Boston Public Library Resources

Boston Public Library Online Resources

The Boston Public Library has an extensive collection of digital resources. These resources are available to patrons with a Boston Public Library eCard.

Massachusetts residents may apply online for a free Boston Public Library eCard here:

BPL eCards

  • eBooks and downloadable audio through Overdrive

  • Streaming media through Hoopla

  • Digital magazines through Zinio

  • Research databases

  • Account creation in our online catalog

Information about the BPL’s electronic resources may be found here:

Boston Public Library Electronic Resources

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