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SPRINGFIELD LIBRARY’S CHILDREN’S ROOM TO CLOSE AUGUST 26-29 FOR PAINTING

The children’s room of the Springfield Free Public Library will be closed to the public from August 26-29 for painting. As library staff members prepare the room, beginning August 23, juvenile non-fiction titles and juvenile graphic novels may not be available to patrons. Public access to the room is anticipated to resume Tuesday, September 4.

Book Groups

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

October 3 – Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

November 7 – To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf

December 5 – The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins


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.

September 19 – The Indestructibility of Our Inner Nature by Schopenhauer

October 17 – Moby Dick (Chapter 8 & Lost Chapter) by H. Mellville

November 21 – The Infant Prodigy by Thomas Mann

December 19 – Poems by Emily Dickinson


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 Aug 27, 2019 @ 1:00PM - 02:00PM
Next Chapter Book Club
Tue Sep 10, 2019 @ 1:00PM - 02:00PM
Next Chapter Book Club
Thu Sep 19, 2019 @10:00AM -
Great Books Discussion
Tue Sep 24, 2019 @ 1:00PM - 02:00PM
Next Chapter Book Club
Thu Oct 03, 2019 @ 7:00PM -
(Really Good!) Book Discussion: Pachinko
Thu Nov 07, 2019 @ 7:00PM -
(Really Good!) Book Discussion: The Lighthouse

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