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Children's Room Parker Hill Branch Library
Freely availalbe Children's eBooks Online Collections
All students living in Massachusetts are eligible for Library cards at Both the Cambridge Public Library and the Boston Public Library. Both have extensive Children's Books Collections and offer Inter-Library-Loan to borrow items from other libraries nation wide!
The Boston Public Library
The Boston Public Library
Established in 1848, the Boston Public Library (BPL) was the first large free municipal library in the United States. Within its collection of 23 million items, the library boasts a wealth of rare books and manuscripts, maps, musical scores and prints Throughout the year, the Boston Public Library hosts exhibitions that offer the public an opportunity to view books and documents usually available only to research scholars.. Today, the Boston Public Library system includes a Central Library, twenty-four branches, a map center, a business library, and a website filled with digital content.
Get a Boston Public Library Card
All Massachusetts residents, property owners or People commuting to Massachusetts for work may acquire a BPL Library card.
Get a BPL eCard (for working online only)
The Boston Public Library eCard gives you instant access to thousands of ebooks, movies, audio files, magazines and more.
Request an item via BPL Interlibrary Loan
Borrowers must have a valid BPL/card with full borrowing privileges, NOT simply an eCard.
Directions to the Charlestown Branch of the BPL
Located nearby at: 179 Main Street, Charlestown, MA 02129.
The Cambridge Public Library
Thee Cambridge Public Library
You're never far from a branch and all the services the Cambridge Public Library has to offer! There is a branch within walking distance of the 1000 Mass Ave campus located nearby in Central Sq.
Get a Cambridge Public Library Card
Any Massachusetts resident may acquire a A library card, it's quick and easy to get and gives you access to over 6 million books, CDs, DVDs, magazines, and online resources. You may obtain a library card by presenting a photo id with your current local address, OR a photo id plus one printed document with your name and current local address. There is no waiting period for a library card and it is free. Please fill out the printable form and bring it to one of the Cambridge Public Libraries with your ID and proof of address.
OR, if you prefer:
Contact or email your Cambridge College Librarian for research or APA assistance.