Communities open cooling centers across western Massachusetts

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Western Massachusetts could experience a heat wave over the next few days. Several communities have opened cooling centers during the extreme heat.

Agawam:

  • Friday, the Agawam Library, 750 Cooper Street will be available from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Friday, the Senior Center, 954 Main Street will be available from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM and Sunday from Noon – 5:00 PM
  • Monday through Friday both the library and Senior center will be open during business hours 

Holyoke: 

  • Holyoke Public Library, 250 Chestnut St.- open Friday from 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday 8:30 AM- 6:00 PM, Tuesday 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Holyoke Community Library, 303 Homestead Ave.- open Friday 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM, Monday 8:30 AM – 8:30 PM, Tuesday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM 
  • Holyoke Mall, 50 Holyoke St. – open Friday 10:00 AM – 9:30 PM, Saturday 10:00 AM- 9:30 PM, Sunday 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Monday 10:00 AM – 9:30 PM, Tuesday 10:00 AM – 9:30 PM 
  • Holyoke Council on Aging, 291 Pine St. – open 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM, Tuesday 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM 
  • Jones Ferry River Access Center, 25 Jones Ferry Road. Shady, cool riverfront location
  • Mt. Tom State Reservation, 125 Reservation Road. Shady, cool, forested, pond

Northampton:

  • Saturday, Forbes Library, 20 West Street will be available from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM 
  • Saturday, Monday and Tuesday, Lilly Library, 19 Meadow Street will be available from 10:00 AM- 5:00 PM. It will be open Sunday from 1:00 PM – 5:00PM
  • Sunday, Senior Center, 67 Conz Street will be available from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. It will also be available Monday And Tuesday from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday, Northampton Police Department lobby, 29 Center Street will be available from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Springfield:

  • Brightwood Library, 359 Plainfield St., open Friday 9:00 AM -5:00 PM, Monday 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
  • East Forest Park Library, 122 Island Pond Rd., open Friday 10:00 AM-5:00 PM, Saturday 11:00 A.M. – 3:00 PM, Monday 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
  • East Springfield Library, 21 Osborne Ter., open Friday 1:00 PM-5:00 PM, Saturday 11:00 A.M. – 3:00 PM, Monday 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
  • Forest Park Library, 380 Belmont Ave., open Friday 1:00 PM-5:00 PM, Saturday 11:00 A.M. – 3:00 PM, Monday 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
  • Indian Orchard Library, 44 Oak St., open Friday 1:00 PM-5:00 PM, Saturday 11:00 A.M. – 3:00 PM, Monday 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Library Express at Pine Point, 204 Boston Rd., open Friday 1:00 PM-5:00 PM, Monday 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
  • Mason Square Library, 765 State St., Friday 1:00 PM-5:00 PM, Saturday 11:00 A.M. – 3:00 PM, Monday 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
  • Sixteen Acres Library, 1187 Parker St., Friday 1:00 PM-5:00 PM, Saturday 11:00 A.M. – 3:00 PM, Monday 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
  • Clodo Concepcion Center, 1187 1/2 Parker St., Friday 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM, Saturday 9:00 AM- 8:00 PM, Sunday 9:00 AM- 8:00 PM
  • Hungry Hill Senior Center, 773 Librerty St., Friday 8:00AM – 4:00 PM, Saturday 9:00 AM- 8:00 PM, Sunday 9:00 AM- 8:00 PM
  • Raymond A. Jordan Senior Center, 1476 Roosevelt Ave., Friday 8:00 AM- 4:00 PM, Saturday 9:00 AM- 8:00 PM, Sunday 9:00 AM- 8:00 PM, Monday 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM
  • Riverview Center, 122 Clyde St., Saturday 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM, Sunday 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM

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