Holyoke Public Library
250 Chestnut Street - Holyoke, MA 01040

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HPL Niche Academy

A Free Compendium of Useful Lessons and Tips For Many Topics!

Wondering how to use a certain program? Curious about stocks? Want tips to handle debt?

Click here to find and learn about hundreds of different topics via Niche Academy and the Holyoke Public Library!

These online live tutor services connects people who want to learn with experts who love to teach. It is an online resource where patrons access real-time assistance through the intuitive Brainfuse online classroom. Brainfuse tutors are trained to not provide answers, but to help users master a problem's underlying academic concepts.

  offers tutoring and homework help services in Spanish for all subjects offered in English.

  provides live help in job hunting and bridges the divide by connecting users with experienced career coaches and vast resources to assist them during all stages of their job search.

  helps veterans and their families understand and apply for the benefits they are eligible for from local, state, or federal programs. From housing and health care to education, mental health, and more, VetNow navigators are ready to help.

Learning Express Library

Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life.

 Holyoke Public Library's Lumos StepUp for MCAS Assessment Subscription. Click here to login.

An online comprehensive supplemental study program for students in elementary and middle schools.

The Scientifically Based, Award Winning Language Learning System that allows anybody... At Any Age Or Skill Level ... To Master a Different Language. Try Rocket Languages today with just your library card!

Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online. As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost! Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.

Universal Class provides over 500 courses covering 30 subject areas including: 

• Computer Training • Personal Finance
• How to / Do It Yourself • General Education
• Business • Pet & Animal Care
• Career Training • Health & Medicine
• Arts, Crafts & Hobbies
• And Much More!

Celebrate Creativity
Learn about and improve your skills in hobbies and crafts! Creativebug.com has more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.

Free Online Music Lessons! ArtistWorks for Libraries provides world-class instruction through self-paced video lessons from Grammy Award-winning music and artistic professionals!