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Ebook collection with many popular titles available in EPub, PDF, and Blio formats. Apps are available for Android and iOS.

Includes a great repository of curated primary sources perfect for educational and historical research as well as a growing collection of small-medium presses. Check out the graphic novels or the Dummies books!

For step by step instructions, check for your device in the list below. If your device is not listed, please call the Reference Department at 594-1800 ext. 108.

A very large collection of content well-suited for academic research as well as technical guides for the DIY enthusiast.

Freading is an online catalog of Ebooks that are always available to check out. There are no waiting lists for any titles in Freading. Each week, you will get five tokens to use to borrow Ebooks. Ebooks cost between 1 and 4 tokens, depending on popularity. You can choose to spend your tokens, or save them for up to three weeks. To set up your device and computer, follow the instructions for setting up your device in the pamphlets listed below. Kindle books are not available in Freading at this time.

hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. hoopla is like having the Chicopee Public Library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.

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Locations & Hours

Emily L. Partyka
Central Library
449 Front St
Chicopee, MA
Map or Directions

  1. Monday: 9am-9pm
  2. Tuesday: 9am-9pm
  3. Wednesday: 9am-9pm
  4. Thursday: 9am-9pm
  5. Friday: 9am-5pm
  6. Saturday: 9am-4pm
  7. Sunday: 12pm-4pm