South Hadley Public Library


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South Hadley Public Library

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SHPL is open our full schedule!

Gaylord open on Thursday-Friday-Saturday

South Hadley Public Library is open our regular hours of

  • Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday from 9:30 to 8:00
  • Thursday-Friday from 9:30 to 6:00
  • Saturday 9:30 to 1:00

Our branch library, the Gaylord Memorial Library at 47 College Street, is open for browsing in the rotunda on Thursday & Friday afternoons from 1:00 to 5:00 and Saturday mornings from 10:00 to 12:00

Patrons who are unvaccinated or at risk are advised to wear a mask when visiting the library.

2021 Summer Library Program

Tails & Tales all summer long!

Tails & Tales Online Registration

The theme for our 2021 Summer Library Program is Tails & Tales, featuring stories and programs about animals.  Programs will be offered for children, teens, and adults with registration beginning on the last day of school: Wednesday, June 16.  Animal related programming will continue through August. CLICK HERE for our online registration form or stop by the library today!

Need a library card?

New to town? New to the library? You can fill out our online library card application by clicking here!

Homebound Delivery for Residents

Services provided via the Gaylord Memorial Library

Our homebound service is accepting new applications from South Hadley residents who have health or transportation issues that keep them from the library.  Materials are selected and delivered by library staff on a monthly basis. Homebound delivery recipients must be home or have a household member available to receive the contactless delivery at the scheduled date/time.  Interested residents may print out or fill out an online application or call the Gaylord Library at 413-538-5047 to register.

Gaylord Memorial Library

The Gaylord Memorial Library, right across from Mount Holyoke College, is a branch of the South Hadley Public Library and offers full library services in a historic setting near the Village Commons and town center.

What's new at the library?

For a list of the most recently arrived materials at the library, click here.  You can also sign up for a weekly newsletter that lists new books, movies, music, and more!