About Us


Visit: Circulation Desk, Library Main Floor
Call: 413.662.5321
Text: 413.241.6662
Frequently Asked Questions


As of Wednesday, Nov. 25th no in person visits to the library will be permitted until spring semester, but we are still here for you.

  • Library staff remain available Monday through Friday, 9am - 5pm via phone (413-662-5321) and email (library@mcla.edu).
  • Doorside pickup is now available as an option for MCLA students, faculty, and staff who wish to borrow books and DVDs from the library collection.
  • Librarians are available for research help via our Ask Us service, where we can answer questions via chat, email, phone, and text. This service is available Sunday 5pm-10pm, Monday through Thursday 9am-10pm, and Friday 9am-5pm.
  • You can also set up a one-on-one appointment with a librarian via Microsoft Teams, where we can share screens and have the next best thing to an in-person interaction.