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Youth

The West Springfield Public Library is dedicated to serving patrons of all ages. The Children's Services Department focuses its efforts on children from birth through 7th grade. We maintain a collection of more than 31,000 children items, including books in a variety of formats and languages, video, music, puppets and educational thematic kits. We provide references services for children as well as storytimes for a wide variety of age groups, craft and entertainment programs, and annual summer reading program.

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.                                                

                       

   West Springfield Youth Room Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/WestSpringfieldPublicLibrary.YouthRoom

                         

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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

 

 

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FOR OLDER KIDS

Science Rocks Logo

Recommended for Ages 9 - 12

 

February 25, 2021

                     The Science of the Heart

(Make a heart pump)

CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO

Pick up the materials library front entrance

between 3pm and 5pm

(while supplies last)

Check back here for the link to 

Science Rocks program 

 

Check out our YouTube channel for past

Science Rocks Videos

'West Springfield Public Library Events"

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Coming Soon:

 

March 25 - Magnetism - Make a magnet game 

 

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Recommended for kids ages 6 - 12 

with some adult supervision

 

February 19, 2021,  3 - 5 p.m.

Drop by for the bags

containing the material and Instructions 

for making 

Straw flying butterfly

 download

while supplies last

 

Coming Soon:

March 12 - No Sew Fleece pillow

April 2 - Pom pom bunny 

 

                                 

 

 
FOR YOUNGER KIDS  
 crafts
Recommended for Ages 2 - 6
 
Take it and Make it
 
January 6, 20
 
February 3, 17
March 3, 17, 31
 
Supplies available starting at 9 a.m.
while supplies last 
Drop by for the bags
containing the material and Instructions 
 

IT'S MAGIC! 

Ed Magic tricks

 Monday through Friday
 January 25 - February 12
 We are excited to offer another series of
 magic tricks for children and adults to learn
 through the generosity of
 professional magician and entertainer,
 Ed Popielarczyk.
 A new trick will be available each day

 

VIRTUAL STORYTIME

WITH TERRI

Storytime with Terri 

January 4, 19

February 1, 16

March 1, 15, 29

Recommended for Ages 2-5

Check back here for the link

to Terri's Virtual Storytime program 

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