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Temporary Library Card

Melrose residents who do not currently have a library card, but would like access to our online resources, please call (781-665-2313) or email ( with all of the following information:

– Full name
– Street address
– Telephone number
– Email address
– Birth date

You will receive a temporary library card number and PIN via email, which will allow you to access our online services that require a card. This card will expire in three months.  Upon re-opening, we will revert to our normal procedures.  Temporary card holders will be able to come to the library with their photo ID and proof of address to convert their temporary cards to permanent cards.

Adding even more hoopla to hoopla!

Adding even more hoopla to hoopla!

The folks at hoopla have created an unlimited Bonus Borrows collection to make even more titles accessible to Melrose library patrons.  Over 1,100 bonus borrow titles are available to our readers at any time. The collection includes all formats (ebooks, audiobooks, comics, movies, music, and television shows).  There is no waiting. There are no borrowing limits – these selections do not count against your monthly checkout limit. They’re a BONUS! Enjoy!