Special Collections

Holyoke Public Library
335 Maple Street
Holyoke MA , 01040
FAX: (413)532-4230
General email:
Institution Contact(s):
  Maria G. Pagan, Library Director (413)322-5640 library@ci.holyoke.ma.us
Hours: M-Th 8:30AM-8:30PM F,Sa 8:30AM-4:00PM
Seasonal Hours:
  Summer Hours: M-W 8:30AM-6:00PM Th,Fr 8:30:5:00PM
Closings: If Holyoke Public School system is closed due to weather conditions, the library will be closed also
Online Catalog:
  Web: http://wmars.cwmars.org/search~27/
Services for the Disabled:
  Americans with Disabilities Act accessible Handicapped parking
Name: Holyoke History Room
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Devon Dawson, Archivist (413)534-2213 library@ci.holyoke.ma.us
Hours: Tu,Th 9:00AM-5:00PM Sa 9:00AM-4:00PM
Seasonal Hours:
  Summer Hours: Tu,Th 9:00AM-5:00PM Closed Saturday
Collections: 3
Formats: 52 linear feet of manuscripts 112 linear feet of archives 4 linear feet of monographs 5 linear feet of maps 32 linear feet of photographs 12 linear feet of pamphlets 100 linear feet of microforms 1 linear foot of video tapes
Collection Description:
  Holyoke State Railway Collection (emphasis on Trolleys)
Valley Players (summer stock; photos, programs, financial records)
Holyoke Savings Bank, Ledgers and Photos (1855-1955)
Access: Collection(s) are available by appointment only Access only in reading room, supervised
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff Self-service copying (change needed)
Loans: No loans permitted
Finding Guides Available:
  General repository guide Guides for manuscript collection Guide to photographic collection