Borrowing

Get a Library Card

Any resident of Massachusetts is welcome to get a library card. Additionally, non-residents who work, own property, or attend school in Massachusetts are qualified to apply for a library card.

Apply in person at the library or online.

Apply for a Library Card

For more information, visit here.


Loan Period

Item TypeLoan PeriodRenewable?
All Regular Library Items2 WeeksUp to 5 times*
Quick Books1 WeekNo
Quick Movies3 DaysNo

*All regular library items are renewable up to 5 times if no one else has put them on hold.


Library Network

The Medfield Public Library is a member of the Minuteman Library Network. Library cards obtained at any Minuteman Library Network member library, including the Medfield Public Library, will be valid at all member libraries. Additionally, materials checked out from any Minuteman Library Network member library can be returned at all member libraries, unless otherwise specified.

Find a full list of Minuteman Library Network member libraries here.


Late Fees

Patrons will be charged 25¢/day for each regular item that is overdue. Patrons will be charged $1.00/day for each quick item that is overdue.

The maximum fine that can accrue for each item is $5.00.


Renewals

All regular items are renewable up to 5 times as long as they have not been put on hold by another patron. You can renew your items by accessing your account online, by phone or in person. Quick items are non-renewable.


Online Account

You can manage your library account online by visiting here.

A PIN is required to access your account online and can be obtained by following the directions on the My Account login page or by creating one in person or by phone.

Online account access allows you to renew items, see when items are due, request items from other libraries, set up a reading log, or freeze requests while you’re away.


Suggest a Purchase

We love hearing suggestions about what you’d like to read, watch or listen to! Let us know any items you’re interested in having us purchase here.


Boston Public Library eCard

Did you know that every Massachusetts resident can sign up for a Boston Public Library card? Gain instant access to thousands of eBooks, movies, audio files, magazines and more!

Apply for a BPL eCard

For more information about eligibility and available online resources visit the BPL website.

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