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How do I get a library card?

Last Updated: Feb 29, 2016  |  384 Views

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Apply for a temporary library card online here (you'll need to come in to a library with an ID showing your current address within 30 days of registering online), or come in to your local branch and fill out an application. For Maryland residents, the card is free. Nonresidents pay $15.00 per year. Identification is required to verify current address. A parent or legal guardian must sign for applicants under the age of 16. A child must be present to receive a card.

Library cards may be used at any public library in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties as well as throughout the state of Maryland.

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  1. I’m nonresident. But I work in california and I live in lexington park. I don’t have any maryland ID, my current ID is my foreign passport. How I get the library card in here? Thank you.
    by Zen nuri alfi on Oct 08, 2017.
  2. If you are living in St. Mary's County, you can bring any official document with your local address on it (a lease, a utility bill, etc.), along with your photo ID and you will be issued a library card.
    by Librarian on Oct 09, 2017.

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