Thursday, August 13, 2015

Retirement Open House for Children's Librarian Cheryl Cox

Cheryl Cox is retiring from the Springfield Town Library at the end of August, after 14 years as our beloved Children's Librarian. Please join us at an Open House in Cheryl's honor on Wednesday, August 26 from 4 pm to 6 pm in the Library to express our gratitude for her wonderful work over the years, and to wish her well in retirement.
 "Miss Cheryl" has engaged children and young adults in reading and library activities while working closely with parents, child care providers and teachers in our community. She has fostered a safe, friendly and welcoming Children's Room and Young Adult area, and developed warm relationships with Library patrons and community members, young and old. 

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

FOSTL Annual Book Sale

The Friends of the Springfield Town Library (FOSTL) Annual Book Sale will be held at the former National Guard Armory on Fairground Road on Friday and Saturday, July 17 and 18.  Expanded to two days this year, the Book Sale features 15,000 to 20,000 books, DVDs and CDs, including many rare and collectible items.

Book Sale hours are 10 am to 7 pm on Friday, and 8 am to 4 pm on Saturday.  Saturday features a half-price sale from 12 to 2, and the $3 Bag Sale from 2 to 4.  The Book Sale is an amazing event with book dealers coming from far and near, but is especially aimed at the local community.  The Book Sale draws hundreds of people looking for a good book at bargain prices, starting at 10c for children's books.  Hardcover books for adults are priced at $2.  With the expanded hours, including evening hours on Friday, the Book Sale promises to draw the largest crowds ever.