Library Cards

By registering for a library card the cardholder agrees to:
  • Accept responsibility for any use of the cards.
  • Present the card when required for transactions.
  • Follow all library policies and procedures.
  • Pay all fines and fees.
  • Report promptly if card is lost or stolen or there is a change of address or telephone number.

Great, bring your ID to the library to get your library card! Or get a head start using our online form!

If you’d like to borrow feature films and TV shows please see information about our Video Club below.

You can still get a library card. Please bring a photo ID (such as a passport).

If your ID shows only a P.O. Box you will need to bring separate proof of address. This could be any of the following documents:

  • Any government issued mail, in your name, received within the past 30 days.
  • A utility bill, in your name, received within the last 30 days.
  • If you’d like to borrow feature films and TV shows please see information about our Video Club below.

    You can get a head start on registration using using our online form.

Minors aged 17 and younger can register with a parent or legal guardian’s signature and proof of address. Minors must be present at the time of registration.

Individuals who work in town and who do not qualify for a reciprocal membership may obtain a free library card with us if they can show proof of address and a current paystub from a local business. Borrowing limits may apply. Membership must to be renewed annually.

A library card is available for you! Please complete and return the following form.

Video membership for business cardholder’s can only be issued with special permission. Please contact our Circulation Desk at 732-873-8700 option 2 for further assistance.

Homebound applicants can register remotely by completing and returning the following form.. Please contact our Circulation Desk at 732-873-8700 option 2 for further assistance.

Do you have a card from one of the following libraries?

  • Bernards Township
  • Bernardsville
  • Clarence Dillon
  • Dunellen
  • Highland Park
  • Metuchen
  • New Brunswick
  • North Brunswick
  • Piscataway
  • Raritan
  • South Brunswick

For more information, including how to register reciprocal borrowing, please see Circulation Policies. For more information on these libraries please click here.

Don’t live in one of the towns listed above? Non-residents who do not otherwise qualify for a free library card may purchase an annual membership for $50.00 or a half-year membership for $25.00. These fees are reviewed periodically and may be subject to change.

Library cards must be periodically updated. At that time, patrons are required to show ID and proof of residency to renew borrowing privileges.

The library provides all new users with a free wallet and keychain copy of their library card. There is a $3.00 charge to replace a lost card. Please report a lost card here.

Please use the form below to report a lost or stolen card.

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Patron Information

  • Non-Video Club members aged 18 and older can rent entertainment videos for a small fee due at the time of checkout.
  • Video loan periods, limits, renewals and rental/extended use fees:
    • New releases – two day loan, limit one at a time, no renewal, $1.50 due at checkout/per additional day.
    • All other entertainment videos – seven day loan, limit ten at a time, two renewals, $1.00 each to rent/per additional day.
  • Individuals may also purchase membership to the Video Club for a $10.00 one-time, non-refundable fee. Members of the Video Club may borrow one New Release and up to ten older videos at a time at no charge. Additional videos can be rented for a small fee due at the time of checkout. Membership fee is good for 60 years from the date of purchase. Memberships to the Video Club are only available to patrons 18 years and older unless a parent or legal guardian gives consent.
  • For more information on borrowing videos, please see Circulation Policies.