Massachusetts residents have access to a whole world of resources through their library available to them anytime through a computer!

eBooks and Audiobooks: Through the LEA program, you can get eBooks and Audiobooks from around the state to your device.

Boston Public Library: As the Library for the Commonwealth, everyone who lives and works in Massachusetts is eligible for a BPL eCard which grants them access to all of its online services.

Databases: Even if kids are out of school, it doesn't mean learning has to end! Explore the online databases for interesting articles and projects you can do at home.

Historical Photographs and Documents: The Digital Commonwealth is the home to thousands of historical collections from libraries, museums, and archives across Massachusetts.

Your Local Library: There are even more online resources available to you through your local library's website. You can find your local library through the library directory.

And there's more! We've collected a huge list of fun and free resources for use at home! 


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