Due to the snowstorm, the HCC campus will be closed on Wednesday, January 17. All day and evening activities are cancelled. The Bartley Center will also be closed. Stay safe!

Ask a 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
  • Text us a question at 413-282-8552
    We respond to text messages at least once a day when the library is open. 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. 
  • Request a consultation with a librarian HCC students can request a 30-45 minute individual research consultation. Schedule an appointment!
  • Send your question now to HCC's online reference service Ask the Librarian (we'll reply within a business day):

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