Visit the Holyoke Public Library to register for this summer’s reading program, Libraries Rock!


The Children’s program officially began on Monday, July 2nd and is open to students grades K-8. Simply pick up a reading log and start reading. Read for thirty minutes a day, fill out your log, and return it to the library every Friday in July to pick up that week’s prize.  Children who participate in all five weeks of the program will be invited to our summer reading party on Thursday, August, 2nd at 1:00pm.


At this Aug. event, all participants will be in the running for the Grand Prizes. 

Each child gets one ticket per 30minutes of reading which they can put into the running for some great prizes including a Kindle and a Ukele beginner set!


Call and register for any of our great free programs listed below. If you have any questions please call Jason or Nathan at 413-420-8105.






Visite la Biblioteca Pública de Holyoke a partir del lunes, 25 de junio para inscribirte en el programa de lectura de este verano.

El programa comienza oficialmente el lunes, 2 de julio y está abierto a estudiantes de los grados K-8. Sólo tienes que elegir un registro de lectura y comenzar a leer. Lee por treinta minutos al día, llena tu registro, y traelo a la biblioteca todos los viernes en julio para recoger el premio de esa semana.

Los niños que participen en las cinco semanas del programa serán invitados a nuestra fiesta de programa de verano el jueves, 2 de agosto a las 1:00 pm.  Llama, regístrate y participa de nuestros grandes programas gratuitos que figuran a continuación. Si tienes alguna pregunta por favor llama a Jason o Nathan al 413-420-8105.

Welcome to the Children's Department!

Childrens RoomWe are excited about all of the fun programs going on in the Children's Department and we hope you have time to visit our amazing space soon!  The Children's Department offers books, magazines, computers, games, puzzles, crafts, story times  and so much more.  We are bright, we are spacious and we are fun for the whole family.  Click on our activities/events tab to check out all the great things we have going on.

If you have any questions give us a call at 420-8105 and ask for Jason or Nathan.  Hope to see you at the library


Miss Humblebee's Academy

miss humblebees academy

Miss 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.


Scholastic BookFlix


Scholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning.  This engaging resource for children in grades PreK-3 will help early readers develop and practice essential reading skills and introduces students to a world of knowledge and exploration.


Your children can access Scholastic BookFlix anywhere there is an Internet connection –it’s like having access to the library’s collection 24 hours a day, seven days a week!  BookFlix includes:


  • More than 120 classic video storybooks each paired with a related nonfiction eBook.
  • Spanish language versions of more than 30 pairs.
  • Read-aloud supports so students can hear each book narrated and also hear definitions of key words and directions for each activity read aloud.
  • Educational games and activities so children can show what they have learned.
  • Safe, age-appropriate web links selected by Scholastic’s editors so kids can extend their learning on a topic.
  • Meet the author section to learn more about the author of each fiction book.


Scholastic BookFlix is specifically created to support non-, beginning and reluctant readers – it’s the perfect resource for independent reading practice at the library and at home! 


Academic Resources for Your Child

Use this website to work on literacy with your child.

Browse grade-level material for math, literacy, academic games and so much more!

Read stories and enjoy their math arcade!

For the scholar that loves to play games to learn, this is the site for you!