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Discover Your Summer

All Day 6/17 - 8/24
Special Events
Virtual Event
Library Location: Special Events
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Community Events, Book Groups & Reading
Event Details:

Discover YOUR Summer at the Springfield City Library. Learn a skill. Be crafty. Find your passion. Attend free concerts and fun-filled events; or just read a good book! Win prizes for participation.

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

Discover Sharktastic Sharks

3:00pm - 4:00pm
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community Events, Performances
Event Details:

Shark Week started to raise awareness of these fascinating and often maligned creatures and to devote conservation efforts concerning them.

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.

S.A.N.E Western Mass Writers Meet Up!

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Central Library
Library Location: Central Library
Room: CL Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community Events
Event Details:

SANE, or Support and Accountability in Novel Editing, is a year-round extension group of the NaNoWriMo region of Western Massachusetts.

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.

Discover African Drumming and Movement Class

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Forest Park Branch
Registration Open
Registration
Library Location: Forest Park Branch
Room: FP Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Community Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:

Visit the library for a musical performance!

African dance and drumming bring people together in joy! In this class series, we will practice West African dance and drumming from Guinea and Mali, while having fun and playing together as a group.

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

Any Movie Discussion Club

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Sixteen Acres Branch
Library Location: Sixteen Acres Branch
Room: SA Community Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community Events
Event Details:

Come talk about your favorite movies, and discover the next great thing to watch.

Discuss movies and show off your movie trivia knowledge. Teens and Adults 13+.

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.

Discover African Drumming and Movement Class

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Forest Park Branch
At Capacity
Registration
Library Location: Forest Park Branch
Room: FP Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Community Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Event Details:

Visit the library for a musical performance!

African dance and drumming bring people together in joy! In this class series, we will practice West African dance and drumming from Guinea and Mali, while having fun and playing together as a 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.

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.

Discover African Drumming and Movement Class

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Forest Park Branch
At Capacity
Registration
Library Location: Forest Park Branch
Room: FP Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Community Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Event Details:

Visit the library for a musical performance!

African dance and drumming bring people together in joy! In this class series, we will practice West African dance and drumming from Guinea and Mali, while having fun and playing together as a 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.

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.

Discover Springfield Birding!

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Off Site
Offsite Event
Library Location: Off Site
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Community Events, Classes & Workshops
Event Details:

Join us at parks around Springfield to discover local birds and our city's beautiful places to view them.

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.

Discover Chalk Art

2:00pm - 7:00pm
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community Events
Event Details:

Come make some chalk art with us! We will be adorning the sidewalk around the East Forest Park Library building with art of all styles. We are welcoming back our Graffiti Artist Presenter, Jesse, who will help assist as well as create art.

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

S.A.N.E Western Mass Writers Meet Up!

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Central Library
Library Location: Central Library
Room: CL Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community Events
Event Details:

SANE, or Support and Accountability in Novel Editing, is a year-round extension group of the NaNoWriMo region of Western Massachusetts.

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. 

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

Learn About Workers’ Rights in Massachusetts

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Central Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Location: Central Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Community Events, Classes & Workshops, Work & Careers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

A representative of the Attorney General's office will present a Workers Rights Training that covers: legal rights as an employee (18+), what the minimum wage is, restaurant/server wages, common violations, legal deductions, how to earn sick-time

Disclaimer(s)

Registration Optional

Registration for this event is encouraged, but optional.

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

Any Movie Discussion Club

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Sixteen Acres Branch
Library Location: Sixteen Acres Branch
Room: SA Community Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community Events
Event Details:

Come talk about your favorite movies, and discover the next great thing to watch.

Discuss movies and show off your movie trivia knowledge. Teens and Adults 13+.

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.
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.

Discover Springfield Birding!

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Off Site
Offsite Event
Library Location: Off Site
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Community Events, Classes & Workshops, Health & Wellness
Event Details:

Join us at parks around Springfield to discover local birds and our city's beautiful places to view them.

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.

Renaissance Faire

11:00am - 2:30pm
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: EFP Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Community Events
Event Details:

Join us as we welcome the Barony of Bergental for East Forest Park's first Renaissance Faire! Come explore and have some fun as we slip back into the Middle Ages.

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.

Springfield and the Green Book

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Central Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Location: Central Library
Room: CL Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Explore the history of The Green Book and its ties to Springfield, MA, with Calvin Alexander Ramsey, author of Ruth and the Green Book.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration Optional

Registration for this event is encouraged, but optional.

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

Garden Club

2:00pm - 3:30pm
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: EFP Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community Events
Event Details:

Meet with other gardeners to discuss plants past, present, and future! Come discuss options and ask (or give) advice with your neighbors! Ages 16+

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

S.A.N.E Western Mass Writers Meet Up!

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Central Library
Library Location: Central Library
Room: CL Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community Events
Event Details:

SANE, or Support and Accountability in Novel Editing, is a year-round extension group of the NaNoWriMo region of Western Massachusetts.