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Mayor Sarno Celebrates National Library Week at Mason Square Library Branch

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Springfield City Library Director Molly Fogarty, Assistant Director for Public Services Jean M. Canosa Albano, and the dedicated staff of the Mason Square Library Branch to celebrate National Library Week on Wednesday, April 26th.

Mayor Sarno states, “My administration is proud to celebrate and recognize National Library Week at our local Mason Square neighborhood library branch to highlight the essential and important role our neighborhood libraries play in our community.  They serve as a place to learn, where the community can gather, and hold numerous events and programs to support and enhance the quality of life in our community.  I want to encourage every resident to stop by and visit and support your local neighborhood library and thank a library worker for everything they do.”   

Make sure to visit your library this week, or even check out a new library you’ve never been to. Find all Springfield library locations and hours here:

There is a lot to celebrate when it comes to our libraries which are a hub for free access to information and technology, social and civic engagement, and support of personal enrichment, well-being, and lifelong learning. Today, April 24th, marks National Library Workers Day. Thank you to all our dedicated Springfield Library workers for your tremendous service.

We can all show gratitude to a Springfield City Library worker who “shines” by nominating a stellar library worker for the American Library Association's Galaxy of Stars by completing a brief nomination form at

Mayor Sarno states, “Our libraries and library employees are truly a wonderful and valuable resource for our community. From the leadership with Director Molly Fogarty and Deputy Director Jean Canosa Albano to each and every member of our library staff, we are extremely proud and grateful for our library system across the city and the important role they play in our community. This week especially, let us all take a moment to recognize how important our libraries and library employees are to our Springfield. They have so much to offer – remember, it’s all yours, just ask!”

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