Patron Registration

If you live, own property, or work in Massachusetts, you can get a library card at MBLN member libaries. To sign up for a library card, visit a MBLN library with photo ID and proof of your current address Massachusetts address.

The four libraries listed below lend materials to the patrons across the MBLN network. You may also return a borrowed item to any of these four libraries and it will be checked-in and returned to the owning institution. Please contact the individual library if you have questions about their borrowing policies, such as how long you can borrow an item, what overdue fees may be incurred for late items, or what to do about a lost item.

Public Libraries:

Academic Library:


The schools listed below only lend library materials to students who attend that institution. However, any student whose library is a MBLN member may use their library card to borrow the materials of the MBLN libraries listed above that do lend to the network.

Boston Public Schools:

  • Another Course to College
  • Boston Arts Academy
  • Boston Green Academy
  • Boston Latin Academy
  • Boston Latin School
  • Brighton High School
  • Burke High School
  • Charlestown High School
  • Community Academy of Science and Health
  • Dorchester Academy
  • East Boston High School
  • English High School
  • Frederick Pilot Middle School
  • Holland Elementary School
  • Hyde Park Education Complex
  • Lyon High School
  • Madison Park Technical Vocational High School
  • Mario Umana Academy
  • O’Bryant School of Math and Science
  • Ohrenberger Elementary School
  • Orchard Gardens K-8 School
  • Quincy Elementary School
  • South Boston Educational Complex
  • TechBoston Academy
  • West Roxbury Education Complex
Private Schools in Boston:

  • The Newman School