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Online Library Card Registration

Don’t have a library card yet? Apply online at and start using your card right away! Online registration provides you with a six-month temporary card, which you can start using to place requests for up to 5 items in the Minuteman Catalog, check out up to 10 eBooks and digital audiobooks in the Digital Catalog, and access statewide eResources provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Check out the brief walkthrough video below to see the registration process in action, and if you have further questions please call us at 508-647-6520 or email

To apply for your Temporary Card, go to

Note: After 6 months your temporary online library card will expire, deleting all of your item requests and digital checkouts. Be sure to come into the library to convert to a full-service library card. All you need is to bring in a valid photo ID and proof of Massachusetts address, and you will be able to check out up to 150 library items, up to 20 eBooks and digital audiobooks from the Digital Catalog, and access eResources available only through the Morse Institute.

Library Cards for Adults

If you are a Massachusetts resident, you are eligible for a Natick library card. Library cards, including replacement cards, are free.

Apply for a card at the Circulation Desk on the first floor. Please bring a photo ID and proof of Massachusetts address.

Acceptable photo IDs include:

  • Driver’s license
  • Passport
  • School ID
  • Work ID
  • State ID
  • Membership card such as Sam’s Club or BJ’s

Acceptable documents providing proof of address include:

  • Massachusetts driver’s license or ID with current address
  • Checkbook with current address
  • Utility bill
  • Mortgage documents
  • Mail forwarded by the Post Office (with their yellow forwarding label)
  • Address verification postcard provided by the library

We cannot accept hand-addressed personal mail as proof of address.

Library Cards for Children

A child who is at least 5 years old and can print his or her first and last name is eligible for a Natick library card.

Apply for a card in the Children’s Department on the lower level. A parent or guardian with a photo ID and proof of Massachusetts address must accompany the child to sign the application.

Library Cards for Young Adults

If you are a young adult, apply for a library card at the Circulation Desk. If you do not have a photo ID, please come with a parent or guardian with a photo ID and proof of Massachusetts address.