The Friends of the Holyoke Public Library, Inc., offers a variety of merchandise for sale. You can support a worthy cause and at the same time acquire collectable Holyoke items that could become treasured heirlooms!
See the items in the display case in the lobby of the library. You may buy the items there (ask library staff at the Circulation Desk) or use the order form below.
These 24K gold-plated ornaments are designed exclusively for the Friends of the Holyoke Public Library. We select the Holyoke image from which the ornament will be created and order a supply for each holiday season. Most are $14.00 each. They come in small gift boxes with an information card giving historic details.
Elizur Holyoke Trolley Car $14.00
Holyoke City Hall $14.00
Holyoke Dam $14.00
Holyoke Public Library $14.00
Holyoke Opera House $14.00
NEW for 2012: Holyoke City Hall Stained Glass Window $18.00 ($2.00 goes to the Stained Glass Window Restoration Fund). Note the colors! Our first ornament in color!
The Holyoke Historic Tapestry
This tapestry—woven using two layers, the background is natural, and another of contrasting multi-color is 48"x65" 100% pre-washed cotton machine washable. The tapestry showcases Holyoke's past and present and is on sale at the Holyoke Public Library. The afghan features 13 woven illustrations dealing with Holyoke—Holyoke Public Library, City Hall, Kenilworth Castle, Mt. Tom Summit House, Y.M.C.A. Birthplace of Volleyball, Railroad Station, Holyoke Dam, Canals - Industry, and the Soldier's Monument at Veteran's Park. In addition, it highlight Wisteriahurst, the Carousel at Holyoke Heritage State Park, St. Patrick's Parade and the Mt. Tom Ski area. A booklet is included with each tapestry, giving the history behind each of the illustrations.
The price is $49.95. If you cannot get to the library, but would like to get the Historic Holyoke Tapestry, the Friends will mail your order for an extra $6.95 for postage. Give us a call at (413) 322-5640 or by e-mail at library @ ci.holyoke.ma.us
Book Tote Bags $5.00
Wooden Library Replica $10.00
Images of Holyoke Craig Della Penna put together a wonderful pictorial representation of old Holyoke MA using pictures from local historical archives. Get a feel for what life was like during the turn of the century, and some visions of how it has changed. (1997) $19.99
Mountain Park by Jay Ducharme (2008) $19.99
Holyoke Postcards Book by Devon Dawson (2004) $19.99
Actividades Musicales en Puerto Rico by Catherine Dower (2007) $19.00
Buy these at the Library, or you may place an order by mail using this Ordering Form for Friends Merchandise
Please make your check payable to the "Friends of the Holyoke Public Library" and send to
Friends of the Holyoke Public Library
P.O. Box 604
Holyoke, MA 01041
(413) 322-5640 Fax (413) 532-4230
There is an additional $6.95 charge for each item shipped. Call for more information.
(no tax - we are non-profit)
Method of Payment
Check ____ Money Order ____ Other __________
Friends members get a DISCOUNT of 20% off the cost of the historic
being sold by the Holyoke Public Library Corporation.