Curbside Holds Pick-up Information and FAQs

Curbside Holds Pickup at the Westwood Public Library is now live!

“Curbside Holds Pickup" Service is available Monday: 10 AM - 7PM, Wednesday: 10PM-7PM and Friday: 10AM - 5PM. See below for more information!


Curbside Pick-up & Book Return FAQs

Place holds on library materials through the Library’s Catalog, the Minuteman Mobile App, or you can phone library staff at 781-326-7562. 

Are you looking for some reading suggestions? We want to help get great books into your hands this via our new ReadNEXT: Adult Book Bundles

Don't know what to pick for kids and teens? Check out the librarian selected Children's & Teen's Book Bundles options. Just tell us age/grade of readers and select book bundles based on topic and genre! You can always email the kids department directly for suggestions at wwdchildrens@gmail.com or call 781-320-1042 to speak to a Children's or Teen's Librarian. 

While the number of holds is not limited, if you can limit your holds to one library card per family, that would aid us in streamlining the holds process and will also help ensure the health and safety of library staff and customers.

You will be notified when your items are ready either through email, text or a phone call depending on your library account setup.  

Please phone the library to schedule your pickup, 781-326-7562. Or click here to use the online form.

When you arrive at the library on your arranged pick up date, you will be able to locate your items on the shelfs in the front lobby. Books and bags will be arranged alphabetically by last name.

Yes, all materials in the front lobby are check out, and a due date receipt will be included with your items. All materials are checked out for their regular loan periods.

The Library is open for normal operations. 

Monday-Thursday

10:00 AM- 8:00 PM

Friday

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Saturday 

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

 

 

At this time, there is no public access the Islington Branch Library as it is being renovated.

Westwood residents can register for temporary virtual library cards through the Library’s Catalog.

Please note that the Friends of the Library are unable to accept any book donations at this time. If you would like to support the Friend's of the Westwood Public Library click here to learn how you can help.

...placing a hold?: Call 781-320-1045 or 781-326-7562, email wwdmail1@minlib.net or Ask a Librarian.

...scheduling a time to browse, pick-up holds, or change my day?: Call 781-326-7562, or submit your request to Ask a Librarian.

...using digital ressources i.e OverDrive/Libby, Hoopla, Kanopy, ReferenceUSA, NewsBank, etc?: Call the Information Desk at 781-320-1045, email wwdmail1@minlib.net or submit your question to Ask a Librarian.