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Contact us if you need help with your library account to use these online collections!

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The Boylston Public Library offers a wide array of digital services that can be accessed with your Boylston Public Library card. Contact us the create your library card account or to troubleshoot your current account if you're having any difficulties. (Visit our FAQs page for more details about your account and PIN.)

CW MARS Catalog: Search for materials in the Boylston Library, and from all our partner libraries in the CW MARS network (Central and Western MAssachusetts Resource Sharing). Use your library card to place holds and have physical items delivered to the library for pickup.

Overdrive/Libby: Download Audiobooks, eBooks, Magazines & Videos on your computer, tablet, phone, etc. anytime, anywhere! All you need is an internet connection and your CW MARS library card number.

Click here for a helpful tutorial on how to get started on OverDrive

Click here to learn more about the Libby app, for using OverDrive on your mobile devices.

Hoopla: Borrow movies, music, audiobooks, e-books, comics, and TV shows on your computer, tablet, phone, and TV! Titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. Hoopla has hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. You can borrow up to 30 titles each month.

Kanopy: Kanopy is the best video streaming service for quality, thoughtful entertainment. Find movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos that inspire, enrich and entertain. We partner with public libraries to bring you an ad-free experience that can be enjoyed on your TV, mobile phones, tablets and online.

Consumer Reports Online: Get expert and unbiased ratings to over 5,000 products plus reviews, expert buying advice, product comparisons, user reviews, and more.

Online Research: Massachusetts residents have access to a wide range of journal articles, newspapers, encyclopedias, and more.  

Ancestry Library Edition: Access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos, plus local narratives, oral histories, indexes and other resources in over 30,000 databases that span from the 1500’s to the 2000’s. Must be in Library to use. 

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Brainfuse's HelpNow: Provides live eLearning for all ages and levels.

HelpNow provides:

  • Academic assistance in core subjects (math, reading, writing, science)

  • Live, online homework help 7 days a week from 2pm - 11pm

  • 24/7 Writing Lab

  • Academic content and practice tests for skills-building (including SAT preparation)

  • Spanish language tutoring

  • Make your own flashcards

  • Much more!

The Boston Public Library eCard: All Massachusetts residents are eligible for a free electronic library card from The Boston Public Library. Your eCard will get you access to additional eBooks, audio, and eVideo platforms. You'll also have access to more databases, newspapers, and journals like JSTOR.

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