Young Adult Department
The West Springfield Public Library is firmly committed to providing materials and services to our local teen population.
We always welcome the energy and creativity you bring to the library!
We have a large up-to-date collection of popular fiction titles as well as a generous supply of manga and graphic novels.
The Teen Room also includes magazines, DVDs, music CDs, books on CD, and playaways (pre-loaded book on MP3 player). and an XBOX 360.
Need to get your homework done? We have computers and a printer (bring your library card!) to help you get it done.
We have chairs and tables with plug-in stations to charge your device, too!
Come check out your Teen Room where...
you can read, relax, do your homework, play chess, or simply daydream...
Keep in touch with the latest with West Side social media!
Check out the Library's Upcoming Events calendar, on our website, so you never miss a cool event!
BUILD A BETTER WORLD - SUMMER READING PROGRAM CRAFT
Art for a children's hospital!
Tuesday, July 25 at 6:00 p.m.
Help create art for a local children's hospital. We'll be painting sections of a mural to bring color and cheer to sick children.
Materials will be provided while supplies last.
If you are registered for the Teen Summer Reading Program, participating in this craft will earn an extra raffle prize drawing ticket!
This program is free and open to teens ages 13-17.
Arts Literacy Zine Workshop with Darla Stabler
Thursday, July 27 at 2:30 p.m.
Before blogs and tweets, there were zines - self-published and handmade with text and images!
Make one for yourself, for a friend, or with a friend for this fun and cool #ThrowbackThursday!
We have a newly-formed Teen Advisory Board (TAB)!
We'll meet once a month to plan teen programs, fun crafts to do, talk about favorite authors/book series,
movies/TV shows, what new anime and manga to get, video gaming nights, and more!
Refreshments will be served. Our next meeting is Tuesday, August 15 at 5:00 p.m.
Teens, age 13-17, are welcome to come join us for any meeting you are able to attend!
Have an idea for a program? Write it down in our Idea Jar at the Teen desk!
Learning how to drive?
We've partnered with Driving-Tests.org for MA RMV practice driving tests!
Wondering what to read next?? check out..... Flippin' Pages - Blog WSPL Young Adult Book Blog