Library Resources and Services During Closure

We may be closed, but we are working to remotely assist you. In addition to our digital collection, we are planning virtual programs, have curated activity lists, and will be adding to this one-stop page of remote resources.

Stay in Touch
Remote reference services are available through Book a Librarian or email
We’re checking our email. Email us at, for the Farms branch, or for the Bookmobile.

Expand your possibilities!
Get a card online through us and through the Boston Public Library.
Free Digital Library compiled by MBLC.

Social Distancing Events
Check our YouTube channel for Quarantine Kitchen, Monday Mornings archives, and more.
The Massachusetts Center for the Book event calendar is curated for social distancing.

Keep Exploring
Read the April issue of Book Page.
LibriVox free public domain audiobooks.
Project Gutenberg provides free eBooks.
Universal Class


Find movies, TV, music, audiobooks, eBooks, and comics on hoopla. Library card required.


OverDrive/Libby includes many popular fiction and nonfiction eBooks and audiobooks. Library card required.


Try TumbleBooks for independent reading, group activities, story time, lessons, and more!

Looking for music?

Try out some Spotify playlists curated by reference librarian Matthew Martens.

The New York Times

Log in or create an account for The New York Times. Library card required.