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Discover Reptiles

1:00pm - 2:00pm
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: EFP Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Community Events
Event Details:

The Reptile Show of New England will present a one hour exotic educational program.

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

Home City Families Playgroup

10:30am - 11:30am
Indian Orchard Branch
Library Location: Indian Orchard Branch
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.

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.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Home City Families: Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Indian Orchard Branch
Library Location: Indian Orchard Branch
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.

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.

Discover Independence Day!

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Sixteen Acres Branch
Library Location: Sixteen Acres Branch
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Color your own patriotic windsock and door wreath to hang at home.  Ideal for ages 4-8 with all children welcome.  While supplies last.

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.

Monday Funday

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library
Library Location: Central Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games
Event Details:

Discover how fun Monday afternoons can be! Join us this summer for a different Monday Funday activity each week! We'll play, build, craft, and create! Geared for children ages 5 and up. 

This week we're making Tie-Dye! 

This event is in the "Children" group.

Make Art Using the Sun with Sunprint Paper

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Indian Orchard Branch
Library Location: Indian Orchard Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Using nothing more than sunlight, cyanotype paper and various objects create your own sunprints. It's magic! For ages 5 and up. Rain date is Tuesday, July 2. 

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
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 "Teens" group.

Teen Comics Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Library
Library Location: Central Library
Room: Teen Area
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Groups & Reading
Event Details:

Do you wait on the edge of your seat for the next Marvel movie? Do you need to know if Nezuko ever gets cured of being a demon? Then this is the club for you!

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.

Seller Education Seminar

5:00pm - 7:45pm
East Forest Park Branch
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: EFP Community Room
Purpose of Meeting

Education for homeowners on the market and the home selling process.

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

Discover the Makerspace

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 on the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month!

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!

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.
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.

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.

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.

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.

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 "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 "Children" group.

Discover Bookish Bingo

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Brightwood Branch
Library Location: Brightwood Branch
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Join others in a thrilling game of Bookish Bingo where book titles replace numbers and your luck will be put to the test! So, do you feel lucky?

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Book Club - BYOB

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sixteen Acres Branch
Library Location: Sixteen Acres Branch
Room: SA Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Groups & Reading
Event Details:

BYOB - Bring Your Own Book!!

There are no set titles - read whatever you want!! If you liked the book please let the club know so we can all try it!