The Mudd Library

We're open every school day from 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM. Our remote services are available 24/7.

    • Thousands of ebooks available, both for research projects and for personal reading.
    • Monthly book displays in the library, curated by librarians, archived here.
    • One-on-one or small group help with research projects
    • Collaboration with faculty on projects big and small related to News Literacy and Digital Citizenship
    • Personalized reading recommendations for students, faculty, staff, and the greater HW community
    • Book Club

Sora Audiobooks and Ebooks

Go to Sora, choose "Harvard-Westlake School," and use your HW username (all lowercase) and password to borrow ebooks and audiobooks. We have over 7000 ebooks and audiobooks available for checkout! You can use the Sora mobile app to read or listen on your device, and you can even send most books to a Kindle if you have one.

Ask a Librarian

email us 

Ms. Darling will be monitoring this email account between 8 AM and 5 PM on school days; outside of these hours she will respond as possible.

You may also contact a specific librarian:

  • Ms. Jessica Wahl regarding questions about finding sources for research projects
  • Ms. Edie Darling  with general library questions, with research project questions, to chat about reading, to ask about adding new titles to the collection
  • Ms. Kacie Cox for library questions, reading and book recommendations, and research help


Request a Title

Request a Title

Need/want a book that we don't have? Suggest it here!