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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.

January 2017 programs

February 2017 Programs

March 2017 Programs

April 2017 Programs

 

January Program Highlights

 

 

Registration begins January 1st. 

 

Saturday Storytime 

Sat., January 7 at 10 a.m.

"Bubbles 7 Bathtime"

Stories, Music, craft and snack

Ages 3 and up and their families

 

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Lego Club and Lego Creations

                

                       January  challenge?

                            Create an Amazing Maze!

Lego Creations (for ages 6 - 8) will meet Tuesday, Jan. 17 from 3:30 to 4:30 pm

Lego Club (for ages 9 and up) will meet Thursday, Jan. 19 from 3:30 to 4:30 pm

                                       

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Science Rocks!

This month we experiment with 

Winter Science - Fun with Ice, Crystals and Snow

Making a snow globe

Friday, January 27 at 3:30 pm

Ages 9 and up

 

 

 

 

Programs with no registration needed!

Wii Game Night 

Wednesday, January 11 at 6:00 pm

Come play some of your favorite Wii video games! 

Ages 8 and up

 

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IMAGINATION STATION

Thursday, Jan. 26, 3:30 - 4:30 pm

Monthly Maker Lab. 

What Can You do With Dough?

For ages 6 and up

 

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  NEW!!

Let's Knit

Tuesday, January 31, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Weekly Knitting group - Learn or practice your skill

Ages 9-12

no registration needed