Library/Media Center

Looking for a book? View our online catalog here.

Looking for online resources? View Gale Databases here. 

Summer Citation Help with EasyBib!

Citation help : EasyBib will help you to search for and create your citations. Once in EasyBib, If you click “Gale Resources” on the right column, you will now have access to thousands of articles and resources to help you with any research you need. For help with citing your work and access to the AWHS Online Resources, follow these instructions:

  1. Go to: http://www.easybib.com/auth/register/index/coupon/archbishopwilliams

  2. Fill out your information with your AWHS email and password

  3. See summer reading assignment for coupon code

  4. EasyBib will help you to search for and create your citations. If you click “Gale Resources” on the right, you will now have access to thousands of articles and resources to help you with any research you need.

  5. If you have already registered for easybib, remember your login info is your AWHS email and your student id number.


Coming Soon for the 2015-2016 School Year!

Commonwealth eBook Collection

Beginning school year 2015-2016 the AWHS library will be offering our students access to the Commonwealth eBook Collection.  This is a statewide eBook lending program that is  opening up access to ebooks to libraries that are members of the Massachusetts Library System. The collection includes fiction, non-fiction, historical documents,academic research and more.   

Commonwealth Catalog

Next fall will also give AWHS library users access to the new Commonwealth Catalog! 

The Commonwealth Catalog extends your search beyond your local library’s resources.In one easy step, you can search through millions of items at participating libraries across Massachusetts to find the books, DVDs, and music you’re looking for. Make a request and it will be delivered right to your local library for quick pickup. You know what you want — let the Commonwealth Catalog help you get it.

The Archbishop Williams High School Library

Beverly Ekstrom ’71, Director  bekstrom@awhs.org

Joanna Sands, Librarian          jsands@awhs.org

The Archbishop Williams High School Library encourages students to develop information literacy skills by providing materials and resources that support the academic growth needed to become critical thinkers for the 21st century.

The AWHS library is a member of the Massachusetts Library System, a state supported collaborative, and also a member of MassCat, a resource sharing network. Because of these partnerships the AWHS library is able to provide 24/7 online access to our library catalog and databases. Membership also enables our students and staff access to the other 108 member library collections.

Library Hours: Monday-Thursday 7:30am-3:30 pm, Friday 7:30am-3:00pm.

Books, movies and iPads circulate for a period of four weeks and may be renewable. Inter Library Loan deliveries are made twice a week. Please see Mrs. Sands for help with managing your library account or placing holds.