Library Cards & Borrowing
A Newbury Town Library Card connects you to the things you like and the things you love – from books, e-books, and audio books, DVDs, CDs, Magazines, as well as access to research databases and resources on countless subjects that you can use to build, create or learn anything you want… not to mention access to library collections from across the consortium, the state, even the nation — oh, and FREE WIFI too — all free for YOU.
Mobile App for Android and Apple
Search the catalog and manage your library account with MVLC Mobile. MVLC Mobile is live in the Android and Apple stores, and can be found by searching for MVLC Mobile. Download MVLC Mobile from the Google Play Store or the iOS App Store and access the app by logging in with your library barcode and PIN or password. Click the blue link above for more information.
The NTL offers a number of ways to hear about new programs and materials. Check them out here and sign up for one or all of them!
Thanks to the Friends of the Newbury Town Library, library cardholders (within the MVLC Consortium) are able to borrow museum and Massachusetts parks passes which offer reduced-price or free admission for multiple people
The Lois M. Anderson Community Room may be reserved for use by local non-profit groups and organizations. A request form may be filled out online, will need to be approved to assure availability of the space. We also have a small study room which can be reserved on a first come first served basis during our open hours.
Get help with things like the basics of using computers, Microsoft Windows, using eMail, accessing the internet, and much more.
Computers, Copier, Fax, Scanner
Computers with high speed internet are available for use by children in the children’s area and adults in the adult section of the library. Library patrons may make black & white copies, fax, print black & white printouts, and scan from our scan station (please bring your own flash drive to save your scans). Copy and print charges are $.10 cents/page. Fax charge is $1.00/page. Scanning is free.
The Newbury Town Library and the Newbury COA coordinate to deliver library materials (books, DVDs, etc.) to Newbury (Byfield and Plum Island) patrons who are physically unable to visit the library themselves. Residents may inquire about eligibility, and how to apply for this service, by calling the Newbury Town Library at 978-465-0539.
The IRS provides libraries with common Federal tax forms and publications – other forms can be photocopied from a book provided by the IRS or found online at www.irs.gov. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts provides limited general tax forms to libraries and these are available while supplies last. For more details, click here.
Free RMV Practice Tests
The Newbury Town Library has partnered with driving-tests.org to provide patrons with free, ad-free, and registration-free Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) practice tests for car, motorcycle, and commercial vehicle licenses. Perfect for the learner’s permit test, driver’s license test, and refresher test for seniors. For more information, click here.