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

Silent Book Club

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Central Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Location: Central Library
Room: Rice Hall
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Book Groups & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Wish you had more time to read? Looking for some book lovers to hang out with? Join us for Silent Book Club! One night a month, we get cozy at the library for an hour of solo reading and time at the end to chat. Come to meet new people and leave with...

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Registration Optional

Registration for this event is encouraged, but optional.

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 "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....

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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.

YPS Leadership Luncheon

11:30am - 1:00pm
East Forest Park Branch
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: EFP Community Room
Purpose of Meeting
Leadership Luncheon for YPS organization....
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Virtual Event
Library Location: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Groups & Reading
Event Details:

A traditional book discussion group where everyone reads and discusses the same book. Join us!

Explore great books, join a lively discussion, and meet others who enjoy reading too. New members are always welcome! Meets online at noon on the second Tuesday of every month. Library copies of the book are available at the Central Library's second-...
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 "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....

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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.

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

Flower Power

1:30pm - 7:30pm
Brightwood Branch
Library Location: Brightwood Branch
Room: BW Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Do you love flowers but can't have them? If so, never fear! You can create all kinds of amazing flowers of all different colors at the Brightwood Branch Library! And the best part? You never have to water them!...
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 "Adults" group.

Golden Age Trivia

2:00pm - 3:30pm
East Forest Park Branch
Registration Open
Registration
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: EFP Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 39
Event Details:
Come to the East Forest Park library for a golden trivia afternoon – the 2nd Tuesday of every month. We’ll have snacks, fun facts, and a great time! Recommended age 55+. May's theme will be 1970s trivia!...

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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.
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.

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.

Crafternoon for Kids

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Forest Park Branch
Library Location: Forest Park Branch
Room: Program Den
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Visit the Forest Park Branch library each month to try out a new craft! Craft your cares away together by trying new projects and learning new skills. Learn the basics of sewing, make a memorizing glitter bottle, or start a family of pet rocks. Check...

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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.

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. This is a great opportunity to meet other parents and give your child the opportunity to socialize wi...

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

1:00pm - 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 "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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Mason Square Farmer's Market

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Mason Square Branch
Library Location: Mason Square Branch
Room: MS Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Community Events, Food & Cooking
Event Details:

Experience fresh and local flavors at the Go Fresh Mobile Market. 

The farmer's market rolls into our library every other Wednesday. Discover a variety of delicious, farm-fresh produce and artisanal goods right in your neighborhood....
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. The truck will continue making stops ou...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Girl Scout Troop 65166 Meeting

3:30pm - 5:15pm
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: EFP Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Community Events
Event Details:
Weekly Meeting of Girl Scout Troop 65166...

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Non-Library Event

This is a non-library-sponsored event.

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...