Information and Reference

"In the nonstop tsunami of global information, librarians provide us with floaties and teach us to swim."  -Linton Weeks

Reference librarians are available to: 

  • Locate information
  • Help with research projects or homework
  • Find books, articles or other library materials
  • Request items
  • Provide assistance with internet / public computer use
  • Teach you how to use ebooks and mobile devices
  • Reserve a study room or meeting room

News & Events

Computer classes:  Library staff and volunteers are available to provide one-on-one assistance. To request an individual tech help session, please visit our Technology Help page. You will be contacted by a Reference Librarian to schedule your appointment. Drop-in technology help is also available on Mondays from 12 to 2 pm — ask at the Reference Desk to get started. Drop-in sessions are limited to a maximum of 30 minutes per person. 

Contact the Westwood Public Library Reference Staff:

PHONE SERVICE: Please call us at: 781-320-1045 during library hours.
EMAIL US:  at “Ask A Librarian". Please be sure to include any important keywords that relate to your subject.
For in-depth research questions, please visit at the Information Desk located on the 2nd floor of the Westwood Public Library during library hours.