Friends of Springfield Library to Celebrate National Library Week
SPRINGFIELD — The Friends of the Springfield Library invite you to join them in celebrating National Library Week and Springfield’s first Poet Laureate, Maria Luisa Arroyo, on Friday, April 17 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Central Library Rotunda, 220 State St., Springfield. Come check out the historic rotunda in a poetic atmosphere with hors d’oeuvres, drinks, mingling with friends, and a mix of musical selections by Joel Meginsky.
The Friends of the Springfield Library is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the work of the Springfield City Library. The group works to promote awareness of library resources, raise funds for special programming, and advocate on behalf of library interests.
Free parking is available in the lot directly across from the Central Library, as well as the museum lot on Edwards Street. Tickets are $35 per person, and are available at all library branches. All proceeds will benefit the Friends of the Springfield Library. Payment can be made with cash or a personal check. You can also purchase tickets and find more information at www.springfieldlibrary.org/library.