MBLC affiliates provide essential support to libraries and direct services to all residents of Massachusetts, including those with visual or physical disabilities. MBLC uses both state and federal funds to support these programs.

Massachusetts Library System

The Massachusetts Library System (MLS) provides services to more than 1,600 Massachusetts libraries of all types and sizes throughout the Commonwealth. Headquartered in Marlborough, it is a state-supported collaborative, fostering cooperation, communication, innovation, and sharing among member libraries of all types.

Marlborough Office (Main)
33 Boston Post Rd. West
Marlborough, MA  01752
  (508) 357-2121
Toll Free: (866) 627-7228 (in Massachusetts only)
  TTY (MassRelay): (800) 439-2370 (in Massachusetts only)
  Fax: (508) 357-2122

Western Massachusetts Office
241-243 King Street, Suite 250
Northampton, MA  01060
  (508) 357-2121 (same as main)
  Fax: (413) 586-0727

Library for the Commonwealth

Under the designation of Library for the Commonwealth, the Boston Public Library serves all residents of Massachusetts and offers free resources to public libraries and other historical, cultural, and educational institutions across the state.

700 Boylston St
Boston, MA  02116
  (617) 536-5400
  TTY (617) 536-7055
  Fax: (617) 236-4306

Perkins Library (Perkins School for the Blind)

Perkins Library circulates more than a half million accessible books, newspapers and publications in braille, large print and digital audio formats annually to thousands of registered patrons in New England and beyond. It is the regional library for Massachusetts in the Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled network.

175 N Beacon St
Watertown, MA  02472
  (617) 972-7240
Toll Free: (800) 852-3133
  TTY (617) 972-7690
  Fax: (617) 972-7363

Worcester Talking Book Library

The Talking Book Library at the Worcester Public Library provides service to qualified individuals living in central Massachusetts.

Worcester Public Library
3 Salem Square
Worcester, MA  01608-2015
  (508) 799-1730
Toll Free: (800) 762-0085 (in-state)
  TTY (508) 799-1724
  Fax: (508) 799-1676


Massachusetts Center for the Book

The Massachusetts Center for the Book, affiliated with the Library of Congress Center for the Book, is a public-private partnership charged with developing, supporting, and promoting cultural programming to advance the cause of books and reading, and enhance the outreach potential of Massachusetts libraries.

Mass Center for the Book
17 New South St, Sullivan Building Ste 302
Northampton, MA 01060
  (617) 872-3718