You can access many Boston Public Library online resources with a free eCard. eCards are available to anyone who lives, resides part-time to attend school, owns property, or works in Massachusetts.

Provided by the Boston Public Library and available for free with a BPL eCard. Individuals who live in, own property in, or commute to work in Massachusetts may register for an eCard. Want help using this resource? Contact us.

We’ve listed a few of our favorite BPL Resources by name here on, but with nearly 200 research databases and other subscriptions, we can’t list them all.