Fenway Library Organization
The Fenway Library Organization is a group of academic and special libraries in the Boston area to which Simmons belongs. Simmons students, faculty, and staff can visit these libraries and your Simmons ID card will allow you to borrow materials from them. Contact individual member libraries for more information.
Boston Public Library
Considered one of the finest public libraries in the United States, the BPL has extensive collections of popular and research materials at its Central Library and 26 neighborhood branches. You are eligible for a BPL card if you are:
- a resident of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
- a Massachusetts property owner
- employed in Massachusetts
- attending school in Massachusetts
- a resident of temporary housing
Massachusetts residents can also register for a BPL eCard online. BPL eCards are virtual library cards that allow users immediate access to all of the remotely-accessible e-resources from the BPL, including magazine databases, downloadable audio, video, e-books, and music.