Apply for a Library Card Online

If you have never had a Minuteman library card, please click here to complete the application form to get a 6-month Minuteman library card. If you are a Concord (MA) resident, the temporary card will grant you access to all the online resources the Library offers to the local residents. You can also borrow books and other materials from the Library and any other Minuteman Library Network libraries.

Library Card Policy (Click here)

Library Card Registration Form

To obtain a Minuteman Library Card from us, fill out a registration form at the Circulation Desk with your valid ID. You must bring proof of current address if your address does not match your picture ID. Children under the age of 12 must have a parent or legal guardian present to present a photo ID and proof of address when the child receives their library card. Parents or legal guardians are responsible for any charges incurred for materials borrowed by their minor children (age 18 and under).

Loan Periods

4 weeks —Most adult and children's books, audio books.

2 weeks — New adult books, Speed Read, DVDs, music CDs, children's holiday books and children's kits.

1 week — Periodicals.

1 day — Museum passes.

Fines and Charges

Fines are charged as follows for all library materials which are returned overdue:

Adult Items — $ .20/day ($5.00 maximum)

Children's Items — $ .20/day ($2.00 maximum)

Printing — B/W:  $ .15/page;  Color: $ .25/page

Photocopy — $ .15/page

DVDs/Videos — $1.00/day ($5.00 maximum)

Museum Passes — $10.00/day ($20.00 maximum)

Speed Read — $ .25/day

Lost/Damaged Items — Replacement cost - If the item is found, a refund minus any overdue fines will be made up to sixty days from the date of payment. Proof of payment is required for a refund. Please retain receipts received when payment is made at the library or print and retain the receipt when payment is made online by credit/debit card.


Items should be returned at the Circulation Desk. Outside book drops are also located at the Sudbury Road entrance for returns when the library is closed. Book drops are emptied one hour before closing. Items placed in drops after that time will be checked in the next business day, and may be subject to an overdue charge. Book-Drops are also available at the Fowler Branch and at the West Concord Train Station parking lot.


Books with a 4 week loan may be renewed twice.  New books, all audio items, juvenile kits, DVDs and periodicals may be renewed once. Restrictions may apply.  All other items are not renewable. Renewals may be made in person, via online catalog/My Account (with a PIN) or by telephone.