September is library card sign-up month! If you are a Massachusetts resident, you can contact your local library to sign up for a card and start borrowing items today. To find the library nearest you, visit our library directory and search by library name, part of a name, a city or town in Massachusetts, or a zip code.

Massachusetts are also eligible to sign up for a Boston Public Library eCard and library card through BPL's role as Library for the Commonwealth. eCards allow users to access all of BPL's online resources including eBooks, databases, language learning, and more. Visit the Boston Public Library's website to learn more about signing up for an eCard.


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Enter a library name, part of a name, or a city or town in Massachusetts (e.g., Forbes Library or Northampton) or a zip code.


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If you find an item you want to borrow, just make a request and it'll be delivered to your home library in a few days.