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Using Your Library: 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.

Using Your Library

The Springfield Public Library is now open. Come visit us! No appointments are needed. Our current hours are:

  • Mondays & Thursdays from 1-6pm
  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays from 10am- 3pm

Our ​full digital library​ is always open.

Find an updated​ ​calendar of virtual & in-person programs​.

Our telephones are staffed from 10am to 5pm Monday through Saturday, with extended hours until 6pm on Mondays & Thursdays. Please call us at 541-726-3766 with any questions about library services.

Safety is our top priority, and we appreciate your patience and understanding during this time.

Phased Reopening

Like most plans, the plan for phased reopening of your library, is subject to change. (Plan last updated 5/24/2021.)

Phase 1

Phase 2

Phase 3

Phase 4

Phase 5 (We are here)

Phase 6 (TBD)

Computers and Printing

  • Two hour computer sessions are available with your library card.

    • Monday & Thursday at 1-6pm

    • Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday at 10am to 3pm

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

  • Printing $0.15 per page black and white, with the first 10 pages being free. $0.50 per page color, no free color printing.

  • Print remotely using your device for pick up at the library.

  • Flash Drives and Headphones available for purchase

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 2-3 p.m. on Wednesdays & Saturdays and 5-5:45 p.m. on Thursdays

  • 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

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Digital Library

Virtual & In-person Programs

The library is pleased to offer a range of virtual and in-person programs for all ages. In-person programs will be held outdoors on the Fountain Plaza:

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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.