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Springfield, NJ 07081
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Due to concerns about the spread of COVID19, the Library will be closed to the public until further notice. All public programs are postponed until further notice. While we are closed, items that have already been checked out will be automatically renewed and fines will be waived. Please do not return library materials to the book and media drops during the time the Library is closed. We encourage everyone to take advantage of our free streaming, downloadable e-resources, and online databases. For e-books, e-audiobooks, movies and music, visit hoopla and eLibraryNJ. For e-magazines, visit RBdigital. Follow us on Facebook for other news and resources. 


The Springfield Free Public Library and the Springfield Historical Society are working together to collect, organize and preserve documents and other items that will serve as a record of the experiences of Springfield Township residents during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic.

All members of the community are welcome to participate. Items that can be submitted include written descriptions, personal reflections, poetry, video, music, photographs and other types of visual art. Submissions by children and teens are especially encouraged. Submissions should be sent to questions@sfplnj.org. A special section of the library‚Äôs webpage will be set up to serve as a digital archive for the items received. To learn more, visit Collecting Springfield History.


The Board of Trustees of the Springfield Free Public Library will hold a special virtual meeting via Zoom at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. The sole agenda item on the agenda is the discussion of personnel matters. For more information on how to join the meeting.

Library Questionnaire

We want to make sure that the Springfield Free Public Library is providing the services you most need and want during this time of continued social distancing. In order to serve you effectively now, but also so that we can plan for the future, we ask that you take a few minutes to fill out a brief questionnaire. Please respond no later than May 31, 2020. To get started, click this link:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PCZM5K6.

Have a question? 

If you have a question for the reference librarian, please send it to questions@sfplnj.org

If you have a question for the children's librarian, please send it to bmintz@sfplnj.org

If you have a question for the teen librarian, please send it to achunn@sfplnj.org

COVID-19 Information

For up to date information about the coronavirus pandemic:
https://libguides.njstatelib.org/covid2019

Download the comprehensive coronavirus pandemic resource guide for New Jerseyans.

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Board of Trustees Meeting
Monday, July 15, 2019, 07:00pm

The Board of Trustees of the Springfield Free Public Library will hold a special meeting at 7:00 PM on Monday, July 15, in the library's meeting room.

The Agenda will include the following:

  1. Proposed purchase of new lounge chairs for adult services department
  2. Approval of proposed 2019 operating budget
  3. Approval of 2018 library audit report
  4. 2019 raises for full, part time, and substitute library staff
  5. Increase in hourly rate paid to the library's consulting museum professionals