Local Libraries

A guide to area libraries.

Holyoke Community College Library

Regular Hours:

Monday - Thursday 8am - 8:30pm
Friday 8am - 4:30pm
Saturday 10am - 2pm


Circulation Policy

Circulation Policy

The Holyoke Community College Library extends borrowing privileges to its own students, faculty, and staff as well as the students, faculty, and staff of CLGS institutions (Cooperating Libraries of Greater Springfield), and the general public. Students must present a validated HCC photo identification card at the circulation desk in order to borrow library material. CLGS users are required to present a valid I.D. card from their college. The general public may apply for an HCC resident card. Students from area secondary and grammar schools may apply for an HCC library card by presenting their school I.D. or a letter from their school librarian on school letterhead. All users are entitled to full use of the HCC Library and accept the obligations and responsibilities that this courtesy entails.

HCC Library

Holyoke Community College Library

303 Homestead Avenue
Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 538-2424

The entrance to the library is on the second floor of the Donahue building.

Library Web Site

Borrowing Priveleges

Non - HCC Students may use the HCC Library:

  • If you are enrolled at another college or you are a high school student, bring your validated student ID card from that college.
  • Pre-secondary school students will need a note from your school librarian or parent and your social security number.
  • You will be issued a card which you must present each time you borrow or renew library material. There is a $3.00 fee for replacing a lost card.