share on facebook share on twitter
Breaking News
Fire crews on scene of large brush fire on Mt. Tom in Holyoke. Read more

Springfield Central Library Hosts Anniversary Gala

SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) — Springfield Central Library celebrated a milestone tonight… a gala to honor 100 years of the historic library.

Mayor Domenic Sarno was the honorary chair — and donor Andrew Carnegie (as portrayed by an actor) talked about the importance of the library.

“And when I found myself in a position to do something like that,” said ‘Carnegie’. “I was more than willing to set up a fund so that I could make sure that other people were a lot more fortunate than I was when it came to reading. Access to reading is really crucial.”

Congressman Richard Neal also spoke tonight.

They held a silent auction to raise funds for the library.