Ebooks & Digital Downloads
Westwood Library: 24/7
You can use your Minuteman Library Card from home, work, school - anywhere in the world - to download or stream thousands of eBooks & digital audio books, TV series, movies & documentaries - including The Great Courses®. Keep scrolling to learn more!
Get beyond the paywall
Are you looking for expert, peer-reviewed information, or just want to read an article that requires a costly subscription? Your library card includes access to The Boston Globe, The New York Times, and hundreds of domestic and international newspapers, along with transcripts from TV and radio. Read Consumer Reports, learn a new langurage, work on your genealogy project or get business data and intel without leaving the couch. View the full list of offerings here.
*Updated 3/25/2020*: Many publishers and digital media platforms have removed paywalls and expanded open acess. For a partial list, visit the Digital Content Now Available due to COVID-19.
Hoopla provides online and mobile access to eBooks, audiobooks, comics, music, movies, and TV. With hoopla and your library card, you can borrow, instantly stream, and download dynamic content via hoopla’s mobile app or www.hoopladigital.com. All you need to get started is your library card and a web browser, smart phone, or tablet. Learn more and get started at hoopladigital.com. Need help? Visit the hoopla Help page or Ask a Librarian.
Kanopy is a video-streaming platform dedicated to thoughtful and thought-provoking films. Kanopy delivers a diverse collection of 30,000+ enriching films — including The Great Courses®, World Cinema,cDocumentaries, Indie Films and more. Kanopy is available to stream anytime and anywhere — from desktop to TV to tablet
Learn more and get started at westwoodlibrary.kanopy.com. Need help? Visit the Kanopy Help page or Ask a Librarian.
Libby, by OverDrive
Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. You can even send and read your borrowed ebooks to your Kindle ereader (U.S. only)! It’s free and easy to get started for new users and a streamlined experience for current OverDrive app users.
Learn more and get started at overdrive.com/apps/libby. Need help? Visit the Libby Help page or Ask a Librarian.
Mango is the only personalized, adaptive language-learning experience that provides the tools and guidance you need to expand your language skills wherever and however you learn best. Choose from over 70 world languages, including English.
Learn more and get started at mangolanguages.com. Need help? Visit the Mango Support page or Ask a Librarian.
Community Supported Film
New Immigrant and Refugee Visions (NIRV) is a collection of documentary films made by and about new immigrants. Need help? Ask a Librarian.
Not sure what to read? Check out Book Page online for some ideas.