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Friday, June 25, 2021


5:30 AMStop The Spread Testing Sites and Times



Location:  The Holyoke War Memorial and Holyoke Community College
Contact:  
Description:  

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30th

WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.

  • The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not change at this time.
  • Testing will take place at the front doors to the War Memorial.
  • Members of the public seeking a test will not be allowed to enter the building during testing hours.
  • The line should start at the front door and wrap around on the Maple Street side of the building, if necessary.
  • Testing hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 2pm to 6pm. Testing will run until 6/30/21.

DRIVE UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke

A Stop the Spread test has opened at Holyoke Community College. Testing will run until 6/30/21. The testing will take place at HCC in Lot M, adjacent to the Bartley Center The test site will still be drive-through.

  • The site will operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 7am – 11am. Tuesday and Thursday 2pm -7pm.
  • Turnaround time for results is typically 4 days or fewer.
  • This test site is first come, first serve. There are no appointmentsPlease do not call the Health Department or Holyoke Community College to make an appointment.
  • The test site at Holyoke Community College is a drive-through only test site. Please do not get out of your vehicle. Signage and Campus Police will be readily apparent to help you access the site easily.
  • To help speed up the process, please have your information ready. They will ask for your full name, address (you must be a Massachusetts resident), phone number and email address.
  • There is no cost for the testing. You do not need a referral, nor do you need to be symptomatic.
  • The test style will be the less invasive swab in the lower nostril. The older style that required further insertion of the swab will not be used.
  • If you have previously tested positive, DPH and CDC guidelines do not recommend getting retested at this time.
  • If you are acutely symptomatic, particularly if you have a high fever, consider scheduling a test with your Primary Care Physician.
  • Information on all of the Stop the Spread test sites across the State can be found at:https://www.mass.gov/info-details/stop-the-spread



5:30 AMHolyoke COVID Vaccine Opportunities



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  
Below is a short list of vaccine providers in Holyoke and links to their appointment scheduling platforms.
Some of these locations will allow you to choose between vaccines, if you have a preference.
 
 
Rite Aid in Holyoke: Adults (Rite Aid offers vaccine for children 12+, in locations outside of Holyoke)
 
Stop & Shop in Holyoke: Adults and children 12+
 
Baystate Whitney Avenue: Adults and children 12+
 
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 
A continuación se muestra una breve lista de proveedores de vacunas en Holyoke y enlaces a sus plataformas de programación de citas.
Algunas de estas ubicaciones le permitirán elegir entre vacunas, si tiene alguna preferencia.
 
 
Rite Aid en Holyoke: Adultos (Rite Aid ofrece vacunas para niños mayores de 12 años, en lugares fuera de Holyoke)
 
Stop & Shop en Holyoke: adultos y niños mayores de 12 años
 
Baystate Whitney Avenue: adultos y niños mayores de 12 años



5:30 AM - noneThe 2021 Big Library Read Is Coming!



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  

#BigLibraryRead begins soon! The featured title ‘The Quiet Girl’ by S.F. Kosa is available with no waitlists or holds June 28 - July 12 from our digital collection! Visit biglibraryread.com for more information on this online book club event.

BONUS: Use #biglibraryread on social media for a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy tablet & signed book from the author!




5:30 AM - noneCelebrate in July with alagraphics!



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  


ALA Graphics
 
Celebrate in July!
 
National Anti-Boredom Month
 
National UFO Day
 
Dog Days of Summer
 
Be a Dork Day
 
National Moon Day
 
Harry Potter's Birthday
 
Higher Logic



5:30 AMCovid 19 Vaccination Walk-Ins and Appointments



Location:  
Contact:  Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Description:  

People age 16 and older who live, work, or study in Massachusetts can get vaccinated!

  • The vaccine is free. You will never be asked for a credit card number to make an appointment.
  • The Holyoke Senior Center provides a walk-in clinic every Wednesday from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM, no appointment necessary. (291 Pine Street)
  • Your local CVS Pharmacy is appointment preferred but welcomes walk-ins. It is first come, first serve.
  • For other locations, you can make an appointment here to get a vaccine
  • You can also check here and enter your zip code to see available appointments in your area).
  • The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines require two doses. You should make sure you have a second appointment scheduled from the same site, or know how to schedule it, before leaving your first appointment. Johnson & Johnson/Janssen only requires one dose.
  • You can get a vaccine even if you do not have insurance, a driver’s license, or a Social Security number
  • Be prepared to wait 15 to 30 minutes after receiving the vaccine for observation.

Additional Info:

  • Bring an ID with your name, if you have one, to verify your name in the vaccination system.
  • Bring your health insurance card, if you have one. Your insurance will be billed at no cost to you. You do not need to be insured to receive the vaccine.
  • If you arrive early, please wait in your car until your appointment time.
  • Wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth.
  • You will get a vaccination card that tells you which COVID-19 vaccine you received, and when and where you received it. If you received the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, the card will remind you to return for a second dose.
  • The vaccination site will tell you when to come back for your second appointment, if applicable.

For Any Questions, Call 2-1-1 or visit Mass.Gov




5:30 PM - 7:00 PMBe Yoga: A BIPOC Yoga Series



Location:  Thornes Marketplace Third Floor | 150 Main St, Suite 12, Northampton, MA 01060
Contact:  Angelica Lopez
Description:  

Come join Angelica Lopez and Safara Fisher each Tuesday as they lead a 4-week BIPOC series, entitled Be Yoga, at the Yoga Sanctuary in Northampton.

This series aims to create a space where BIPOC can come together to celebrate themselves as individuals and as a community. It will be half physical yoga practice and half creative expression. You can learn more about Be Yoga, Angelica, and Safara on their website.






Saturday, June 26, 2021


5:30 AM - noneThe 2021 Big Library Read Is Coming!



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  

#BigLibraryRead begins soon! The featured title ‘The Quiet Girl’ by S.F. Kosa is available with no waitlists or holds June 28 - July 12 from our digital collection! Visit biglibraryread.com for more information on this online book club event.

BONUS: Use #biglibraryread on social media for a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy tablet & signed book from the author!




5:30 AMHolyoke COVID Vaccine Opportunities



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  
Below is a short list of vaccine providers in Holyoke and links to their appointment scheduling platforms.
Some of these locations will allow you to choose between vaccines, if you have a preference.
 
 
Rite Aid in Holyoke: Adults (Rite Aid offers vaccine for children 12+, in locations outside of Holyoke)
 
Stop & Shop in Holyoke: Adults and children 12+
 
Baystate Whitney Avenue: Adults and children 12+
 
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 
A continuación se muestra una breve lista de proveedores de vacunas en Holyoke y enlaces a sus plataformas de programación de citas.
Algunas de estas ubicaciones le permitirán elegir entre vacunas, si tiene alguna preferencia.
 
 
Rite Aid en Holyoke: Adultos (Rite Aid ofrece vacunas para niños mayores de 12 años, en lugares fuera de Holyoke)
 
Stop & Shop en Holyoke: adultos y niños mayores de 12 años
 
Baystate Whitney Avenue: adultos y niños mayores de 12 años



5:30 AMStop The Spread Testing Sites and Times



Location:  The Holyoke War Memorial and Holyoke Community College
Contact:  
Description:  

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30th

WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.

  • The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not change at this time.
  • Testing will take place at the front doors to the War Memorial.
  • Members of the public seeking a test will not be allowed to enter the building during testing hours.
  • The line should start at the front door and wrap around on the Maple Street side of the building, if necessary.
  • Testing hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 2pm to 6pm. Testing will run until 6/30/21.

DRIVE UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke

A Stop the Spread test has opened at Holyoke Community College. Testing will run until 6/30/21. The testing will take place at HCC in Lot M, adjacent to the Bartley Center The test site will still be drive-through.

  • The site will operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 7am – 11am. Tuesday and Thursday 2pm -7pm.
  • Turnaround time for results is typically 4 days or fewer.
  • This test site is first come, first serve. There are no appointmentsPlease do not call the Health Department or Holyoke Community College to make an appointment.
  • The test site at Holyoke Community College is a drive-through only test site. Please do not get out of your vehicle. Signage and Campus Police will be readily apparent to help you access the site easily.
  • To help speed up the process, please have your information ready. They will ask for your full name, address (you must be a Massachusetts resident), phone number and email address.
  • There is no cost for the testing. You do not need a referral, nor do you need to be symptomatic.
  • The test style will be the less invasive swab in the lower nostril. The older style that required further insertion of the swab will not be used.
  • If you have previously tested positive, DPH and CDC guidelines do not recommend getting retested at this time.
  • If you are acutely symptomatic, particularly if you have a high fever, consider scheduling a test with your Primary Care Physician.
  • Information on all of the Stop the Spread test sites across the State can be found at:https://www.mass.gov/info-details/stop-the-spread



5:30 AM - noneCelebrate in July with alagraphics!



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  


ALA Graphics
 
Celebrate in July!
 
National Anti-Boredom Month
 
National UFO Day
 
Dog Days of Summer
 
Be a Dork Day
 
National Moon Day
 
Harry Potter's Birthday
 
Higher Logic



5:30 AMCovid 19 Vaccination Walk-Ins and Appointments



Location:  
Contact:  Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Description:  

People age 16 and older who live, work, or study in Massachusetts can get vaccinated!

  • The vaccine is free. You will never be asked for a credit card number to make an appointment.
  • The Holyoke Senior Center provides a walk-in clinic every Wednesday from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM, no appointment necessary. (291 Pine Street)
  • Your local CVS Pharmacy is appointment preferred but welcomes walk-ins. It is first come, first serve.
  • For other locations, you can make an appointment here to get a vaccine
  • You can also check here and enter your zip code to see available appointments in your area).
  • The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines require two doses. You should make sure you have a second appointment scheduled from the same site, or know how to schedule it, before leaving your first appointment. Johnson & Johnson/Janssen only requires one dose.
  • You can get a vaccine even if you do not have insurance, a driver’s license, or a Social Security number
  • Be prepared to wait 15 to 30 minutes after receiving the vaccine for observation.

Additional Info:

  • Bring an ID with your name, if you have one, to verify your name in the vaccination system.
  • Bring your health insurance card, if you have one. Your insurance will be billed at no cost to you. You do not need to be insured to receive the vaccine.
  • If you arrive early, please wait in your car until your appointment time.
  • Wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth.
  • You will get a vaccination card that tells you which COVID-19 vaccine you received, and when and where you received it. If you received the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, the card will remind you to return for a second dose.
  • The vaccination site will tell you when to come back for your second appointment, if applicable.

For Any Questions, Call 2-1-1 or visit Mass.Gov




5:30 PM - 7:00 PMBe Yoga: A BIPOC Yoga Series



Location:  Thornes Marketplace Third Floor | 150 Main St, Suite 12, Northampton, MA 01060
Contact:  Angelica Lopez
Description:  

Come join Angelica Lopez and Safara Fisher each Tuesday as they lead a 4-week BIPOC series, entitled Be Yoga, at the Yoga Sanctuary in Northampton.

This series aims to create a space where BIPOC can come together to celebrate themselves as individuals and as a community. It will be half physical yoga practice and half creative expression. You can learn more about Be Yoga, Angelica, and Safara on their website.






Sunday, June 27, 2021


5:30 AM - noneThe 2021 Big Library Read Is Coming!



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  

#BigLibraryRead begins soon! The featured title ‘The Quiet Girl’ by S.F. Kosa is available with no waitlists or holds June 28 - July 12 from our digital collection! Visit biglibraryread.com for more information on this online book club event.

BONUS: Use #biglibraryread on social media for a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy tablet & signed book from the author!




5:30 AMStop The Spread Testing Sites and Times



Location:  The Holyoke War Memorial and Holyoke Community College
Contact:  
Description:  

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30th

WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.

  • The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not change at this time.
  • Testing will take place at the front doors to the War Memorial.
  • Members of the public seeking a test will not be allowed to enter the building during testing hours.
  • The line should start at the front door and wrap around on the Maple Street side of the building, if necessary.
  • Testing hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 2pm to 6pm. Testing will run until 6/30/21.

DRIVE UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke

A Stop the Spread test has opened at Holyoke Community College. Testing will run until 6/30/21. The testing will take place at HCC in Lot M, adjacent to the Bartley Center The test site will still be drive-through.

  • The site will operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 7am – 11am. Tuesday and Thursday 2pm -7pm.
  • Turnaround time for results is typically 4 days or fewer.
  • This test site is first come, first serve. There are no appointmentsPlease do not call the Health Department or Holyoke Community College to make an appointment.
  • The test site at Holyoke Community College is a drive-through only test site. Please do not get out of your vehicle. Signage and Campus Police will be readily apparent to help you access the site easily.
  • To help speed up the process, please have your information ready. They will ask for your full name, address (you must be a Massachusetts resident), phone number and email address.
  • There is no cost for the testing. You do not need a referral, nor do you need to be symptomatic.
  • The test style will be the less invasive swab in the lower nostril. The older style that required further insertion of the swab will not be used.
  • If you have previously tested positive, DPH and CDC guidelines do not recommend getting retested at this time.
  • If you are acutely symptomatic, particularly if you have a high fever, consider scheduling a test with your Primary Care Physician.
  • Information on all of the Stop the Spread test sites across the State can be found at:https://www.mass.gov/info-details/stop-the-spread



5:30 AMHolyoke COVID Vaccine Opportunities



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  
Below is a short list of vaccine providers in Holyoke and links to their appointment scheduling platforms.
Some of these locations will allow you to choose between vaccines, if you have a preference.
 
 
Rite Aid in Holyoke: Adults (Rite Aid offers vaccine for children 12+, in locations outside of Holyoke)
 
Stop & Shop in Holyoke: Adults and children 12+
 
Baystate Whitney Avenue: Adults and children 12+
 
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 
A continuación se muestra una breve lista de proveedores de vacunas en Holyoke y enlaces a sus plataformas de programación de citas.
Algunas de estas ubicaciones le permitirán elegir entre vacunas, si tiene alguna preferencia.
 
 
Rite Aid en Holyoke: Adultos (Rite Aid ofrece vacunas para niños mayores de 12 años, en lugares fuera de Holyoke)
 
Stop & Shop en Holyoke: adultos y niños mayores de 12 años
 
Baystate Whitney Avenue: adultos y niños mayores de 12 años



5:30 AM - noneCelebrate in July with alagraphics!



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  


ALA Graphics
 
Celebrate in July!
 
National Anti-Boredom Month
 
National UFO Day
 
Dog Days of Summer
 
Be a Dork Day
 
National Moon Day
 
Harry Potter's Birthday
 
Higher Logic



5:30 AMCovid 19 Vaccination Walk-Ins and Appointments



Location:  
Contact:  Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Description:  

People age 16 and older who live, work, or study in Massachusetts can get vaccinated!

  • The vaccine is free. You will never be asked for a credit card number to make an appointment.
  • The Holyoke Senior Center provides a walk-in clinic every Wednesday from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM, no appointment necessary. (291 Pine Street)
  • Your local CVS Pharmacy is appointment preferred but welcomes walk-ins. It is first come, first serve.
  • For other locations, you can make an appointment here to get a vaccine
  • You can also check here and enter your zip code to see available appointments in your area).
  • The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines require two doses. You should make sure you have a second appointment scheduled from the same site, or know how to schedule it, before leaving your first appointment. Johnson & Johnson/Janssen only requires one dose.
  • You can get a vaccine even if you do not have insurance, a driver’s license, or a Social Security number
  • Be prepared to wait 15 to 30 minutes after receiving the vaccine for observation.

Additional Info:

  • Bring an ID with your name, if you have one, to verify your name in the vaccination system.
  • Bring your health insurance card, if you have one. Your insurance will be billed at no cost to you. You do not need to be insured to receive the vaccine.
  • If you arrive early, please wait in your car until your appointment time.
  • Wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth.
  • You will get a vaccination card that tells you which COVID-19 vaccine you received, and when and where you received it. If you received the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, the card will remind you to return for a second dose.
  • The vaccination site will tell you when to come back for your second appointment, if applicable.

For Any Questions, Call 2-1-1 or visit Mass.Gov




5:30 PM - 7:00 PMBe Yoga: A BIPOC Yoga Series



Location:  Thornes Marketplace Third Floor | 150 Main St, Suite 12, Northampton, MA 01060
Contact:  Angelica Lopez
Description:  

Come join Angelica Lopez and Safara Fisher each Tuesday as they lead a 4-week BIPOC series, entitled Be Yoga, at the Yoga Sanctuary in Northampton.

This series aims to create a space where BIPOC can come together to celebrate themselves as individuals and as a community. It will be half physical yoga practice and half creative expression. You can learn more about Be Yoga, Angelica, and Safara on their website.






Monday, June 28, 2021


5:30 AM - noneThe 2021 Big Library Read Is Coming!



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  

#BigLibraryRead begins soon! The featured title ‘The Quiet Girl’ by S.F. Kosa is available with no waitlists or holds June 28 - July 12 from our digital collection! Visit biglibraryread.com for more information on this online book club event.

BONUS: Use #biglibraryread on social media for a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy tablet & signed book from the author!




5:30 AMHolyoke COVID Vaccine Opportunities



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  
Below is a short list of vaccine providers in Holyoke and links to their appointment scheduling platforms.
Some of these locations will allow you to choose between vaccines, if you have a preference.
 
 
Rite Aid in Holyoke: Adults (Rite Aid offers vaccine for children 12+, in locations outside of Holyoke)
 
Stop & Shop in Holyoke: Adults and children 12+
 
Baystate Whitney Avenue: Adults and children 12+
 
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 
A continuación se muestra una breve lista de proveedores de vacunas en Holyoke y enlaces a sus plataformas de programación de citas.
Algunas de estas ubicaciones le permitirán elegir entre vacunas, si tiene alguna preferencia.
 
 
Rite Aid en Holyoke: Adultos (Rite Aid ofrece vacunas para niños mayores de 12 años, en lugares fuera de Holyoke)
 
Stop & Shop en Holyoke: adultos y niños mayores de 12 años
 
Baystate Whitney Avenue: adultos y niños mayores de 12 años



5:30 AMStop The Spread Testing Sites and Times



Location:  The Holyoke War Memorial and Holyoke Community College
Contact:  
Description:  

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30th

WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.

  • The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not change at this time.
  • Testing will take place at the front doors to the War Memorial.
  • Members of the public seeking a test will not be allowed to enter the building during testing hours.
  • The line should start at the front door and wrap around on the Maple Street side of the building, if necessary.
  • Testing hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 2pm to 6pm. Testing will run until 6/30/21.

DRIVE UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke

A Stop the Spread test has opened at Holyoke Community College. Testing will run until 6/30/21. The testing will take place at HCC in Lot M, adjacent to the Bartley Center The test site will still be drive-through.

  • The site will operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 7am – 11am. Tuesday and Thursday 2pm -7pm.
  • Turnaround time for results is typically 4 days or fewer.
  • This test site is first come, first serve. There are no appointmentsPlease do not call the Health Department or Holyoke Community College to make an appointment.
  • The test site at Holyoke Community College is a drive-through only test site. Please do not get out of your vehicle. Signage and Campus Police will be readily apparent to help you access the site easily.
  • To help speed up the process, please have your information ready. They will ask for your full name, address (you must be a Massachusetts resident), phone number and email address.
  • There is no cost for the testing. You do not need a referral, nor do you need to be symptomatic.
  • The test style will be the less invasive swab in the lower nostril. The older style that required further insertion of the swab will not be used.
  • If you have previously tested positive, DPH and CDC guidelines do not recommend getting retested at this time.
  • If you are acutely symptomatic, particularly if you have a high fever, consider scheduling a test with your Primary Care Physician.
  • Information on all of the Stop the Spread test sites across the State can be found at:https://www.mass.gov/info-details/stop-the-spread



5:30 AM - noneCelebrate in July with alagraphics!



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  


ALA Graphics
 
Celebrate in July!
 
National Anti-Boredom Month
 
National UFO Day
 
Dog Days of Summer
 
Be a Dork Day
 
National Moon Day
 
Harry Potter's Birthday
 
Higher Logic



5:30 AMCovid 19 Vaccination Walk-Ins and Appointments



Location:  
Contact:  Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Description:  

People age 16 and older who live, work, or study in Massachusetts can get vaccinated!

  • The vaccine is free. You will never be asked for a credit card number to make an appointment.
  • The Holyoke Senior Center provides a walk-in clinic every Wednesday from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM, no appointment necessary. (291 Pine Street)
  • Your local CVS Pharmacy is appointment preferred but welcomes walk-ins. It is first come, first serve.
  • For other locations, you can make an appointment here to get a vaccine
  • You can also check here and enter your zip code to see available appointments in your area).
  • The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines require two doses. You should make sure you have a second appointment scheduled from the same site, or know how to schedule it, before leaving your first appointment. Johnson & Johnson/Janssen only requires one dose.
  • You can get a vaccine even if you do not have insurance, a driver’s license, or a Social Security number
  • Be prepared to wait 15 to 30 minutes after receiving the vaccine for observation.

Additional Info:

  • Bring an ID with your name, if you have one, to verify your name in the vaccination system.
  • Bring your health insurance card, if you have one. Your insurance will be billed at no cost to you. You do not need to be insured to receive the vaccine.
  • If you arrive early, please wait in your car until your appointment time.
  • Wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth.
  • You will get a vaccination card that tells you which COVID-19 vaccine you received, and when and where you received it. If you received the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, the card will remind you to return for a second dose.
  • The vaccination site will tell you when to come back for your second appointment, if applicable.

For Any Questions, Call 2-1-1 or visit Mass.Gov




5:30 PM - 7:00 PMBe Yoga: A BIPOC Yoga Series



Location:  Thornes Marketplace Third Floor | 150 Main St, Suite 12, Northampton, MA 01060
Contact:  Angelica Lopez
Description:  

Come join Angelica Lopez and Safara Fisher each Tuesday as they lead a 4-week BIPOC series, entitled Be Yoga, at the Yoga Sanctuary in Northampton.

This series aims to create a space where BIPOC can come together to celebrate themselves as individuals and as a community. It will be half physical yoga practice and half creative expression. You can learn more about Be Yoga, Angelica, and Safara on their website.






Tuesday, June 29, 2021


5:30 AMStop The Spread Testing Sites and Times



Location:  The Holyoke War Memorial and Holyoke Community College
Contact:  
Description:  

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30th

WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.

  • The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not change at this time.
  • Testing will take place at the front doors to the War Memorial.
  • Members of the public seeking a test will not be allowed to enter the building during testing hours.
  • The line should start at the front door and wrap around on the Maple Street side of the building, if necessary.
  • Testing hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 2pm to 6pm. Testing will run until 6/30/21.

DRIVE UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke

A Stop the Spread test has opened at Holyoke Community College. Testing will run until 6/30/21. The testing will take place at HCC in Lot M, adjacent to the Bartley Center The test site will still be drive-through.

  • The site will operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 7am – 11am. Tuesday and Thursday 2pm -7pm.
  • Turnaround time for results is typically 4 days or fewer.
  • This test site is first come, first serve. There are no appointmentsPlease do not call the Health Department or Holyoke Community College to make an appointment.
  • The test site at Holyoke Community College is a drive-through only test site. Please do not get out of your vehicle. Signage and Campus Police will be readily apparent to help you access the site easily.
  • To help speed up the process, please have your information ready. They will ask for your full name, address (you must be a Massachusetts resident), phone number and email address.
  • There is no cost for the testing. You do not need a referral, nor do you need to be symptomatic.
  • The test style will be the less invasive swab in the lower nostril. The older style that required further insertion of the swab will not be used.
  • If you have previously tested positive, DPH and CDC guidelines do not recommend getting retested at this time.
  • If you are acutely symptomatic, particularly if you have a high fever, consider scheduling a test with your Primary Care Physician.
  • Information on all of the Stop the Spread test sites across the State can be found at:https://www.mass.gov/info-details/stop-the-spread



5:30 AMHolyoke COVID Vaccine Opportunities



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  
Below is a short list of vaccine providers in Holyoke and links to their appointment scheduling platforms.
Some of these locations will allow you to choose between vaccines, if you have a preference.
 
 
Rite Aid in Holyoke: Adults (Rite Aid offers vaccine for children 12+, in locations outside of Holyoke)
 
Stop & Shop in Holyoke: Adults and children 12+
 
Baystate Whitney Avenue: Adults and children 12+
 
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 
A continuación se muestra una breve lista de proveedores de vacunas en Holyoke y enlaces a sus plataformas de programación de citas.
Algunas de estas ubicaciones le permitirán elegir entre vacunas, si tiene alguna preferencia.
 
 
Rite Aid en Holyoke: Adultos (Rite Aid ofrece vacunas para niños mayores de 12 años, en lugares fuera de Holyoke)
 
Stop & Shop en Holyoke: adultos y niños mayores de 12 años
 
Baystate Whitney Avenue: adultos y niños mayores de 12 años



5:30 AM - noneCelebrate in July with alagraphics!



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  


ALA Graphics
 
Celebrate in July!
 
National Anti-Boredom Month
 
National UFO Day
 
Dog Days of Summer
 
Be a Dork Day
 
National Moon Day
 
Harry Potter's Birthday
 
Higher Logic



5:30 AMCovid 19 Vaccination Walk-Ins and Appointments



Location:  
Contact:  Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Description:  

People age 16 and older who live, work, or study in Massachusetts can get vaccinated!

  • The vaccine is free. You will never be asked for a credit card number to make an appointment.
  • The Holyoke Senior Center provides a walk-in clinic every Wednesday from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM, no appointment necessary. (291 Pine Street)
  • Your local CVS Pharmacy is appointment preferred but welcomes walk-ins. It is first come, first serve.
  • For other locations, you can make an appointment here to get a vaccine
  • You can also check here and enter your zip code to see available appointments in your area).
  • The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines require two doses. You should make sure you have a second appointment scheduled from the same site, or know how to schedule it, before leaving your first appointment. Johnson & Johnson/Janssen only requires one dose.
  • You can get a vaccine even if you do not have insurance, a driver’s license, or a Social Security number
  • Be prepared to wait 15 to 30 minutes after receiving the vaccine for observation.

Additional Info:

  • Bring an ID with your name, if you have one, to verify your name in the vaccination system.
  • Bring your health insurance card, if you have one. Your insurance will be billed at no cost to you. You do not need to be insured to receive the vaccine.
  • If you arrive early, please wait in your car until your appointment time.
  • Wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth.
  • You will get a vaccination card that tells you which COVID-19 vaccine you received, and when and where you received it. If you received the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, the card will remind you to return for a second dose.
  • The vaccination site will tell you when to come back for your second appointment, if applicable.

For Any Questions, Call 2-1-1 or visit Mass.Gov




5:30 AM - noneThe 2021 Big Library Read Is Coming!



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  

#BigLibraryRead begins soon! The featured title ‘The Quiet Girl’ by S.F. Kosa is available with no waitlists or holds June 28 - July 12 from our digital collection! Visit biglibraryread.com for more information on this online book club event.

BONUS: Use #biglibraryread on social media for a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy tablet & signed book from the author!




5:30 PM - 7:00 PMBe Yoga: A BIPOC Yoga Series



Location:  Thornes Marketplace Third Floor | 150 Main St, Suite 12, Northampton, MA 01060
Contact:  Angelica Lopez
Description:  

Come join Angelica Lopez and Safara Fisher each Tuesday as they lead a 4-week BIPOC series, entitled Be Yoga, at the Yoga Sanctuary in Northampton.

This series aims to create a space where BIPOC can come together to celebrate themselves as individuals and as a community. It will be half physical yoga practice and half creative expression. You can learn more about Be Yoga, Angelica, and Safara on their website.






Wednesday, June 30, 2021


5:30 AMHolyoke COVID Vaccine Opportunities



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  
Below is a short list of vaccine providers in Holyoke and links to their appointment scheduling platforms.
Some of these locations will allow you to choose between vaccines, if you have a preference.
 
 
Rite Aid in Holyoke: Adults (Rite Aid offers vaccine for children 12+, in locations outside of Holyoke)
 
Stop & Shop in Holyoke: Adults and children 12+
 
Baystate Whitney Avenue: Adults and children 12+
 
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 
A continuación se muestra una breve lista de proveedores de vacunas en Holyoke y enlaces a sus plataformas de programación de citas.
Algunas de estas ubicaciones le permitirán elegir entre vacunas, si tiene alguna preferencia.
 
 
Rite Aid en Holyoke: Adultos (Rite Aid ofrece vacunas para niños mayores de 12 años, en lugares fuera de Holyoke)
 
Stop & Shop en Holyoke: adultos y niños mayores de 12 años
 
Baystate Whitney Avenue: adultos y niños mayores de 12 años



5:30 AMStop The Spread Testing Sites and Times



Location:  The Holyoke War Memorial and Holyoke Community College
Contact:  
Description:  

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30th

WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.

  • The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not change at this time.
  • Testing will take place at the front doors to the War Memorial.
  • Members of the public seeking a test will not be allowed to enter the building during testing hours.
  • The line should start at the front door and wrap around on the Maple Street side of the building, if necessary.
  • Testing hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 2pm to 6pm. Testing will run until 6/30/21.

DRIVE UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke

A Stop the Spread test has opened at Holyoke Community College. Testing will run until 6/30/21. The testing will take place at HCC in Lot M, adjacent to the Bartley Center The test site will still be drive-through.

  • The site will operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 7am – 11am. Tuesday and Thursday 2pm -7pm.
  • Turnaround time for results is typically 4 days or fewer.
  • This test site is first come, first serve. There are no appointmentsPlease do not call the Health Department or Holyoke Community College to make an appointment.
  • The test site at Holyoke Community College is a drive-through only test site. Please do not get out of your vehicle. Signage and Campus Police will be readily apparent to help you access the site easily.
  • To help speed up the process, please have your information ready. They will ask for your full name, address (you must be a Massachusetts resident), phone number and email address.
  • There is no cost for the testing. You do not need a referral, nor do you need to be symptomatic.
  • The test style will be the less invasive swab in the lower nostril. The older style that required further insertion of the swab will not be used.
  • If you have previously tested positive, DPH and CDC guidelines do not recommend getting retested at this time.
  • If you are acutely symptomatic, particularly if you have a high fever, consider scheduling a test with your Primary Care Physician.
  • Information on all of the Stop the Spread test sites across the State can be found at:https://www.mass.gov/info-details/stop-the-spread



5:30 AM - noneCelebrate in July with alagraphics!



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  


ALA Graphics
 
Celebrate in July!
 
National Anti-Boredom Month
 
National UFO Day
 
Dog Days of Summer
 
Be a Dork Day
 
National Moon Day
 
Harry Potter's Birthday
 
Higher Logic



5:30 AM - noneThe 2021 Big Library Read Is Coming!



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  

#BigLibraryRead begins soon! The featured title ‘The Quiet Girl’ by S.F. Kosa is available with no waitlists or holds June 28 - July 12 from our digital collection! Visit biglibraryread.com for more information on this online book club event.

BONUS: Use #biglibraryread on social media for a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy tablet & signed book from the author!




5:30 AMCovid 19 Vaccination Walk-Ins and Appointments



Location:  
Contact:  Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Description:  

People age 16 and older who live, work, or study in Massachusetts can get vaccinated!

  • The vaccine is free. You will never be asked for a credit card number to make an appointment.
  • The Holyoke Senior Center provides a walk-in clinic every Wednesday from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM, no appointment necessary. (291 Pine Street)
  • Your local CVS Pharmacy is appointment preferred but welcomes walk-ins. It is first come, first serve.
  • For other locations, you can make an appointment here to get a vaccine
  • You can also check here and enter your zip code to see available appointments in your area).
  • The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines require two doses. You should make sure you have a second appointment scheduled from the same site, or know how to schedule it, before leaving your first appointment. Johnson & Johnson/Janssen only requires one dose.
  • You can get a vaccine even if you do not have insurance, a driver’s license, or a Social Security number
  • Be prepared to wait 15 to 30 minutes after receiving the vaccine for observation.

Additional Info:

  • Bring an ID with your name, if you have one, to verify your name in the vaccination system.
  • Bring your health insurance card, if you have one. Your insurance will be billed at no cost to you. You do not need to be insured to receive the vaccine.
  • If you arrive early, please wait in your car until your appointment time.
  • Wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth.
  • You will get a vaccination card that tells you which COVID-19 vaccine you received, and when and where you received it. If you received the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, the card will remind you to return for a second dose.
  • The vaccination site will tell you when to come back for your second appointment, if applicable.

For Any Questions, Call 2-1-1 or visit Mass.Gov






Thursday, July 1, 2021


5:30 AM - noneCelebrate in July with alagraphics!



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  


ALA Graphics
 
Celebrate in July!
 
National Anti-Boredom Month
 
National UFO Day
 
Dog Days of Summer
 
Be a Dork Day
 
National Moon Day
 
Harry Potter's Birthday
 
Higher Logic





Friday, July 2, 2021


5:30 AM - noneCelebrate in July with alagraphics!



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  


ALA Graphics
 
Celebrate in July!
 
National Anti-Boredom Month
 
National UFO Day
 
Dog Days of Summer
 
Be a Dork Day
 
National Moon Day
 
Harry Potter's Birthday
 
Higher Logic





Saturday, July 3, 2021


5:30 AM - noneCelebrate in July with alagraphics!



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  


ALA Graphics
 
Celebrate in July!
 
National Anti-Boredom Month
 
National UFO Day
 
Dog Days of Summer
 
Be a Dork Day
 
National Moon Day
 
Harry Potter's Birthday
 
Higher Logic





Sunday, July 4, 2021


5:30 AM - noneCelebrate in July with alagraphics!



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  


ALA Graphics
 
Celebrate in July!
 
National Anti-Boredom Month
 
National UFO Day
 
Dog Days of Summer
 
Be a Dork Day
 
National Moon Day
 
Harry Potter's Birthday
 
Higher Logic





Monday, July 5, 2021


5:30 AM - noneCelebrate in July with alagraphics!



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  


ALA Graphics
 
Celebrate in July!
 
National Anti-Boredom Month
 
National UFO Day
 
Dog Days of Summer
 
Be a Dork Day
 
National Moon Day
 
Harry Potter's Birthday
 
Higher Logic





Tuesday, July 6, 2021


5:30 AM - noneCelebrate in July with alagraphics!



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  


ALA Graphics
 
Celebrate in July!
 
National Anti-Boredom Month
 
National UFO Day
 
Dog Days of Summer
 
Be a Dork Day
 
National Moon Day
 
Harry Potter's Birthday
 
Higher Logic





Wednesday, July 7, 2021


5:30 AM - noneCelebrate in July with alagraphics!



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  


ALA Graphics
 
Celebrate in July!
 
National Anti-Boredom Month
 
National UFO Day
 
Dog Days of Summer
 
Be a Dork Day
 
National Moon Day
 
Harry Potter's Birthday
 
Higher Logic





Thursday, July 8, 2021


5:30 AM - noneCelebrate in July with alagraphics!



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  


ALA Graphics
 
Celebrate in July!
 
National Anti-Boredom Month
 
National UFO Day
 
Dog Days of Summer
 
Be a Dork Day
 
National Moon Day
 
Harry Potter's Birthday
 
Higher Logic





Friday, July 9, 2021


5:30 AM - noneCelebrate in July with alagraphics!



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  


ALA Graphics
 
Celebrate in July!
 
National Anti-Boredom Month
 
National UFO Day
 
Dog Days of Summer
 
Be a Dork Day
 
National Moon Day
 
Harry Potter's Birthday
 
Higher Logic





Saturday, July 10, 2021


5:30 AM - noneCelebrate in July with alagraphics!



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  


ALA Graphics
 
Celebrate in July!
 
National Anti-Boredom Month
 
National UFO Day
 
Dog Days of Summer
 
Be a Dork Day
 
National Moon Day
 
Harry Potter's Birthday
 
Higher Logic



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Friday, June 25, 2021

5:30 AM
Stop The Spread Testing Sites and Times

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30th

WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.

  • The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not change at this time.
  • Testing will take place at the front doors to the War Memorial.
  • Members of the public seeking a test will not be allowed to enter the building during testing hours.
  • The line should start at the front door and wrap around on the Maple Street side of the building, if necessary.
  • Testing hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 2pm to 6pm. Testing will run until 6/30/21.

DRIVE UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke

A Stop the Spread test has opened at Holyoke Community College. Testing will run until 6/30/21. The testing will take place at HCC in Lot M, adjacent to the Bartley Center The test site will still be drive-through.

  • The site will operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 7am – 11am. Tuesday and Thursday 2pm -7pm.
  • Turnaround time for results is typically 4 days or fewer.
  • This test site is first come, first serve. There are no appointmentsPlease do not call the Health Department or Holyoke Community College to make an appointment.
  • The test site at Holyoke Community College is a drive-through only test site. Please do not get out of your vehicle. Signage and Campus Police will be readily apparent to help you access the site easily.
  • To help speed up the process, please have your information ready. They will ask for your full name, address (you must be a Massachusetts resident), phone number and email address.
  • There is no cost for the testing. You do not need a referral, nor do you need to be symptomatic.
  • The test style will be the less invasive swab in the lower nostril. The older style that required further insertion of the swab will not be used.
  • If you have previously tested positive, DPH and CDC guidelines do not recommend getting retested at this time.
  • If you are acutely symptomatic, particularly if you have a high fever, consider scheduling a test with your Primary Care Physician.
  • Information on all of the Stop the Spread test sites across the State can be found at:https://www.mass.gov/info-details/stop-the-spread


5:30 AM
Holyoke COVID Vaccine Opportunities
Below is a short list of vaccine providers in Holyoke and links to their appointment scheduling platforms.
Some of these locations will allow you to choose between vaccines, if you have a preference.
 
 
Rite Aid in Holyoke: Adults (Rite Aid offers vaccine for children 12+, in locations outside of Holyoke)
 
Stop & Shop in Holyoke: Adults and children 12+
 
Baystate Whitney Avenue: Adults and children 12+
 
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 
A continuación se muestra una breve lista de proveedores de vacunas en Holyoke y enlaces a sus plataformas de programación de citas.
Algunas de estas ubicaciones le permitirán elegir entre vacunas, si tiene alguna preferencia.
 
 
Rite Aid en Holyoke: Adultos (Rite Aid ofrece vacunas para niños mayores de 12 años, en lugares fuera de Holyoke)
 
Stop & Shop en Holyoke: adultos y niños mayores de 12 años
 
Baystate Whitney Avenue: adultos y niños mayores de 12 años


5:30 AM - none
The 2021 Big Library Read Is Coming!

#BigLibraryRead begins soon! The featured title ‘The Quiet Girl’ by S.F. Kosa is available with no waitlists or holds June 28 - July 12 from our digital collection! Visit biglibraryread.com for more information on this online book club event.

BONUS: Use #biglibraryread on social media for a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy tablet & signed book from the author!



5:30 AM - none
Celebrate in July with alagraphics!


ALA Graphics
 
Celebrate in July!
 
National Anti-Boredom Month
 
National UFO Day
 
Dog Days of Summer
 
Be a Dork Day
 
National Moon Day
 
Harry Potter's Birthday
 
Higher Logic


5:30 AM
Covid 19 Vaccination Walk-Ins and Appointments

People age 16 and older who live, work, or study in Massachusetts can get vaccinated!

  • The vaccine is free. You will never be asked for a credit card number to make an appointment.
  • The Holyoke Senior Center provides a walk-in clinic every Wednesday from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM, no appointment necessary. (291 Pine Street)
  • Your local CVS Pharmacy is appointment preferred but welcomes walk-ins. It is first come, first serve.
  • For other locations, you can make an appointment here to get a vaccine
  • You can also check here and enter your zip code to see available appointments in your area).
  • The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines require two doses. You should make sure you have a second appointment scheduled from the same site, or know how to schedule it, before leaving your first appointment. Johnson & Johnson/Janssen only requires one dose.
  • You can get a vaccine even if you do not have insurance, a driver’s license, or a Social Security number
  • Be prepared to wait 15 to 30 minutes after receiving the vaccine for observation.

Additional Info:

  • Bring an ID with your name, if you have one, to verify your name in the vaccination system.
  • Bring your health insurance card, if you have one. Your insurance will be billed at no cost to you. You do not need to be insured to receive the vaccine.
  • If you arrive early, please wait in your car until your appointment time.
  • Wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth.
  • You will get a vaccination card that tells you which COVID-19 vaccine you received, and when and where you received it. If you received the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, the card will remind you to return for a second dose.
  • The vaccination site will tell you when to come back for your second appointment, if applicable.

For Any Questions, Call 2-1-1 or visit Mass.Gov



5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Be Yoga: A BIPOC Yoga Series

Come join Angelica Lopez and Safara Fisher each Tuesday as they lead a 4-week BIPOC series, entitled Be Yoga, at the Yoga Sanctuary in Northampton.

This series aims to create a space where BIPOC can come together to celebrate themselves as individuals and as a community. It will be half physical yoga practice and half creative expression. You can learn more about Be Yoga, Angelica, and Safara on their website.





Saturday, June 26, 2021

5:30 AM - none
The 2021 Big Library Read Is Coming!

#BigLibraryRead begins soon! The featured title ‘The Quiet Girl’ by S.F. Kosa is available with no waitlists or holds June 28 - July 12 from our digital collection! Visit biglibraryread.com for more information on this online book club event.

BONUS: Use #biglibraryread on social media for a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy tablet & signed book from the author!



5:30 AM
Holyoke COVID Vaccine Opportunities
Below is a short list of vaccine providers in Holyoke and links to their appointment scheduling platforms.
Some of these locations will allow you to choose between vaccines, if you have a preference.
 
 
Rite Aid in Holyoke: Adults (Rite Aid offers vaccine for children 12+, in locations outside of Holyoke)
 
Stop & Shop in Holyoke: Adults and children 12+
 
Baystate Whitney Avenue: Adults and children 12+
 
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 
A continuación se muestra una breve lista de proveedores de vacunas en Holyoke y enlaces a sus plataformas de programación de citas.
Algunas de estas ubicaciones le permitirán elegir entre vacunas, si tiene alguna preferencia.
 
 
Rite Aid en Holyoke: Adultos (Rite Aid ofrece vacunas para niños mayores de 12 años, en lugares fuera de Holyoke)
 
Stop & Shop en Holyoke: adultos y niños mayores de 12 años
 
Baystate Whitney Avenue: adultos y niños mayores de 12 años


5:30 AM
Stop The Spread Testing Sites and Times

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30th

WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.

  • The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not change at this time.
  • Testing will take place at the front doors to the War Memorial.
  • Members of the public seeking a test will not be allowed to enter the building during testing hours.
  • The line should start at the front door and wrap around on the Maple Street side of the building, if necessary.
  • Testing hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 2pm to 6pm. Testing will run until 6/30/21.

DRIVE UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke

A Stop the Spread test has opened at Holyoke Community College. Testing will run until 6/30/21. The testing will take place at HCC in Lot M, adjacent to the Bartley Center The test site will still be drive-through.

  • The site will operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 7am – 11am. Tuesday and Thursday 2pm -7pm.
  • Turnaround time for results is typically 4 days or fewer.
  • This test site is first come, first serve. There are no appointmentsPlease do not call the Health Department or Holyoke Community College to make an appointment.
  • The test site at Holyoke Community College is a drive-through only test site. Please do not get out of your vehicle. Signage and Campus Police will be readily apparent to help you access the site easily.
  • To help speed up the process, please have your information ready. They will ask for your full name, address (you must be a Massachusetts resident), phone number and email address.
  • There is no cost for the testing. You do not need a referral, nor do you need to be symptomatic.
  • The test style will be the less invasive swab in the lower nostril. The older style that required further insertion of the swab will not be used.
  • If you have previously tested positive, DPH and CDC guidelines do not recommend getting retested at this time.
  • If you are acutely symptomatic, particularly if you have a high fever, consider scheduling a test with your Primary Care Physician.
  • Information on all of the Stop the Spread test sites across the State can be found at:https://www.mass.gov/info-details/stop-the-spread


5:30 AM - none
Celebrate in July with alagraphics!


ALA Graphics
 
Celebrate in July!
 
National Anti-Boredom Month
 
National UFO Day
 
Dog Days of Summer
 
Be a Dork Day
 
National Moon Day
 
Harry Potter's Birthday
 
Higher Logic


5:30 AM
Covid 19 Vaccination Walk-Ins and Appointments

People age 16 and older who live, work, or study in Massachusetts can get vaccinated!

  • The vaccine is free. You will never be asked for a credit card number to make an appointment.
  • The Holyoke Senior Center provides a walk-in clinic every Wednesday from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM, no appointment necessary. (291 Pine Street)
  • Your local CVS Pharmacy is appointment preferred but welcomes walk-ins. It is first come, first serve.
  • For other locations, you can make an appointment here to get a vaccine
  • You can also check here and enter your zip code to see available appointments in your area).
  • The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines require two doses. You should make sure you have a second appointment scheduled from the same site, or know how to schedule it, before leaving your first appointment. Johnson & Johnson/Janssen only requires one dose.
  • You can get a vaccine even if you do not have insurance, a driver’s license, or a Social Security number
  • Be prepared to wait 15 to 30 minutes after receiving the vaccine for observation.

Additional Info:

  • Bring an ID with your name, if you have one, to verify your name in the vaccination system.
  • Bring your health insurance card, if you have one. Your insurance will be billed at no cost to you. You do not need to be insured to receive the vaccine.
  • If you arrive early, please wait in your car until your appointment time.
  • Wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth.
  • You will get a vaccination card that tells you which COVID-19 vaccine you received, and when and where you received it. If you received the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, the card will remind you to return for a second dose.
  • The vaccination site will tell you when to come back for your second appointment, if applicable.

For Any Questions, Call 2-1-1 or visit Mass.Gov



5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Be Yoga: A BIPOC Yoga Series

Come join Angelica Lopez and Safara Fisher each Tuesday as they lead a 4-week BIPOC series, entitled Be Yoga, at the Yoga Sanctuary in Northampton.

This series aims to create a space where BIPOC can come together to celebrate themselves as individuals and as a community. It will be half physical yoga practice and half creative expression. You can learn more about Be Yoga, Angelica, and Safara on their website.





Sunday, June 27, 2021

5:30 AM - none
The 2021 Big Library Read Is Coming!

#BigLibraryRead begins soon! The featured title ‘The Quiet Girl’ by S.F. Kosa is available with no waitlists or holds June 28 - July 12 from our digital collection! Visit biglibraryread.com for more information on this online book club event.

BONUS: Use #biglibraryread on social media for a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy tablet & signed book from the author!



5:30 AM
Stop The Spread Testing Sites and Times

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30th

WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.

  • The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not change at this time.
  • Testing will take place at the front doors to the War Memorial.
  • Members of the public seeking a test will not be allowed to enter the building during testing hours.
  • The line should start at the front door and wrap around on the Maple Street side of the building, if necessary.
  • Testing hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 2pm to 6pm. Testing will run until 6/30/21.

DRIVE UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke

A Stop the Spread test has opened at Holyoke Community College. Testing will run until 6/30/21. The testing will take place at HCC in Lot M, adjacent to the Bartley Center The test site will still be drive-through.

  • The site will operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 7am – 11am. Tuesday and Thursday 2pm -7pm.
  • Turnaround time for results is typically 4 days or fewer.
  • This test site is first come, first serve. There are no appointmentsPlease do not call the Health Department or Holyoke Community College to make an appointment.
  • The test site at Holyoke Community College is a drive-through only test site. Please do not get out of your vehicle. Signage and Campus Police will be readily apparent to help you access the site easily.
  • To help speed up the process, please have your information ready. They will ask for your full name, address (you must be a Massachusetts resident), phone number and email address.
  • There is no cost for the testing. You do not need a referral, nor do you need to be symptomatic.
  • The test style will be the less invasive swab in the lower nostril. The older style that required further insertion of the swab will not be used.
  • If you have previously tested positive, DPH and CDC guidelines do not recommend getting retested at this time.
  • If you are acutely symptomatic, particularly if you have a high fever, consider scheduling a test with your Primary Care Physician.
  • Information on all of the Stop the Spread test sites across the State can be found at:https://www.mass.gov/info-details/stop-the-spread


5:30 AM
Holyoke COVID Vaccine Opportunities
Below is a short list of vaccine providers in Holyoke and links to their appointment scheduling platforms.
Some of these locations will allow you to choose between vaccines, if you have a preference.
 
 
Rite Aid in Holyoke: Adults (Rite Aid offers vaccine for children 12+, in locations outside of Holyoke)
 
Stop & Shop in Holyoke: Adults and children 12+
 
Baystate Whitney Avenue: Adults and children 12+
 
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 
A continuación se muestra una breve lista de proveedores de vacunas en Holyoke y enlaces a sus plataformas de programación de citas.
Algunas de estas ubicaciones le permitirán elegir entre vacunas, si tiene alguna preferencia.
 
 
Rite Aid en Holyoke: Adultos (Rite Aid ofrece vacunas para niños mayores de 12 años, en lugares fuera de Holyoke)
 
Stop & Shop en Holyoke: adultos y niños mayores de 12 años
 
Baystate Whitney Avenue: adultos y niños mayores de 12 años


5:30 AM - none
Celebrate in July with alagraphics!


ALA Graphics
 
Celebrate in July!
 
National Anti-Boredom Month
 
National UFO Day
 
Dog Days of Summer
 
Be a Dork Day
 
National Moon Day
 
Harry Potter's Birthday