Apply for a Temporary 60 Day library card using our online form. A temporary card gives user access to digital media and databases only. (Bear in mind, since we are closed, it may take a few days for your account to be created.)
Who is Eligible:
(accepted forms of identification and proofs of residency)
All Atlantic County Residents
Current ID and proof of address.
There is no minimum age to join. Children 13 and under must have a parent's or legal guardian's permission.
Employees of Atlantic County Government
Must present current County Government ID and ID with current address.
All students attending, and faculty of, Atlantic County Schools
This includes public, charter, colleges, parochial and private schools. Nonresidents need to show a school ID and/or ID with current address. The expiration date of the ID or one year will be used as an expiration date for the library card.
All Members of the Military
Must present military ID and ID with current address.
Employees of Atlantic County Businesses
Must show current employee ID and/or ID with current address.
County Property Owners
If a patron does not live in a member municipality, but owns a business or property in a member municipality, he/she is eligible for a free library card. The patron should present a current tax bill showing the property address and block/lot numbers. Applicants must also present a valid driver's license with their home address if the property is not your actual residence.
Members of county library systems that have reciprocal agreements with Atlantic County Library System
The individual must have a library card with one of the following reciprocal library systems or show proof of residency in a member community of that library system:
Burlington County Library (All communities except Moorestown, Mount Laurel, Willingboro)
Camden County Library (Including the following communities: Audubon Park, Barrington, Bellmawr, Berlin Twp., Brooklawn, Camden, Chesilhurst, Clementon, Gibbsboro, Gloucester Twp., Haddon Twp., Hi Nella, Lawnside, Laurel Springs, Lindenwold, Magnolia, Merchantville, Mt. Ephraim, Oaklyn, Pine Hill, Pine Valley, Somerdale, Tavistock, Voorhees, WinslowTwp., Woodlynne)
Cape May County Library (All communities except Avalon and Ocean City)
Gloucester County Library (Including the following communities: Clayton, Harrison Twp., S. Harrison Twp., E. Greenwich Twp., Logan Twp., Swedesboro, Elk Twp., Mantua Twp., Woodbury Heights, Glassboro, National Park, Woolwich Twp., Greenwich Twp., and Newfield Public Library)
- Paid Memberships
Those who do not meet the above criteria are able to pay a fee to join our library system. We offer a yearly membership fee for $60.00 and a seasonal membership, which expires four months from registration date, for $25.00. Purchased memberships can be shared with immediate family members but follow same checkout limits as a single user.