Ask the Librarian

  • In person or by phone. For personalized assistance with research or class assignments, visit or phone the Reference Desk. The phone number is 413.552.2424. Find out when the library is open on our hours page.
  • Text us a question at 413.282.8552
    We respond to text messages at least once a day when the library is open (the hours page lists our schedule). Although you can ask any question, the service works best for simple, quick questions. If you have a more in depth question or need a more immediate response, please call us at 413.552.2424 or just stop by.

  • Send your question now to HCC's online reference service Ask the Librarian (we'll reply within a business day).

  • Request a consultation with a librarian HCC students can request a 30-45 minute individual research consultation. Schedule an appointment!

 The main library phone number is 413.552.2372. To contact specific library staff members, consult the Library Staff Directory.

Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. 
Holyoke, MA 01040 
413.552.2372 (Circulation Desk) 
413.552.2424 (Reference Desk)
Ask the Librarian