Springfield Library will be a dynamic gathering place of discovery at the heart of the community.
The mission of Springfield Library is to provide access to physical and virtual resources and services that meet the educational, informational and recreational needs of its diverse community in a safe and comfortable environment.
129 County Highway 29A, Springfield Center, New York 13468
P.O. Box 142, Springfield Center, New York 13468
Library Open Hours
Starting in June:
Springfield Library closes any day schools are closed for bad weather or other reason.
It also closes on the following holidays:
New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Day After Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve Day
New Year’s Eve Day
New Year’s Day
Computer Printout Service
Color 50¢ per half page; $1.00 per whole page
Fax Service – We are getting our Fax Machine Up and Going Soon!
$1.00 per page, cover page free
Any person who lives, works, attends school, or pays property tax in Springfield, New York is eligible to receive a Springfield Library card free of charge.
Please print and fill out the appropriate application form and bring it to the library to complete the application process:
Adult Library Card Application Form
Children’s Library Card Application Form
Library Card Eligibility
When applying for a library card, you must show proof that you live, work, attend school, or pay property taxes in Springfield, New York.
Adults and young adults (ages 13-17) must provide:
· Photo ID (driver’s license, non-driver ID (including IDNYC), current school photo ID)
· Address verification (a postmarked letter with an address for adults, a current school report or program card containing the student’s address for young adults)
Children under 12 are issued a library card when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Parents/guardians are responsible for observing the Library Card Terms & Conditions and following all library rules and policies on behalf of children under their care.
Your library card has vast potential. Use it for free access to resources and services at all 42 4CLS public library locations.
Patrons in good standing are not limited to the number of books they wish to borrow.
Patrons are limited to three DVDs at one time.
Patrons are considered in good standing if they have fines totaling less than $5.00.
Items may be renewed one time including those received through interlibrary loan (ILL) unless there is a hold. Items received through ILL may not be renewed more than once.
Springfield Library materials may be renewed a second time if there is no hold.
Lost or Damaged Materials
Patrons will be charged the retail price for any lost items or materials damaged beyond repair. If a patron wishes to replace a lost/damaged item he/she may do so. The replacement must be in similar condition to the item that was lost/damaged.
If a lost item that was paid for in cash is subsequently found and returned, the patron is eligible for a refund. The item must be returned within three months of the original checkout date to be eligible for a refund. Materials that a patron bought to replace lost items are not eligible for a refund.
Library Fines & Fees
Overdue Non-Electronic Items: Per day, per item $ 0.25 Maximum fine, per item $ 3.00
Overdue DVDs: Per day, per item $ 1.00; Maximum fine, per item $3.00
Items lost or damaged beyond repair: Replacement cost of item retail price