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HWPL to Go – Holds Pickup Window Open!

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 either the last four digits of your phone number OR the last four digits of your card number.)
  • Wait until you receive an email, call, or text saying your item is waiting on the hold shelf.
  • Drop by the pickup window at the library to pick up your items.
  • Please email us at info@hwlibrary.org or call 978-468-5577 ext. 618 if you are unable to use the online catalog.
  • UPDATED!  As of January 20, our holds pickup window hours are:
    Monday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Friday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Visit our Window Pickup FAQs for more information.


  • Staff are wearing masks at all times.
  • 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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For more, visit our list of Electronic Resources By Subject.

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