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The Springfield Free Public Library will open from 1-4 on Sundays, beginning on March 5 and extending through May 28. Sunday hours will resume again on October 1 and continue through December 17.

Book Groups

There are two regular book groups that meet at the library:

(Really Good!) Book Discussion Group meets the first Thursday evening of the month (October through June), usually at 7PM. Join us to discuss recent books as well as highly acclaimed older works.

January 5 - It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis

February 2 - Man at the Helm by Nina Stibbe

March 2 - Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson

April 6 - The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach

May 4 - Goodbye, Columbus: And Five Short Stories by Philip Roth 

June 1 - H is for Hawk by Helen MacDonald

Great Books Discussion Group meets on the third Thursday morning of the month usually at 10AM in the Meeting Room. The group discusses works of literature that have been synopsized by the Great Books Foundation. A book containing the synopsized versions is available for purchase at the Circulation Desk.

January 19 - Advantage and Disadvantage of History for Life by Friedrich Nietzsche
February 16 - The Devil Baby of Hull House by Jane Addams
March 16 - The Man Who Could Work Miracles by H.G. Wells
April 20 - Mario and the Magician by Thomas Mann
May 18 - Daughters of the Late Colonel  by Katherine Mansfield
June 15 - R.U.R. by Karel Capek
July 20 - My Confession by Mary McCarthy
September 21 - Holy Week by Deborah Eisenberg
October 19 - Confessions of a Fallen Standard Bearer by Andreï Makine
November 16 - The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

Adult Book Groups

Thu Apr 06, 2017 @ 7:00PM -
Really Good Book Discussion
Thu Apr 20, 2017 @10:00AM -
Great Books Discussion
Thu May 04, 2017 @ 7:00PM -
Really Good Book Discussion
Thu May 18, 2017 @10:00AM - 11:30AM
Great Books Discussion Group
Thu Jun 01, 2017 @ 7:00PM -
Really Good Book Discussion
Thu Jun 15, 2017 @10:00AM -
Great Books Discussion Group