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Your Library Card

Who can get a library card, how to apply, and how to use your library card.

•    Adults (age 18 and above) may obtain a Stanhope Library card by providing acceptable identification and by signing the registration form.

•    Teens (ages 12-17) may obtain a Stanhope Library card. A parent or guardian must provide an identification number, and sign the registration form.

•    Children (age 11 and under) may obtain a Stanhope Library card when they can sign their full name on the registration form. A parent or guardian must be present at the time the card is issued, provide an identification number, and sign the registration form.

•    Adults are financially responsible for all materials borrowed on their own library cards. Parents or guardians are responsible for materials borrowed on their teens and children’s library cards.

•    Children visiting from out of town may obtain a library card with the signature of the adult with whom the child is staying.

•    Changes in name, address or telephone number should be reported immediately.

•    Library cards are registered for three years, after which they expire. Patron shall provide valid identification showing a current street address for card renewal.

•    All registered readers are allowed public computer access.