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  • Food Drive

    Food Drive

  • Over There and Over Here

    Over There and Over Here

    The Donald B. Palmer Museum of the Springfield Free Public Library will present the exhibit, “Over There and Over Here: Springfield, New Jersey and the World during the Great War,” now through the end of April, 2019.

  • Learn More: Health Literacy Tote Bags
  • InvestorsBank Grant

    InvestorsBank Grant

    Springfield Library Director Dale Spindel (center) happily receives a check for $20,000 from InvestorsBank Assistant Vice President David Cimbol and InvestorsBank District Manager Barbara Gerges. The library will use this grant award from the InvestorsBank Foundation to install a new movie projection and sound system in the library's Donald B. Palmer Museum and also to install new kid friendly signage in the children's room.

  • Museum Passes
  • Springfield Library Donor Wall

    Springfield Library Donor Wall

    Contributions to the library's donor wall will help the library remain the vibrant and inviting centerpiece of Springfield.

Health Literacy Tote Bags

The Springfield Free Public Library, as part of the Libraries of Union County Consortium (LUCC), has partnered with the Overlook Medical Center and the Morristown Medical Center libraries in a pilot program to provide resources to help improve health and health literacy in the community.

Library card holders are now able to check out Health Literacy Tote Bags packed with information on specific health topics. Tote bags available at the Springfield Free Public Library include information on Alzheimer’s Disease, Diabetes, Fall Injury & Prevention, Heart Health, Parkinson’s Disease, and Stroke. Additional topics available at other participating libraries include Arthritis, Bereavement/Grief, Hospice/Palliative Care, Mental Health, and Opioid & Substance Abuse. Tote bags include books, CDs, DVDs, and links to online resources. There are also complimentary handouts on each topic that patrons may keep.

Other participants in this initiative include the Clark, Cranford, Kenilworth, Mountainside, Plainfield, Roselle, Roselle Park, Scotch Plains, Summit, Union and Westfield public libraries as well as the health sciences libraries at Overlook and Morristown Medical Centers. This program is generously supported in part with funding from the Chubb Foundation and Novartis.

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