Any Carlisle resident aged 5 and older is eligible to obtain a library card free of charge. Library cards are available at the main circulation desk during all library hours. Photo ID and proof of address are required. Children under age 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian able to show identification and proof of residency. See our Checkout Policy for more details.

If you are unable to visit the library in person and would like to sign up for a library card, please call 978-369-4898 or email

Residents of other MVLC towns may use their hometown cards at the Gleason. Residents of other Massachusetts towns may register their home library card with us – photo ID and proof of address are required, as well as the hometown card.

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