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The Springfield Free Public Library and the Springfield Historical Society are working together to collect, organize and preserve documents and other items that will serve as a record of the experiences of Springfield Township residents during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic.

All members of the community are welcome to participate. Items that can be submitted include written descriptions, personal reflections, poetry, video, music, photographs and other types of visual art. Submissions by children and teens are especially encouraged. Submissions should be sent to questions@sfplnj.org. A special section of the library‚Äôs webpage will be set up to serve as a digital archive for the items received. To learn more, visit Collecting Springfield History.

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Have a question? 

If you have a question for the reference librarian, please send it to questions@sfplnj.org

If you have a question for the children's librarian, please send it to bmintz@sfplnj.org

If you have a question for the teen librarian, please send it to achunn@sfplnj.org

Authors at Home: Jeffrey Cohen

June 15, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. | Middlesex County resident and author Jeff Cohen will present a discussion of his writing process, focusing specifically on creating characters that readers care about. Three of Jeff's titles are available through Hoopla in both audio and ebook formats: As Dog is my Witness, A Farewell to Legs, and For Whom the Minivan Rolls.

Register for the event.


COVID-19 Update

Due to concerns about the spread of COVID19, the Library will be closed to the public until further notice. All in-person public programs are postponed until further notice. While we are closed, items that have already been checked out will be automatically renewed and fines will be waived. Please do not return library materials to the book and media drops during the time the Library is closed. 

We encourage everyone to take advantage of our free streaming, downloadable e-resources, and online databases. For e-books, e-audiobooks, movies and music, visit hoopla and eLibraryNJ. For e-magazines, visit RBdigital. Follow us on Facebook for other news and resources. 

For up to date information about the coronavirus pandemic: https://libguides.njstatelib.org/covid2019.

Download the comprehensive coronavirus pandemic resource guide for New Jerseyans.

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