PARK CENTRAL BRANCH PROGRAMS

Take Center Stage at Park Central
Are you an acoustic musician, poet or thespian? Perhaps you're a comic, mime or ventriloquist looking for a place to try new material? What better place than the community stage at the Park Central Branch Library? There's already a performance schedule in place and it's free! Drop by the branch, or call 831-1342 for more information.

Visit the Library on First Friday
Make the new Park Central Branch Library part of your First Friday Artwalk festivities. The District's ninth facility, situated in the heart of downtown Springfield, will display works by area artists along with other galleries and businesses downtown. Take a stroll to the southwest corner of the Square -- where arts, entertainment and information meet.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

  • Park Central's Walk-in Weekend Theater for Kids!
    11:00 am to 3:30 pm for all ages.
    Celebrate the Big Read with a Balto marathon at the Library! 11 a.m. "Balto," rated G; 12:30 p.m. "Balto II: Wolf Quest, rated G; 2 p.m. "Balto III: Wings of Change," rated G. A Big Read event.
  • Park Central's Walk-in Weekend Theater
    6:30 pm for grade 7 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "Dances with Wolves," rated PG-13. A Big Read event.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

  • Under-An-Hour Reading Club
    Book Discussion
    6:00 pm for adults.
    The Under-an-Hour Reading Club explores a new magazine article each week, sparking conversation over fresh topics and current events. It's the fun of a book club, but in less time--perfect for a busy schedule. Pick up a copy of the upcoming article at the Park Central Branch Library or find out about it on our Facebook page at facebook.com/parkcentrallibrary.

Friday, May 2, 2014

  • First Friday Art Walk
    6:00 pm to 9:00 pm for all ages.
    6 p.m. Local authors Sharon Kizziah-Holmes, Shirley McCann, VJ Schultz and Susan Keene will read from their works and sell and sign their books. On display: Works in Fiber and Fabric by Ellen Neville.

Saturday, May 3, 2014

  • Park Central's Walk-in Weekend Theater
    6:30 pm for grade 7 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "Inception," rated PG-13.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

  • Under-An-Hour Reading Club
    Book Discussion
    6:00 pm for adults.
    The Under-an-Hour Reading Club explores a new magazine article each week, sparking conversation over fresh topics and current events. It's the fun of a book club, but in less time--perfect for a busy schedule. Pick up a copy of the upcoming article at the Park Central Branch Library or find out about it on our Facebook page at facebook.com/parkcentrallibrary.

Saturday, May 10, 2014

  • Park Central's Walk-in Weekend Theater
    6:30 pm for grade 7 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "Ocean's Eleven," rated PG-13.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

  • Under-An-Hour Reading Club
    Book Discussion
    6:00 pm for adults.
    The Under-an-Hour Reading Club explores a new magazine article each week, sparking conversation over fresh topics and current events. It's the fun of a book club, but in less time--perfect for a busy schedule. Pick up a copy of the upcoming article at the Park Central Branch Library or find out about it on our Facebook page at facebook.com/parkcentrallibrary.

Friday, May 16, 2014

  • The Unbound Mic Sessions
    7:00 pm to 9:00 pm for adults.
    Share your talents in our monthly open mic nights hosted by LemonDrop. Modern Epic will join us March 21 and May 16. Soloists, bring along your chord changes and they'll accompany you. Sign-up starts at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 17, 2014

  • Park Central's Walk-in Weekend Theater
    6:30 pm for grade 7 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "Ocean's Twelve," rated PG-13.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

  • Under-An-Hour Reading Club
    Book Discussion
    6:00 pm for adults.
    The Under-an-Hour Reading Club explores a new magazine article each week, sparking conversation over fresh topics and current events. It's the fun of a book club, but in less time--perfect for a busy schedule. Pick up a copy of the upcoming article at the Park Central Branch Library or find out about it on our Facebook page at facebook.com/parkcentrallibrary.

Friday, May 23, 2014

  • Community in Action!
    7:00 pm to 9:00 pm for adults.
    Learn about community development through Springfield's neighborhood associations. This session will feature representatives from Community Partnership of the Ozarks, the Grant Beach Neighborhood Association and Moon City Creative District.
    Registration starts May 06; call 831-1342.

Saturday, May 24, 2014

  • Park Central's Walk-in Weekend Theater
    6:30 pm for grade 7 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "Ocean's Thirteen," rated PG-13.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

  • Under-An-Hour Reading Club
    Book Discussion
    6:00 pm for adults.
    The Under-an-Hour Reading Club explores a new magazine article each week, sparking conversation over fresh topics and current events. It's the fun of a book club, but in less time--perfect for a busy schedule. Pick up a copy of the upcoming article at the Park Central Branch Library or find out about it on our Facebook page at facebook.com/parkcentrallibrary.

Saturday, May 31, 2014

  • Park Central's Walk-in Weekend Theater
    6:30 pm for grade 7 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "Now You See Me," rated PG-13.
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