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The West Springfield Public Library is dedicated to serving patrons of all ages. The Children's Services Department focuses its efforts on children and young adults from birth through high-school. We maintain a collection of more than 39,000 children and young adult items, including books in a variety of formats and languages, video, music, puppets and educational thematic kits. We provide references services for children and teens as well as storytimes for a wide variety of age groups, craft and entertainment programs, an annual summer reading program, specialized teen programs and volunteer opportunities. 

Kids, if you need to get homework done, the links on our Homework Help page might make your job easier. 

We have a variety of free programs on a monthy basis at the library.  They are appropriate for a variety of age ranges so please look to see which programs might work for your child.


                                                              Monthly Programs                                                                                             Storytime Fliers

                                          March Programs       April Programs                                                                              Spring Storytime 2018                                                  


                             Homework Help Hours                             

Drop-in homework assistance with a tutor

Made possible with a grant from UnitedBank Foundation of Massachusetts

in the Youth Room for Grades 1 - 8

Tuesdays, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., March 20 & 27, April 3, 10, 24 & May 1

 Wednesdays, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., March 21 & 28, April 4, 11, 25 & May 2




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No Registration Required programs 

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Tues., Mar. 20,  3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Tues., April 24, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p. m.

Monthly knitting group -Learn or practice your skill

Ages 9-12

No registration necessary



 Wed., Apr. 18, 10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

"Animal Babies"

Drop in to make Seasonal crafts

Ages 3 and up

 No registration necessary

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Wii game night

Wii Games Night

Wed., Mar. 21 at 6:30 p.m.

Wed., April 18 at 6:30 p.m.

Come play some of your favorite video games!

Ages 8 and up.

No registration necessary



 Registration Required Programs


Science Rocks

Friday, April 13, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Simple Machines

Monster claw

Make a Monster claw

for ages 9 to 12

Pre-register on or after Mar. 20.


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Lego blocks


Tues., April 17, 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Design an Amusement Park

Ages 6-8

Pre-register on or after Mar. 20.




Thurs., Apr. 19, 2:30- 3:30 p.m.

Design an Amusement Park

Ages 9 - 12

Pre-register on or after Mar. 20.








For Our Younger Patrons 





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Stem Storytime

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

"Flying High" The Science of Flight

For ages 3-5

Pre-register on or after Mar. 20 





Sat., April 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





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