NEW! HWPL to Go – Holds Pick Up Window Now Open!

If it’s on our shelves it’s available to you!

How it works:

  • Search the online catalog for items you would like to read, watch or listen to.
  • Place your hold using your Library Card number and PIN (typically the last four digits of your phone number OR the last four digits of your card #).
  • Wait until you receive an email or a call saying your item is waiting on the hold shelf.
  • Come by the pick-up window at the Library and pick up your items.
  • IF you are unable to use the catalog please email us at or call us at 978-468-5577 ext. 618.
  • UPDATED!  The holds pick-up window hours beginning Monday, July 20 will be:
    Monday 10:00am-4:00pm, Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 10:00am-7:00pm, Friday 10:00am-4:00pm
  • For more information click here for our FAQ’s


  • Staff are wearing masks and gloves while handling all library materials.
  • Staff are disinfecting table tops frequently.
  • You may return items to the outside book drop. Returned items are being quarantined for at least 72 hours before check in.


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