Area Libraries

Area Libraries

In addition to our own libraries, MCPHS students, faculty, and staff can use their local public and nearby academic libraries for supplemental research-focused resources, as well as fun books, movies, and music. Check the site for each group listed for current policies.

Fenway Library Organization

MCPHS is a member of The Fenway Libraries Organization (FLO), a consortium of local academic and special libraries, many of which are located a short walk from the Boston Campus. MCPHS patrons have borrowing and research privileges at all full-member libraries, including the libraries at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Wentworth University, and Emmanuel College.

Boston Public Library

All people who work, live, or attend school in Massachusetts are eligible for a card at the BPL. The BPL also offers remote access to all their Online Resources (including JSTOR) through eCard accounts that can be signed up for entirely online. Learn how to obtain an e-Card.

There are a number of great public library networks in the greater Boston area that can provide additional resources and spaces:

Metro Boston Library Network

Minuteman Libraries

Noble Libraries

Merrimack Valley Library Consortium

Old Colony Library Network

Sails Library Network

Academic and Research Collaborative

The Blais Family Library at MCPHS Worcester is a member of the Academic and Research Collaborative (ARC), a consortium of academic, public and special libraries in the Worcester area that gives MCPHS patrons a number of additional options for conducting research near the Worcester campus.

Worcester Public Library

The Worcester Public Library is located a short walk from MCPHS’s Worcester Campus. All Massachusetts residents are eligible for a library card there entitling the user to access to the library’s print and digital collection.

Manchester City Library

The Manchester City Library is located about half a mile from the Manchester campus. All people living, working or attending school in Manchester are eligible for a free library card entitling the user access to the library’s print and digital collections. Library card holders are also eligible for the library’s museum pass program.