To qualify for a State Library of Massachusetts library card, you must be a current, permanent employee of Executive, Legislative, or Judicial branches of government in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and have a valid Commonwealth of Massachusetts identification card.

State House interns are eligible for courtesy Internet-only library cards that do not allow State Library borrowing privileges.

To apply in person for a library card, please visit the State Library of Massachusetts located at:

24 Beacon Street
State House, Room 341
Boston, MA, 02133

The State Library participates in interlibrary borrowing of some of its collections with Massachusetts public libraries and with other libraries through OCLC Worldcat You can request materials in Massachusetts libraries through Commonwealth Catalog--One Search for All Mass Libraries with a valid Massachusetts public library card. Contact your local Massachusetts library for more information or assistance.