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The West Springfield Public library is a vital community resource for local parents with young children. We offer a wide variety of materials and services for our youngest patrons and their families.

The material collections include board books, picture books, big books, book + CD sets, book & puppet sets, theme learning kits, magazines, parent/teacher materials, beginning readers, juvenile non-fiction, music CD’s and video in VHS and DVD formats.

Services include age appropriate storytime sessions which incorporate literacy building methods and activities, evening and Saturday storytimes, Saturday drop-in crafts, inclusion in our annual Summer Reading Program as “Read-To-Me” participants, special programming in the summer and outreach services at Headstart and area preschools.


Programs for Spring 2018

For Links to flyers see below: 

           Winter Storytime 2018

           Spring Storytime 2018




Bilingual Storytime

for Children 0-3

In the Youthroom Program Room

Four Week session

Tuesdays, Apr. 24, May 1, 8, 15 at 10:30 a.m.

no registration necessary

Studies have shown that bbies and very young children's brains become tuned to whatever languages they hear from the 

Funded by a literacy grant from UnitedBank Foundation


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West Springfield Public Library   

Spring, 2018


Registration for the following programs begins on Monday,  March 12

for West Springfield residents, and  Tuesday, March 13 for non-residents.


736-4561, EXT. 4,


Programs fill up quickly, so call early!


Little Crawlers

For pre-walkers, age birth and up. 

Tuesdays at 9:30 to 10:15 a.m., Mar. 20 - May 1

“Little Walkers”

For walkers, up to 24 months. 

Wednesdays at 9:30 to 10:15 a.m., Mar. 21 - May 2


“Toddling Twos”

For 2 year olds (24-36 months). 

Thursdays at 9:30 to 10:15 a.m., Mar. 22 - May 3


“Super Storytime”

 For 3 – 5 year olds 

Fridays at 9:30 to 10:15 a.m., Mar. 23 - May 4

(There will be no storytimes the week of school vacation, April 16 - 20)


 A parent or caretaker must attend and participate in each session.

For more information, visit the Youth Department or call 736-4561, ext. 4


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Stem Storytime

Mon., Apr. 9, at 1:30 p.m.

"Flying High"

Science of Flight

For ages 3-5

 Pre-register on or after Mar. 20.




camping storytime


Sat., Apr. 21, at 10 a.m.

“Hop around the Clock”

Stories, music, craft and snack

Ages 3-up and their families

Pre-register on or after Mar. 20.