Please note: The Worcester Public Library and all locations will be closed Thursday, November 23 in observance of Thanksgiving. In addition the Main Library will be closing at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22, and the Burncoat, Goddard, Roosevelt, and Tatnuck Magnet Branches will be closed November 22 to 25.

Worcester Public Library cards are issued free of charge to all Massachusetts residents.
Applicants age thirteen and above may register online; any applicant may use the paper form.
To apply for a library card, fill out the form below and click 'Submit' button. The Library card will be ready for pick up afternoon on the next business day except for Sundays. The library card has to be picked up within three weeks from the date of application. Please click here for the Library Hours and Directions.
You must show a photo I.D. and proof of address when picking up the card. If you are under 17 and don't have a photo I.D. and proof of address, you need a parent or a guardian with you when you pick up the card. If you are not a Massachusetts resident, or, you are a resident of a municipality with a decertified library, please call the Worcester Public Library for more information on obtaining a card.

Fill out the information below and then click the 'Submit' button. *required fields

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