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Library Services

Learn more about all the the library has to offer: library cards, electronic resources, programs, computer use, building use and more. Also learn how to support your library as a volunteer or through the Friends, Foundation or Library Board.

The Library Is Now Offering Limited Services

The Springfield Public Library is pleased to offer limited, in-person services. Computer appointments are now available, and patrons may reserve items for curbside pick-up. We’re also continuing to offer Digital Library Cards, along with a ​full digital library​ and a​ ​calendar of virtual programs​.

Safety is our top priority, and we appreciate your patience and understanding during this time. Our telephones are staffed from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday, so please call us at 541-726-3766 with any questions about library services.

Computers and Printing

  • 45-minute appointments are available:

    • Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.

    • Tuesday, Friday and Saturday at 10:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.

  • Access to library computers, scanner, printer and photo copier.

  • Printing $0.15 per page black and white, $0.25 per page color.

  • Flash Drives and Headphones available for purchase.

  • Call in advance to schedule

  • One person per computer

  • Drop-in appointments may be accommodated if space is available

  • Patrons are required to wear face coverings while inside the Library

Please Bother Me

Each week  patrons can receive socially distanced but in-person assistance with their Smart Phones, Tablets, other personal devices or help with accessing websites and other tech help in general.

Three 30-minute appointments are available by appointment only.

  • Appointments are on alternating Fridays and Saturdays at 10:00 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

  • Call 541-726-3766 in advance to schedule

  • Patrons are required to wear face coverings while inside the Library

Curbside Pick-up

  • Place a hold to reserve library items, either by phone or online (click on ‘My Account’ at the top of the page to get started)

  • Wait to receive an email with a subject line reading "Holds Available for Curbside Pick-up"

  • Pick-up times are 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Saturday

  • More information about Curbside Pick-up

Returning Materials

  • Return items at our book drops 24/7
  • A drive-up book drop is underneath the library, off A St. between 5th and 6th Streets
  • Our remote, drive-up book drop is in the parking lot of Splash! at Lively Park, 6100 Thurston Road

Need a Card?

  • Apply for a Digital Library Card​ -- to gain access to our large and varied selection of online resources

  • COMING SOON ​-- we’re looking forward to reopening applications for regular library cards to provide full access to our collections

Digital Library

Virtual Programs

The library is pleased to offer a range of online programs for all ages:

How You Can Use the Library Right Now

Servicios de su biblioteca

Request Personalized Picks

Personalized Picks

Need something new to read/watch/listen/play? We can choose for you! Fill out this form and we'll curate a bag of items based on your request. You'll receive a notice when it's ready to pick up.