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Springfield, NJ 07081
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The children’s room will be closed Thursday, January 23 and Friday, January 24 for the installation of new signs and decorative artwork. Programs for children and teens that have been scheduled for those dates will not be cancelled. Children below high school age who are not accompanied by a responsible adult cannot be accommodated in the adult services department during the two days. Parents should make other arrangements for children who are accustomed to coming to the library during after school hours.

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Book Groups

(Really Good!) Book Discussion Group meets the first Thursday evening of the month (October through June), usually at 7PM.

January 2 – Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine: A Novel by Gail Honeyman

February 6 – Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover

March 5 – A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel by Amor Towles

Great Books Discussion Group meets on the third Thursday morning of the month usually at 10AM in the Meeting Room. The group discusses works of literature that have been synopsized by the Great Books Foundation. A book containing the synopsized versions is available for purchase at the Circulation Desk.

Jan 16The Bible, The Book of Ephesians

Feb 20Meno by Plato

Mar 19Lycidas by John Milton

April 16Gulliver’s Travels (selections) by Jonathan Swift

May 21The Scarlet Letter by Hawthorne

June 18Fathers and Sons by Turgenev

July 16 — Poetry selections by G.M. Hopkins

Sept 17Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Nietzsche

Oct 15The Seagull by Chekov

Nov 19Man and Superman by G.B. Shaw

Dec 17The Call of the Wild by Jack London

Next Chapter Book Club meets the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. It is a book club for adults with developmental disabilities. Participation is free and open both to residents of Springfield as well as to people who reside in other communities. People interested in participating will need to come to the library in advance of the first meeting in order to preregister.

Adult Book Groups

Tue Jan 28, 2020 @ 1:00PM - 02:00PM
Next Chapter Book Club
Thu Feb 06, 2020 @ 7:00PM -
Really Good Book Discussion: Educated
Tue Feb 11, 2020 @ 1:00PM - 02:00PM
Next Chapter Book Club
Thu Feb 20, 2020 @10:00AM -
Great Books Discussion: “Meno”
Tue Feb 25, 2020 @ 1:00PM - 02:00PM
Next Chapter Book Club
Tue Mar 10, 2020 @ 1:00PM - 02:00PM
Next Chapter Book Club
Tue Mar 24, 2020 @ 1:00PM - 02:00PM
Next Chapter Book Club

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