Library Cards

Obtaining a Library Card:
Burlington residents of all ages are eligible to obtain library cards.  Picture ID and proof of residency must be provided.  A parent or guardian's signature and presence is required for children under 9th grade.

Residents of other MVLC communities may use their hometown library card in any MVLC library.  List of Merrimack Valley Consortium members.

Teachers working with Burlington students in a planned educational environment are eligible for a Teacher Card, valid only at the Burlington Public Library.

Loan Periods: 
A variety of items are available for loan to library card holders. 
Library items circulate according to the following chart:

Books 21 days
Audio Books 21 days
Kits 21 days
Puppets/Dolls 21 days
Puzzles 21 days
Magazines 7 days
14-Day Books 14 days
CD-ROMs 14 days
DVD's 7 days
Videos 7 days
Video Games 7 days
3-Day DVD's 3 days
14-Day Books 14 Days

 
With the exception of 14-Day books and 3-Day DVD's, all Burlington items are eligible for two renewals provided another patron has not requested the item.  Patrons may renew in person, online through the MVLC online catalog, or by calling the Circulation Desk at 781-270-1693. Please have your library card number handy as it is needed for all renewals.

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