especially at home, but all adult readers are welcomed.

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

Wiggle Worms Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Central Library
Library Location: Central Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes & Playgroups
Event Details:

Join us each week for a quiet and sensory friendly storytime for babies and toddlers who are not yet walking. 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.

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 "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 "Adults" group.

STCC Information Table

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library
Library Location: Central Library
Room: Rotunda
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Work & Careers
Event Details:

Stop by to learn about free job training and adult education classes offered by Springfield Technical Community College. 

Free classes include 

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

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
Program Type: Arts & Crafts

Sector F Meeting

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Mason Square Branch
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Location: Mason Square Branch
Room: MS Community Room
Purpose of Meeting

The primary purpose of the beat community meeting is to allow beat residents, other community stakeholders, and police to discuss chronic problems on the beat and to engage in problem-solving.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knot Just Knitters

10:00am - 11:30am
East Springfield Branch
Library Location: East Springfield 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 "Adults" group.

Knot Just Knitters

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Mason Square Branch
Library Location: Mason Square 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 "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Open Sew

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

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

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

Game Day

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Sixteen Acres Branch
Library Location: Sixteen Acres Branch
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Stop by the Sixteen Acres Library for some gaming fun! Play a board game or a card game. For ages 10-16.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Furry Tales - Reading with Duchess

1:00pm - 2:45pm
Indian Orchard Branch
Library Location: Indian Orchard Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytimes & Playgroups
Event Details:

Read your favorite stories alongside Duchess, the Yorkshire Terrier! Reading aloud to a registered therapy dog helps improve literacy skills and boost confidence. Bring your own book or choose from the library's collection.

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.

Registration Optional

Registration for this event is encouraged, but optional.

Christmas Eve

All Day
All Branches
Closing
Branches:
Central Library, Brightwood Branch, East Forest Park Branch, East Springfield Branch, Forest Park Branch, Indian Orchard Branch, Library Express at Pine Point, Mason Square Branch, Sixteen Acres Branch, Off Site, Online, Special Events
Description:

Closed for the holiday

Christmas Day

All Day
All Branches
Closing
Branches:
Central Library, Brightwood Branch, East Forest Park Branch, East Springfield Branch, Forest Park Branch, Indian Orchard Branch, Library Express at Pine Point, Mason Square Branch, Sixteen Acres Branch, Off Site, Online, Special Events
Description:

Closed for the holiday

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

Wiggle Worms Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Central Library
Library Location: Central Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes & Playgroups
Event Details:

Join us each week for a quiet and sensory friendly storytime for babies and toddlers who are not yet walking. 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 "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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

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
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
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
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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knot Just Knitters

10:00am - 11:30am
East Springfield Branch
Library Location: East Springfield 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.