A Boston Library Consortium (BLC) card enables you to visit in person and borrow materials from other BLC member libraries.
Applying for a BLC Card
NU Faculty, Staff, and Students may complete the form below to apply for a Boston Library Consortium card online.
- Complete the form below. Please allow 24 hours for processing. Forms are processed Monday through Friday.
- Come to the Snell Circulation Desk to sign for and pick up your card.
Using Your Card
Bring your card to any Boston Library Consortium (BLC) library from which you wish to borrow materials and register at that library.
Expiration dates vary at each institution. The lending library may set a shorter expiration date than the one appearing on your card, which is August 31 of each year.
Please note that there are different loan periods and fine structures at each library. You are responsible for any charges you accrue.
Failure to abide by lending library rules may result in loss of library privileges at all Consortium libraries.
Fill out the form below to renew an existing Consortium card.
Consortium Cards are not transferable.