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Springfield Free Public Library Celebrates 50th Anniversary

50th Anniversary Birthday Card Credits: Ellen Dickson
The Fun Bus Credits: Ellen Dickson
The Harmony Celebration Chorus Credits: Ellen Dickson
Friends of the Library Credits: Ellen Dickson

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Thursday August 17 was a day of celebration at the Springfield Public Library.  It was the day the “Friends of the Springfield Library” ran its 50th Anniversary Party. 

There were many events as part of the celebration.  Lots of children took advantage of the Fun Bus from 10 a.m. - noon.  As a result, the Children’s Room was quite an active place with those children visiting the Fun Bus.

From 2 - 3:30 p.m., the Harmony Celebration Chorus performed in the Donald B. Palmer Museum.  This chorus is part of the Sweet Adelines, a women’s choral group who sing harmony. The group website is

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The evening celebration included family fun with the “Party Maniacs” and a “TAP Snap” photo kiosk. The evening celebration was from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

The Township of Springfield honored the Library with a proclamation at the Township Committee meeting on August 15. is Springfield’s free daily news source. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and Twitter @TAPSpringfield.

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