• Do your research online

       Search Gale Virtual Reference Library, for
       school or work related research

       Job & Career Accelerator can help prepare
       resume, cover letter, interview, find and apply
       for jobs

  • 24/7 Access to library resources online

      The Holyoke Public Library has electronic resources
       to help you and your children, from reading
       local newspapers, e-books and magazines,
       to listening to music or recorded books, to helping

       your students with their online home assignments.

       And while your children are working on their
       school work, why not take

       an online non-credit course, get ahead
       by earning Continuing Education Units/Credits
       or prepare for a new career or new job, learn
       a new language with your children, learn
       to play a musical instrument together, or be creative
       and have fun with online instructional videos.

  • Stay connected with your digital library

      Electronic resources to help you and your children,
       from reading local newspapers, e-books and
       magazines
    , to listening to music or recorded books,
       to helping your students with their
       online home assignments.

       And while your children are working
       on their school work, why not take an
       online non-credit course, get ahead by
       earning Continuing Education Units/Credits
       or prepare for a new career or new job,
       learn a new language with your children,
       learn to play a musical instrument together, or
       be creative and have fun with online instructional
       videos.

  • 2020 U.S. Census

      April 1 is Census Day, a key reference date for
      the 2020 Census. When completing the census,
      you will include everyone living in your home on
      April 1, 2020. Census Day will be celebrated with
      events across the country.

    Important dates

    • March 12 - 20: Households will begin receiving official Census Bureau mail with detailed information on how to respond to the 2020 Census online, by phone, or by mail.
    • Video Guide to Completing Census -- English
    • Video Guia para Completar el Censo -- Spanish
    • April 1: Census Day is observed nationwide. By this date, every home will receive an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census. Once the invitation arrives, you should respond for your home in one of three ways: online, by phone, or by mail.
    • May - July: Census takers will begin visiting homes that haven't responded to the 2020 Census to help make sure everyone is counted.
  • Holyoke Library Celebrates it's 150th Anniversary!

                            

  • Tax Forms

       Do you need to print a tax form? Click here to
       access the IRS Forms and Publications
       directory. You can also order federal forms
       directly from the IRS here.

       Click here to access the Massachusetts
       DOR tax forms and instructions.

     


    Massachusetts and Federal Taxes: MA DOR and IRS have extended both the tax filing and the tax payment deadline from the traditional April 15 to July 15.

  • All ages audio book database


    Available until August 31, 2020

  • Collection of steamy Romance novels for the older crowd!


    Available until August 31, 2020

  • PBS LearningMedia

       


       PBS LearningMedia, your free go-to site for supplemental
       resources for distance learning. PBS LearningMedia
       offers a wide array of standards-aligned resources for PreK-12 across the
       curriculum.

  • Surgeon General Social Distancing -- Slow the Spread

  • Protect Yourself -- Stay at Home

  • Gr 7-12 ebook database


    Available until August 31, 2020

  • K-6 children's ebook database


    Available until August 31, 2020

  • K-6 math ebook database


    Available until August 31, 2020

  • Download e-books and audio-books

       For books, recorded books, and magazines   
       through OverDrive  (download Libby App) or

       E-books through Freading – (download
       Freading App)

      LEA: Your New eBook Program  Find eBooks, Audiobooks,
       and more on demand

     

  • Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners' Consumer Portal

     
      Public portal​ for statewide
      information
    about libraries, library
      services, and
    access to statewide
      licensed resources.



     
  • Collaborate -- Throw Wipes in the Garbage!

       The SUEZ company encourages all residents across
       North America to remember the toilet is not a trash can.

     

     

     

  • City of Holyoke Online Services

      Assessor Field Cards -- view parcel information for each
      property within the city
      Pay Taxes -- manage and access your City of Holyoke
      tax accounts      
      Pay Parking Ticket -- paying parking tickets online with a
      credit or debit card
      Pay Vital Records -- payment for vital records online
      Pay Water and Sewer -- payments for Water and Sewer
      Pay Your Holyoke Gas & Electric Bill -- view and pay bills online
      Property Viewer -- access to the City's property record 
      Receive Emergency Notifications -- Sign up today! Be prepare before, during and after an emergency
      Report An Issue -- track and report non- emergency problems, with SeeClickFix, an online and mobile app
      You can now license your dog online! -- epay.cityhallsystems.com/selection

     
     

     


     

     

     



COVID-19 Prevention

The Holyoke Public Library will be closed
starting Monday, March 16 until further notice

as our commitment to ensuring our visitors, volunteers, and staff members remain safe and healthy given the recent updates regarding COVID-19 from the Center for Disease Control and recent State and Local Emergency announcements.

Holyoke Media Síntesis Informativa 14 de Marzo. -- Español
Holyoke Media Information Brief March 13, 2020. -- English

 

If you have library items you would like to return, you can drop them off through the outside book drop any time.

All items that are checked out have new due dates until May 1, 2020.

If you are waiting for items you placed on holds: (1) If items were in the library before March 16, they will be at the library until we reopen. (2) If items are in transit, you will receive them when we reopen. (3) While our online catalog will let patrons continue to place holds, statewide delivery of materials has been suspended. Your holds will take longer to reach the library and may not be available for some time.

Overdue fines will be waived for all item return when we reopen.

During the closure of City Hall, Schools and the Library, we encourage you to use our online services.

To learn how to access the Holyoke Public Library Electronic Resources,
under HPL Academy tab you will find Tutorials on how to access our
electronic resources.

#####


AtoZ Databases