The library will be closed on Monday, April 15th in observance of Patriots Day. Normal operations will resume at all temporary locations on Tuesday, April 16th.
The library's temporary locations are at the Beech Street Center and the E.C. Benton Library. For more information, including hours of operation, please click here.

Library Cards & Accounts

Library cards are available to MA residents.

Call 617-993-2855, or see below for more info.


To Register at the Library

visit the library and provide
A) Driver’s license with your current, local address on it, or
B) Photo ID AND Proof of local residency (2 official pieces of mail with your current, local address).

No longer acceptable as proof of current address: lease agreements, rent receipts, and personal letters
*a Post Office Box or business address is not sufficient – a current residential address is required.

To Register Online

You can also register online and receive a temporary library card; this will give you 6 months of access to databases and eBooks, and the ability to reserve materials.  Simply visit the library within 90 days to have your account upgraded to full access by providing the identification requirements listed above.

Note: Children must be able to write their own name in order to receive a library card, please do not online-register children who do not meet this requirement.


Online Access to Your Library Account

Login to access and manage your library account online. You can check due dates, renew items, place holds, and check on the status of holds.

My Account access requires a PIN; if you do not have a PIN, leave the field blank and you will be prompted to create one.

Add your email address to your account to receive email notification of reserved and overdue items.

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