CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal) – Did you know that babies need books? The foundations for success in reading begin at birth! Jean Canosa Albano and Maeleah Carlisle joined us in studio 1A to share more about baby days at the Springfield City Library!
BABY OPEN HOUSES!
Drop in and meet the other new babies in your neighborhood! Eight of the Springfield City Library locations will offer a Baby Open House!
Grab a bite to eat, meet some other new faces, and, if you are one of the first 200 families to sign your baby up for a library card, and live in the city of Springfield, you will receive a free gift! For more information, log onto SpringfieldLibrary.org
Saturday, April 5, 11 am-1 pm: East Springfield Branch, 21 Osborne Terrace
Saturday, April 5, 11 am-1 pm: Mason Square Branch, 765 State St.
Thursday, April 10, 10 am-12 pm: Central Library, 220 State St.
Monday, April 14, 10:30 am-12 pm: Indian Orchard Branch, 44 Oak St.
Tuesday, April 22, 10:30am -12:30 pm, Forest Park Library, 380 Belmont Ave.
Thursday, April 24, 6-7 pm:Brightwood Branch, 359 Plainfield St.
Saturday, April 26, 11 am-1pm: East Forest Park Branch, 122 Island Pond Rd.
Saturday, April 26, 11 am-1pm: Sixteen Acres Branch, 1187 Parker St.
ONGOING BABY STORYTIMES
Thursday, April 10 at 10 am: Join in on the First Steps Storytime at the Central Library, 220 State St.
This program includes stories, songs, and playtime. It’s a great opportunity to help your baby or young toddler acquire those critical language and social skills. Especially for children birth-36 months with a parent or caregiver. No registration required–just drop in! Call 263-6828 ext. 201 for more information.
TWO SPRINGFIELD CITY LIBRARY LOCATIONS ARE LAUNCHING BABY STORYTIMES!
It’s Baby Time! Join the other new babies in your neighborhood at the Forest Park or Mason Square Branch Library for a program just for you and your baby!
The Forest Park Branch Library’s Baby Lapsit will start Tuesday, April 1, at 10:30 am and will meet for four weeks (April 1, 8, 15, and 29). Join us for 20 minutes of interactive songs, rhymes, stories and fun to share with your baby followed by time to visit with other parents and for babies to play. For newborns to 18 months with a parent or caregiver. No registration required–just drop in! The Forest Park Library is located at 380 Belmont Ave., Springfield.
The Mason Square Branch Library, located at 765 State Street, will start First Steps Storytime on Saturday, April 12 from 11 am-Noon and will meet for four Saturdays (April 12, 19, 26, and May 3rd. Join us for a new program that includes stories and songs and playtime. This is a great opportunity to help your baby or young toddler acquire those critical language and social skills. Especially for children birth-36 months with a parent or caregiver. No registration required–just drop in! Call 263-6853 for more information.