The Springfield Township Library has a variety of events available to you at no cost!
Spring 2019 Happenings - Springfield Twp. Library
Springfield Township Library

Upcoming Library Closure/Hours:
Closed Memorial Day Holiday May 25-27
Short Hours on Saturday, May 11 / 12:00 - 4:00
Friends of the Library
Spring Used Book and Handmade Bake Sale

April 24 / 5:30 - 7:30 / Members Pre-Sale (Memberships available at the door)
April 25 / 10:00 - 8:00 / General Public Sale
April 26 / 10:00 - 6:00 / General Public Sale
April 27 / 10:00 - 12:00 / General Public Super Sale - Fill a bag of books for $5.00!

The book sale is a bi-annual fundraiser by the Friends of the Springfield Township Library.  All proceeds directly benefit the library.  The Friends nonprofit organization generously sponsors events, equipment purchases and much needed materials.  If you're interested in getting involved, there are a number of ways you can do that.  

1. Donate a Homemade Baked Good.
2. Donate your time by volunteering to help with a future sale.
3. Donate gently used books (please no text books, ripped up, stained or stinky materials).
4. Support the Friends by becoming a member!

The next Friends meeting is on May 14 at 1:00.  The meeting is open to all.
First in Flight: Wright Brothers and the First Airplane
Thursday, May 23, 2019 / 6:30PM

Orville and Wilbur Wright built the first airplane in their Dayton bicycle shop.  The airplane flew only four times on December 17, 1903 and it never flew again, but what happened to the plane over the next 45 years is actually the most intriguing part of the story!  Come hear, historian, Joseph Oldenburg, give an interesting talk about the Wright Brothers.

No registration necessary.  Open to all.  No cost.
Sponsored by Friends of the Library
Tea Party and Stories
Saturday, May 4 / 1:00

Ages 12 and Under

You're invited to a "literary tea party"!  Kids, bring your Mom (or other special person) along with your best manners and fancy tea party outfit, to sample treats and beverages found in a variety of children's stories.  

Register by May 2nd by calling 248-846-6550.  No cost.
Pizza and Board Game Night
Monday, May 20 / 6:00 - 7:30

Ages 9 and up.
Sign up today!   Bring all your friends to this fun night of good old-fashioned board games! 
Please register by calling 248-846-6550 so we know how much pizza to get!
Friends of the Library - 2019 Meeting Schedule
The Springfield Township Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Library is a nonprofit organization that provides funding for library materials, programs, events and equipment.  Meetings are open to anyone interested and take place at 1:00 at the library.

May 14
July 9
September 10
November 12
Book Club
Join us for this fun and informal book club!  We meet the 4th Thursday of the month at 1:00. Pick up the book from the checkout desk, read it, and come share your impression.

April 25 / Grocery: The Buying and Selling of Food in America / By Michael Ruhlman
May 23 / In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom / By Yeonmi Park
Lego Club
May 8 at 4:30
Please sign up at the check out desk or call 248-846-6550

Come hang out with friends and build fun lego creations!  No cost, but please sign up because seating is limited.  Ages: Kindergarten (with caregiver) - 5th grade.
Save the Date - Kids Summer Reading Sign Up
June 10 - June 28
Motivate your kids to read over the summer by signing them up for the summer reading program!  More info to come soon!

Teen Summer Reading Program -
Sign up will be online using the Wandoo Reader.  
Needlework Night 
2nd and 4th Tuesday @ 6:30

Informal friendly group!  No registration necessary!  Come share what you're working on.  Knitting, quilting, crochet, cross-stitch, or any other needlework welcome.  
Library Board Meeting
Tuesday, May 21 / 7:00

Library Board meetings are open to the public and take place at the library.
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