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Find out what's new at the library for February 2022. Valentine's Day take and make activities, the Winter Reading Challenge, Black History Month Poster Contest and more!


Here in Springfield, we LOVE our Libraries. Springfield Libraries play a vital role in ensuring all residents have equal access to information. Libraries are meeting places, community centers, and resources for everyone.

In recognition of Valentine's Day, residents from across the Commonwealth are coming together to show libraries some love.

You can go to and upload Valentine videos and photo Valentines. It can be sorted by library. Valentines will also be shared with legislators to help raise awareness about the importance of funding libraries!

Pick up paper valentines at any Springfield City Library location in February to participate in the Love Letters For The Library challenge, or download directly from the site!



Winter Reading Challenge

All Library Locations
January 3 – February 18

Cozy up with some good books this winter and meet the challenge! Read for just 20 minutes a day to earn a reading badge. Earn 30 badges between January 3 and February 18, and get a reward! This fun challenge will be offered online only using Beanstack.

Visit to track your reads digitally.

Beat the winter blues by treating yourself to a terrific title from the Springfield City Library! All ages. For more information contact your local library or call (413) 263-6828 ext. 293.




Black History Month Poster Contest

Design a poster that celebrates Black History Month, and gain a chance to win a prize! 

All Library Locations
February 1 – 28

Design a poster that celebrates Black History Month, and gain a chance to win our fantastic grand prize! The winner will also see their poster used in displays across the city libraries for Black History Month 2023.

Check with your librarian for details. Ages 13-19 welcome






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