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Teacher Resources: Welcome



We love teachers!

Westwood Library provides a variety of services to support the curriculum needs of local teachers, homeschoolers, and their students in PreK – grade 12. The library is chock full of materials that support Common Core Standards, projects, classroom sustained silent reading, reading aloud, reading along, and listening.  The Children’s Room staff are able to help locate materials in-house and elsewhere in the Minuteman system. All it takes to get help is a quick phone call, email, or submission of the relevant forms below. 

If you are looking for information about a specific item or have questions about your request, please contact the  Lizzy McGovern at 781-320-1043 or the Children’s Department at 781-320-1042. 

Assignment Alert/ Materials Request

Request a Visit from a Librarian

During the Covid 19 Pandemic, Westwood Librarians are available for virtual visits and will do our best to accommodate requests. 

Please contact the Children’s Room at 781-320-1042, or email the Children’s Librarian at, at least 2 weeks ahead of the proposed visit to read to children, talk about getting library cards, for classroom help using library resources, or other related services.  During the Covid 19 Pandemic, Westwood Librarians are available for virtual visits and will do our best to accommodate requests.

Librarians are available to visit your class to:

  • Be a Guest reader
  • Teach students about online resources
  • Book talk titles (either of our choosing or around a theme that you provide)
  • Talk about Librarianship as a career
  • Other requests – talk to us about what you’d like!

Institution Library Cards

Westwood Schools and other institutions that wish to allow a person or individuals to borrow materials for school use, can apply for an Institution library card. If you would like to establish a card for your school, an application must be accompanied by a letter on the institution’s letterhead and signed by the appropriate authority granting the applicant(s) permission to check out materials in the institution’s name. Materials may be checked out for 6 weeks and should be for the institution only. The card is accepted only at Westwood Public Library. For more information, please contact Karen Gallagher at or she can be reached at 781-320-1048.


Contact Us

To contact the Westwood Public Library Ask A Librarian Reference staff:

PHONE SERVICE: Please call us at: 781-320-1045 during library hours.
EMAIL US:  Please submit your question through the Ask A Librarian form below, with contact info
Need assistance immediately? Click on the button below to open a chat window with an Ask A Librarian team member!


Westwood Public Library

Main Library

660 High Street
Westwood, MA 02090
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Islington Branch

280 Washington Street
Westwood, MA 02090
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