Spooky Stories for Teens

Spook others or be spooked! Teens are invited to a spooky story extravaganza at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, October 15, at Springfield Public Library, 225 5th St, Springfield.

S’mores will be had, stories will be had. Teens are invited to bring stories to share. You can read one from a script or tell one from memory. Please, bring appropriate stories only. Not sure if what you have is appropriate? Bring the story and run it by Librarian Cara ahead of time! Don’t want to share? Come and enjoy the offerings of others!

The Library offers a weekly gathering for teens every Tuesday at 4:30. Join us to hang out, enjoy a snack, learn new skills and have fun. Teen programs are made possible by our generous Friends of the Springfield Library.

What: Spooky Stories

When:  4:30 p.m., Tuesday, October 15

Where:  Library Meeting Room, Springfield Public Library, 225 5th Street, Springfield OR 97477

Additional Information: Cara Kinsey, 541.726.4653, ckinsey@springfield-or.gov

 

 Plank Town Presents: Springfilm Edge of Your Seat October Free Film “Get Out”

Guaranteed to keep you on edge is Springfilm’s next showing – Jordan Peele’s horror film Get Out. This 2018 Best Original Screenplay Oscar Award winner was praised for its direction, biting satire of modern society and performances.  The film follows African-American photographer Chris (Daniel Kaluuya in an Oscar-nominated performance) on a reluctant trip to meet the parents of his white girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams).

Starring Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford and Catherine Keener; directed by Jordan Peele; 104 minutes; 2017; Rated R.

Watch the film and stay for a short after-film discussion! The movie and discussion are free to attend. The ongoing film series is presented by Plank Town Restaurant and Brewery and coordinated by a partnership between the Springfield Library, the Springfield Library Foundation, and Willamalane Park& Recreation District.

Springfilm Edge Of Your Seat continues on November 7, 2019 with Hitchcock’s Rear Window. Through August 2020, Springfilm will feature a monthly free screening of a film that will keep on you on the edge of your seat through suspense, fear, hilarity and drama!

What: Plank Town presents: Springfilm, “Edge Of Your Seat,” free screening of Get Out

When:  6:30 p.m., Thursday, October 17

Where:  Wildish Theater, 630 Main Street, Springfield OR 97477

Additional Information: Kristen Curé, 541.726.2232, kcure@springfield-or.gov

 

Family Fun with Cuentos Bilingual Storytime

Come to Saturday Cuentos at 11 a.m., Saturday, October 19. Join us as we read Spanish and English language books and play bilingual games, sing songs and do a craft.

Acompáñenos para Cuentos Sabatinos el sábado, el 19 de octubre a las 11 am para leer libros en español e inglés, hacer actividades bilingües,  juegos y canciones bilingües, y hacer manualidades.

Families of all ages are welcome! ¡Se invita a las familias con niños de todas las edades!

What: Cuentos Bilingual Storytime/Cuentos Bilingües

When:  11 a.m., Saturday, October19

Where:  Children’s Reading Corner, Springfield Public Library, 225 5th Street, Springfield OR 97477

Additional Information: Kristen Curé, 541.726.2232, kcure@springfield-or.gov

 

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