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Discover the Musical Petting Zoo

1:30pm - 2:30pm
East Springfield Branch
Library Location: East Springfield Branch
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Event Details:

The Musical Petting Zoo is a fun and informative hands-on traveling exhibit of musical instruments. After an introduction to the instruments, participants get a chance to bow a violin, blow a horn or tap out a rhythm on a drum.

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 the Musical Petting Zoo

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Brightwood Branch
Library Location: Brightwood Branch
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Event Details:

The Musical Petting Zoo is a fun and informative hands-on traveling exhibit of musical instruments. After an introduction to the instruments, participants get a chance to bow a violin, blow a horn or tap out a rhythm on a drum.

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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Location: Sixteen Acres Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Technology
Event Details:

Always wanted to learn more about common computer programs, but weren't sure where to start? Join us for one or more sessions to learn about Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

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

Discover Endangered Species

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Forest Park Branch
Library Location: Forest Park Branch
Room: FP Community Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Event Details:

What is an endangered species? Why are many animals and their habitats disappearing? Learn about endangered species in the wild here in New England, and around the world, and what we can all do to help 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 "Adults" group.

Computer Basics: Part 3

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: 10
Event Details:

Hands-on workshops to build basic computer skills.

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

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Registration Required

Registration for this event is required due to space constraints. 

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

Discover Ukulele

11:00am - 12:00pm
Central Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Location: Central Library
Room: CL Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:

Discover playing the ukulele in this one-shot class for adults! Learn some chords, and strum some songs - and if you wish, use your library card to check out a ukulele to take home!

Disclaimer(s)

Registration Required

Registration for this event is required due to space constraints. 

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

Jewelry Making Workshop: Bracelets and Earrings

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Forest Park Branch
Registration Open
Registration
Library Location: Forest Park Branch
Room: Program Den
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:

Design and create your own bracelet and pair of earrings! Choose from a wide array of beads and charms to create unique pieces of jewelry. Try out using specialized tools for jewelry making and learn the basic skills!

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Discover Pyrography (Wood Burning)

6:00pm - 7:30pm
East Forest Park Branch
Registration Open
Registration
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:

Join us to learn the art of pyrography (wood burning). Using a wood burning pen, young adults will have the opportunity to create their own designs on a wood square to take home. For ages 13+. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Lunch & Learn: Financial Wellness

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Central Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Location: Central Library
Room: CL Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:

Spend a lunch break at the Library and get financially fit with Dawn Creighton of Liberty Bank! Join Dawn for a series of engaging lunch-time workshops about budgeting, money management, saving, credit-building, home-buying, and more.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration Required

Registration for this event is required due to space constraints. 

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

Discover the Whalemobile

10:00am - 12:00pm
Mason Square Branch
Library Location: Mason Square Branch
Room: MS Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Games, Performances
Event Details:

Meet Nile, a life-size inflatable humpback whale. Children are taken inside the belly of the whale to learn hands-on about these majestic creatures and how the environment impacts them- and us.

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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Discover How to Play the Ukulele

1:30pm - 3:00pm
East Forest Park Branch
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: EFP Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Event Details:

One instructor, 24 ukuleles, and a really good time! Julie will teach anyone from 3 to 93 how to play the ukulele in this fun session. This program is specifically geared toward families, so plan on participating with your child under 9.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Discover Pyrography (Wood Burning)

6:00pm - 7:30pm
East Forest Park Branch
Registration Open
Registration
Library Location: East Forest Park Branch
Room: Makerspace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

Join us to learn the art of pyrography (wood burning). Using a wood burning pen, young adults will have the opportunity to create their own designs on a wood square to take home. For ages 13+. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Discover Mindful Doodling

9:30am - 11:00am
Indian Orchard Branch
Registration Open
Registration
Library Location: Indian Orchard Branch
Room: IO Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:

Discover the meditative properties of drawing repetitive patterns. Keep a design notebook and learn to create a doodle tile. For ages 16+

Disclaimer(s)

Registration Required

Registration for this event is required due to space constraints. 

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.

Discover the Musical Petting Zoo

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Forest Park Branch
Library Location: Forest Park Branch
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Event Details:

The Musical Petting Zoo is a fun and informative hands-on traveling exhibit of musical instruments. After an introduction to the instruments, participants get a chance to bow a violin, blow a horn or tap out a rhythm on a drum.

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.

Discover Sensational Snakes for Kids

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Central Library
Library Location: Central Library
Room: CL Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Event Details:

Meet some very sssspecial guests at the library! Snakes are fascinating yet often misunderstood animals. Find out all about them and make some new serpent friends along the way.

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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Location: Sixteen Acres Branch
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Technology
Event Details:

Always wanted to learn more about common computer programs, but weren't sure where to start? Join us for one or more sessions to learn about Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

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

Discover Sensational Snakes

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Indian Orchard Branch
Library Location: Indian Orchard Branch
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Event Details:

Meet some very sssspecial guests at the library! Snakes are fascinating yet often misunderstood animals. Find out all about them and make some new serpent friends along the way. Presented by Joy Marzolf from "Joys of Nature".

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.

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 "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.