Here you will find a directory of Massachusetts libraries, an online catalog for searching their collections, magazine and newspaper articles that can be read online, information about accessing braille and talking books, and more.
Find any of the more than 1,700 libraries that are members of the six Massachusetts Regional Library Systems. Addresses, phone numbers, Web sites and e-mail, branches and departments, and library staff can be found here.
A Massachusetts public or campus library card and a computer with Internet access are your gateway to digitized collections that contain thousands of popular magazines, scholarly journals, encyclopedias, newspapers, newswire services, business directories, investment reports, biographies, health pamphlets, prescription drug information, literature reviews, electronic books and more.
Whether you need screen reader or speech recognition software, libraries throughout Massachusetts have a number of resources that make library services and collections accessible to people with disabilities.
Access to library materials for the blind/visually impaired or those certified as unable to read normal print is provided by the Braille and Talking Book Library at the Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, which serves patrons in eastern and western Massachusetts, and the Talking Book Library at the Worcester Public Library, which provides services for patrons in central Massachusetts.