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.