Holiday Hours

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, December 20, 2014

  • Weekend Walk-In Theater
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm for age 13 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "The Black Stallion," rated G.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

  • Under-An-Hour-Reading-Club
    6:00 pm to 7:00 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/thelibrary.org.

Saturday, December 27, 2014

  • Weekend Walk-In Theater
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm for age 13 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! Disneynature's "Bears," rated G.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

  • Under-An-Hour-Reading-Club
    6:00 pm to 7:00 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/thelibrary.org.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

  • First Night Springfield
    8:00 pm to 11:00 pm for all ages.
    Springfield’s family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration includes the Library! Catch performances by area entertainers the Fishin’ Magicians at 8 and 9 p.m., followed by music from Hamburger Cows at 10 p.m.

Friday, January 2, 2015

  • First Friday Art Walk
    6:00 pm to 9:00 pm for all ages.
    Join the Park Central Branch Library and other art lovers for First Friday Art Walk. On display: Storm Drain Reveal 2014, James River Basin Partnership.
  • First Friday Art Talk
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm for adults.
    "Developments in Hazar Baf: Architectural Innovation in the Persian Middle Ages" presented by Missouri State University art history major Drew Pilkenton.
  • Bingo!
    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm for grades 6-12.
    Kick off the new year with Bingo at the Library. Prizes will be awarded, so don't miss out!

Saturday, January 3, 2015

  • Weekend Walk-In Theater
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm for age 13 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "Iron Man," rated PG-13.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

  • Under-An-Hour-Reading-Club
    6:00 pm to 7:00 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/thelibrary.org.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

  • Park Central TV Night
    5:00 pm to 6:30 pm for all ages.
    Make like a couch potato at the Library as we watch two episodes of the fairy tale TV drama "Once Upon a Time," rated TV-PG. Snacks will be provided.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

  • Weekend Walk-In Theater
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm for age 13 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "Batman Forever," rated PG-13.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

  • Under-An-Hour-Reading-Club
    6:00 pm to 7:00 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/thelibrary.org.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

  • Park Central TV Night
    5:00 pm to 6:30 pm for all ages.
    Make like a couch potato at the Library as we watch two episodes of the fairy tale TV drama "Once Upon a Time," rated TV-PG. Snacks will be provided.

Friday, January 16, 2015

  • History of the Square Now and Then
    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm for all ages.
    John Sellars, executive director of the History Museum on the Square, will talk about and share images illustrating how Park Central Square has changed over the years.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

  • Weekend Walk-In Theater
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm for age 13 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "Spider Man," rated PG-13.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

  • Under-An-Hour-Reading-Club
    6:00 pm to 7:00 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/thelibrary.org.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

  • Park Central TV Night
    5:00 pm to 6:30 pm for all ages.
    Make like a couch potato at the Library as we watch two episodes of the fairy tale TV drama "Once Upon a Time," rated TV-PG. Snacks will be provided.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

  • Weekend Walk-In Theater
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm for age 13 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "Superman," rated PG.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

  • Under-An-Hour-Reading-Club
    6:00 pm to 7:00 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/thelibrary.org.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

  • Celebrate National Puzzle Day
    9:30 am to 7:00 pm for all ages.
    Get your puzzle on at Library for National Puzzle Day! We'll provide jigsaw puzzles of all types and sizes throughout the day. Completed puzzles will be glued and displayed in the library.
  • Park Central TV Night
    5:00 pm to 6:30 pm for all ages.
    Make like a couch potato at the Library as we watch two episodes of the fairy tale TV drama "Once Upon a Time," rated TV-PG. Snacks will be provided.

Saturday, January 31, 2015

  • Weekend Walk-In Theater
    6:00 pm to 8:30 pm for age 13 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "The Avengers," rated PG-13.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

  • Under-An-Hour-Reading-Club
    6:00 pm to 7:00 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/thelibrary.org.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

  • Park Central TV Night
    5:00 pm to 6:30 pm for all ages.
    Make like a couch potato at the Library as we watch two episodes of the fairy tale TV drama "Once Upon a Time," rated TV-PG. Snacks will be provided.

Friday, February 6, 2015

  • First Friday Art Walk
    6:00 pm to 9:00 pm for all ages.
    Join the Park Central Branch Library and other art lovers for First Friday Art Walk. Sit back and enjoy the music from Springfield Regional Opera's Operazzi open mic night starting at 7 p.m., or bring your sheet music and be part of the show. On display: Digital Art by Alan O'Neal.
  • First Friday Art Talk
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm for adults.
    "Three Spaces: Critical Utopianism for Contemporary Audiences" presented by Drury University art history and architecture student Kevin Rogan.
  • Fusion Bead Art
    7:00 pm to 9:00 pm for all ages.
    Grab a friend and stop by the Library to make fusion bead art. Materials will be provided.

Saturday, February 7, 2015

  • Weekend Walk-In Theater
    5:00 pm to 8:30 pm for age 13 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "Gone with the Wind," rated G.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

  • Under-An-Hour-Reading-Club
    6:00 pm to 7:00 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/thelibrary.org.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

  • Park Central TV Night
    5:00 pm to 6:30 pm for all ages.
    Make like a couch potato at the Library as we watch two episodes of the fairy tale TV drama "Once Upon a Time," rated TV-PG. Snacks will be provided.

Friday, February 13, 2015

  • The History of Springfield: Then and Now
    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm for all ages.
    John Sellars, executive director of the History Museum on the Square, presents Springfield Then and Now including images illustrating how Springfield has changed over the years.

Saturday, February 14, 2015

  • Origami for Your Valentine Needs
    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm for all ages.
    We've got your valentine needs covered! Create origami swans, hearts and flowers for that special someone in your life. Materials and instructions will be provided.
  • Weekend Walk-In Theater
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm for age 13 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "The Notebook," rated PG-13.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

  • Under-An-Hour-Reading-Club
    6:00 pm to 7:00 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/thelibrary.org.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

  • Park Central TV Night
    5:00 pm to 6:00 pm for all ages.
    Make like a couch potato at the Library as we watch two episodes of the fairy tale TV drama "Once Upon a Time," rated TV-PG. Snacks will be provided.

Saturday, February 21, 2015

  • Weekend Walk-In Theater
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm for age 13 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "Dirty Dancing," rated PG-13.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

  • Under-An-Hour-Reading-Club
    6:00 pm to 7:00 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/thelibrary.org.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

  • Park Central TV Night
    5:00 pm to 6:30 pm for all ages.
    Make like a couch potato at the Library as we watch two episodes of the fairy tale TV drama "Once Upon a Time," rated TV-PG. Snacks will be provided.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

  • Weekend Walk-In Theater
    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm for age 13 and older.
    Join us every Saturday night for a fun film, popcorn included! "10 Things I Hate About You," rated PG-13.
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