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Forest Park Branch Library Marks 100th Year with Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

December 5, 2009 –At 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 5th, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno will formally cut the ribbon and set in motion the month long 100th Anniversary Celebration of the Forest Park Branch Library. Since February 1909 this beautiful Beaux Arts style library has graced the corner of Belmont Avenue and Oakland Street in Springfield, Massachusetts. With renovation just completed, the Library now boasts universal access, another reason for Saturday’s celebration. The Open House atmosphere, including a festive cake and punch, will allow plenty of time to visit with staff, friends and neighbors and check out our new amenities as well as books, CDs and DVDs!

The Forest Park Branch Library, 380 Belmont Avenue, will be open from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday. Please call 263-6843 if you have any questions. 

About the Springfield City Library

For over 150 years, the Springfield City Library ( has provided public library service to area residents.  Starting with a single central library in 1857, the Springfield City Library today maintains ten neighborhood branches.  Using state-of-the-art technology, the Library provides free and easy access to information and the opportunity for lifelong learning through a variety of programs and services, including Internet access at each location. Springfield City Library – A Place for You.

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