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Library Sponsored
Events / Programs

9/7/2016 - 4:00 PM
Games for Teens

9/8/2016 - 4:00 PM
Crafternoons at the Library

9/14/2016 - 4:00 PM
Games for Teens

9/15/2016 - 4:00 PM
Crafternoons at the Library

9/19/2016 - 3:30 PM
Homework Help

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Community Sponsored
Events / Programs

9/6/2016 - 10:00 AM

9/8/2016 - 12:30 PM
Safe Neighborhood

9/13/2016 - 9:30 AM
Preschool Enrichment Team

9/20/2016 - 9:30 AM
Preschool Enrichment Team

10/1/2016 - 8:30 AM

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Library Hours
June - August
Mon-Thurs: 8:30am-6:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 8:30am-4:00pm
Closed Sundays, Holidays & the Following Saturdays:
July 2 & 30, August 27

Holyoke History Room Hours
June and July: 
Tuesdays 10-6
Wednesdays 12-6
Thursdays 10-4
and open these Saturdays: June 25 and July 23, 9:00-1:00
For August History Room hours,  see the History Room page. 

Mon-Thurs: 8:30am-8:30pm
Friday & Saturday: 8:30am-4:00pm
Closed Sundays & Holidays

Check out some of our newest books
and materials...

Click here to view a list of museum passes available.


The Commonwealth Catalog extends your search beyond your local library’s resources. In one easy step, you can search through millions of items at participating libraries across Massachusetts to find the books, DVDs, and music you’re looking for. Make a request and it will be delivered right to your local library for quick pickup

     Download eBooks link
Browse hundreds of great titles in electronic format (e-Books, e-Audiobooks, e-Video) available for downloading to your computer and other portable devices.

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  • Free movie and music streaming service


  • Learning Express Library
    Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you.

  • Job & Career Accelerator
    Job & Career Accelerator combines everything you need for a successful job search into one easy-to-use online application.

  • miss humblebees academyMiss Humblebee's Academy is an award-winning, online curriculum for children preschool through kindergarten. The curriculum lays the foundation for a lifetime of learning success. The curriculum is theme based and fully interactive with sound cues.

Check Out Our Summer Hours for 2016!


Shop For A Cause


Friday, August 26, 2016
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Sunday, August 28, 2016
Since 2006, Macy’s Shop For A Cause Event has partnered with non-profit organizations nationwide to raise more than $50 million for their ongoing charitable efforts. This is your chance to be part of this monumental weekend long event.
Shop For A Cause gives you the opportunity to give back to your community and to
help the Holyoke Public Library.
For $5 you can Purchase a 25% off Shopping Pass* at the library
for exclusive savings in every Macy’s store including
the Macy’s at the Holyoke Mall on
Friday, August 26 – Sunday, August 28, and we keep 100% of the
proceeds, plus you can enter to win a $500 Macy’s Gift Card.
Find the magic of giving back, as Macy’s celebrates a national day of
support for our community.
*Some exclusions and restrictions apply. For more information or to purchase a pass come to the library or contact:Nancy Kocsmiersky at or 413-420-8109.

Tour the New Library

New Holyoke Public Library Tour from Michael Hines on Vimeo.

Take a virtual tour of the new library!  

Check out more videos of our grand opening ceremony, a mid-construction tour, and more here.