In House Program

Wed., May 18 at 6:30

Family Event" Stretch Your Budget & Grow Your Own

With the rapid inflation of prices on food -- are you wondering if there are ways to save money, while still taking nutrition and your health into account? Join us on May 18th to discuss how to best grocery shop on a budget and utilize gardening techniques at home! Registered Dietitian and Community Garden President, Dominique Deslauriers, will be speaking on these topics and answering any questions you may have along the way.  In the Community Room

Stretch Your Budget




Pufferfish Foam Magnents

Our May children’s take and make craft will be a Pufferfish Magnet. Children up to age 10 are invited to stop into the Children’s Room and pick up a bag to bring home.  Craft bags will be available from the 2nd through the 21st or while supplies last.  ONE bag per child please so more kids get to participate.  NO pre-registration is needed.  Just pop in and grab a bag!

Puffer Fish


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Click Here for Upcoming Teen Programs

Teen Takeaways
Teens ages 11 through High School enjoy our monthly Teen Takeaways. Sign up once and receive a new Takeaway every month! A craft with all supplies and directions provided, as well as some other goodies in each bag! No monthly meetings or online meetings! Craft on your own time with no pressure or stress! This month's Teen Takeaway features herb gardening! 


Got WiFi? The library does and we're lending it out!

Borrow one of our new mobile hotspots for Internet service on the go. These small devices create a WiFi signal you can connect your device to. Hotspots can be borrowed for 3 weeks and must be checked out on an adult's card.

Hotspot link


Library Mission Statement

from our new Strategic Plan FY2022 - 2026

South Hadley Public Library serves as a safe community gathering space where all library patrons are welcomed with dignity and respect. The library’s collections, programs, and services will reflect both the town of South Hadley and the world at large. The library will collaborate with community partners to provide a comfortable environment that is reflective and responsive to the recreational, educational, and cultural needs of our library users.

Commission on Disabilities Survey

The Commission is currently doing a survey to help us understand the needs of the community members with disabilities. We are asking for your assistance in the survey. Click here for the survey.

To request a paper survey, contact commission  clerk Larry Dubois at  (413) 531-9561.  Surveys can also be made available in large print. 


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.

Access eBooks and eAudiobooks

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.

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