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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.
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 "All Ages" group.

Bubble Bash

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Forest Park Branch
Library Location: Forest Park Branch
Room: FP Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Join us for Bubble Bash, an event that celebrates all things bubbles. From bubble wrap and blowing bubbles, to bubble gum to bubble tea.

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

Picture It! Mini Canvas Painting

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Indian Orchard Branch
Registration
Library Location: Indian Orchard Branch
Room: IO Community Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Using a 4"x4" canvas, create your own mini masterpiece. Let your imagination loose. For ages 12-18. Supplies limited so come early. 

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+

This event is in the "Teens" group.

No cooking Cooking Class Ice Cream edition

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Central Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Location: Central Library
Room: Teen Area
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Food & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

It's hot! But you can be the coolest when you come to our cooking class that will teach you to make the best frosty soda fountain treats! For Teens 12-18.

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Registration Required

Registration for this event is required.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Any Book Club

10:00am - 12:00pm
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.

Tiny Tots Sensory Fun

10:30am - 11:15am
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes & Playgroups
Event Details:

Bring your little ones for some sensory fun and let us worry about cleaning up the mess!

Every other Thursday we will offer an array of toddler friendly sensory activities to work on motor skills. Aimed at toddlers, but 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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Music Fun With Tom Sieling

11:00am - 12:00pm
Sixteen Acres Branch
Library Location: Sixteen Acres Branch
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Performances
Event Details:

Find your voice this summer! Sing along with Tom on this interactive excursion that will have you movin' and groovin' to your favorite kids' tunes.

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.

Computer Basics: Part 1

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Central Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Location: Central Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:

Hands-on workshops to build basic computer skills.

This is part 1 of "Computer Basics," a 3-week series designed to teach everything you need to start exploring on your own.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration Required

Registration for this event is required.

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.

Sew Fun! Drop-In

2:00pm - 5:00pm
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Drop-in for our weekly studio session. From sewing a button or hemming pants, to following a pattern to construct a garment using a sewing machine, our sewing volunteer can help you get started!

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

Sensory Playgroup

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Central Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Location: Central Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytimes & Playgroups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

Join us in a sensory friendly space to read together, make friends, and explore sensory activities.  This program is inclusive, but primarily created with children on the Autism Spectrum in mind. For ages 3 and up.

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 Required

Registration for this event is required.

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

Ukulele Club

3:30pm - 4:30pm
East Springfield Branch
Library Location: East Springfield Branch
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Event Details:

Always wanted to learn an instrument? Drop in to our beginner ukulele club and start learning your favorite songs! Ages 12-18

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 Bingo!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mason Square Branch
Library Location: Mason Square Branch
Room: MS Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Join us for a thrilling evening of Bingo at the Mason Square Library! Test your luck, have fun, and win exciting prizes with friends and fellow community members.

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.