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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 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, educational thematic kits, board games, puzzles, outdoor games and Braille books. 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.                                                


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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





Winter Programming Flyers

(please note - programs may change due to unforseen circumstances.)

Winter/Spring 2023 Flyer   Winter Storytime Program 

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



Kids Create

Wednesday, April 12th

starting at 9am

Instruction for crafts included

For ages 6 - 12

No registration necessary/while supplies last


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LEGO Creations
Tuesday, April 18, 2023

3:30pm - 4:30pm

AGES 5 - 8

"Fractured Fairy Tales" Challenge

Click here to REGISTER


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Thursday, April 20, 2023

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

 Ages 9 - 12

"Fractured Fairy Tales"

Click here to REGISTER

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with some adult supervision

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

 Kits available starting at 9 a.m.
while supplies last 
Drop by for the bags containing the
material and Instructions 
No Registration Required

Science Rocks

 Science Rocks!

Recommended for ages 9 - 12

 Friday, March 24


Ages 9-12

"Color spectrum, make a color top"

April 21th - Optical Illusions 

 Click here to REGISTER

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 April 19th

6:00pm to 8:00 pm

Ages 8-12 

Try some of the library Wii and Switch Games

Please register by calling 1-413-736-4561 X4 







Registration for the following programs begins on

Monday, February 27 for West Springfield residents,

and  Tuesday, February 28 for non-residents.



736-4561, EXT. 4,

Programs fill up quickly, so call early!


Tiny Tots

Ages 0 to 24 months

Tuesdays at 9:30 to 10:15 a.m., March 7 - April 11

“Terrific Twos”

For ages 24 months to 36 months

Wednesdays at 9:30 to 10:15 a.m., March 8 - April 12


“Super Storytime”

 For 3 – 5 year olds 

Fridays at 9:30 to 10:15 a.m., March 10 - April 14


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 and Make it
Recommended for Ages 2 - 5
Wednesday, April 5, 2023
 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

Curious Kids

Wednesday, April 19

2:30-3:15 p.m.

 Ages 5 - 8 

Registration required 




 Ren faire



Saturday, April 15

10am - 3pm

Dress in Costume,

create your own shield, and crown,

plus other contests and activities. 


Face painting and Mendi Glitter tatoos

by PSK Elegance

Saturday, April 15

1pm to 3pm

reservation required

Call or drop by to sign up.