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Due to concerns about the spread of COVID19, the Library will be closed to the public until further notice.

All public programs are postponed until further notice. While we are closed, items that have already been checked out will be automatically renewed and fines will be waived. Please do not return library materials to the book and media drops during the time that the Library is closed. 

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Please click here for up to date information about the coronavirus pandemic: https://libguides.njstatelib.org/covid2019

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Summer International Film: Shoplifters
Thursday, July 25, 2019, 06:45pm

The Summer International Film Festival continues at the Springfield Free Public Library on Thursday, July 25th. The library will screen Shoplifters (2018) at 1:00 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. This film received 80 nominations and won 43 awards, including Best Foreign film of the Year. A family of small-time crooks take in a child they find outside in the cold. Directed by Hirokazu Koreeda. Starring Lily Franky, Sakura Ando and Kirin Kiki. In Japanese with English subtitles. 121 minutes. Rated R. The festival will continue every Thursday afternoon and evening through August 15th.

Funding for the film program has been made possible by the NJ State Council on the Arts, Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, through a grant administered by the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs. Additional funding is also provided by the Friends of the Springfield Free Public Library.