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!
Teen Movie Night!
Wednesday, September 27 at 5:30 p.m.
the award-winning movie starring Ellen Page, Michael Cera, and Jennifer Garner
Summary: Faced with an unplanned pregnancy, an offbeat young woman makes an unusual decision regarding her unborn child.
This screening is free and open to teens aged 13-17. Popcorn will be served!
Careers in Plant Science: A Botany Workshop for Teens
Saturday, September 30 at 2:00 p.m.
Claire Hopkins, from Brilliant Botany near Boston, is hosting a workshop to discuss careers in plant science!
She'll have information on cool scientists working in plant biology,
and she's bringing seeds you can plant and take home.
This event is free and open to teens aged 13-17 and is made possible by UnitedBank.
(click above to see video)
What are littleBits? littleBits makes a platform of easy-to-use electronic building blocks,
empowering everyone to create inventions, large and small.
Electronic building blocks are color-coded, magnetic, and reusable.
Stop by the Teen Room where we will have several littleBits kits on display
to get creative with every Wednesday evening in October!
Tuesday, October 10 from 5:00- 6:00 p.m.
The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meets 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.
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!
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