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.
Join our mailing list to learn about events here or check out our West Springfield Youth Room Social media sites
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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**
FOR OLDER KIDS
Wednesday, April 12th
starting at 9am
Instruction for crafts included
For ages 6 - 12
No registration necessary/while supplies last
Tuesday, April 18, 2023
3:30pm - 4:30pm
AGES 5 - 8
"Fractured Fairy Tales" Challenge
Thursday, April 20, 2023
3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Ages 9 - 12
"Fractured Fairy Tales"
Recommended for kids ages 6 - 12
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
Recommended for ages 9 - 12
Friday, March 24
"Color spectrum, make a color top"
April 21th - Optical Illusions
6:00pm to 8:00 pm
Try some of the library Wii and Switch Games
Please register by calling 1-413-736-4561 X4
FOR YOUNGER KIDS
Registration for the following programs begins on
Monday, February 27 for West Springfield residents,
and Tuesday, February 28 for non-residents.
TO REGISTER, CALL ON THE APPROPRIATE DATE:
736-4561, EXT. 4,
Programs fill up quickly, so call early!
Ages 0 to 24 months
Tuesdays at 9:30 to 10:15 a.m., March 7 - April 11
For ages 24 months to 36 months
Wednesdays at 9:30 to 10:15 a.m., March 8 - April 12
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.
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
Call or drop by to sign up.