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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, puzzles, board games, ourdoor games, theme learning kits, magazines, parent/teacher materials, beginning readers, juvenile non-fiction, music CD’s and videos in DVD format.

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.


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Exclusively for West Springfield card holders. 

Click on the AV2 icon above for access to our catalog's 110 AV2 eBooks titles in 11 different languages.


English, French / français, German/ Deutsche, Hindi/ हिंदी, Korean/ 한국어, Mandarin  普通話, 

Russian/ русский, Spanish / Español, Tagalog/ Tagalog, Vietamese/ Tiếng Việt



Early Fall, 2022 



Click here for: 2022 Early Fall Storytime Flyer


Registration for the following programs begins on Tuesday, September 6th - West Side Residents Wednesday, September 7th - All Others

*Upcoming in-person events subject to state and local guidelines regarding COVID-19*


“Tiny Tots “

For ages birth to 24 months. 

Tuesdays at 9:30 to 10:15 a.m., Sept. 13 – Oct. 18


“Terrific Twos”

For 24 months to 36 months. 

Wednesdays at 9:30 to 10:15 a.m., Sept. 14– Oct. 19



“Super Storytime”

For 3-5 year olds 

Fridays at 9:30 to 10:15 a.m., Sept. 16– Oct. 21


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

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

 Take it Make it 1
Take it and Make it
Recommended for Ages 2 - 5
October 6, 2022
 Supplies available starting at 9 a.m.
while supplies last 
Drop by for the bags
containing the material and Instructions 
No Registration Required
Curious kids  

Science Storytime Program

Wednesday, October 26

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

for ages 5 - 8


PAJAMA STORY TIME JULY 11th Ages 0 5 600 645 No registration required 2