Your library card allows you to borrow items from any Pelham Public Library location, as long as you return the materials you have on time. Your card also allows you to access databases, read e-books, and download music.
Library cards are free to all people who live in the Town of Pelham or pay property taxes to the Town of Pelham. If you live outside the Town of Pelham, you may obtain a library card for an annual fee of $40.
Visitors staying in the Town of Pelham for longer than six weeks may obtain a free library card for the period of their stay after providing proof of stay and personal identification.
Schools and youth organizations may also obtain library cards.
How to Get a Library Card
Adults and teens must provide personal identification and proof of address. Applications for children under the age of 12 must be signed by the child’s parent or legal guardian.
If you are a new resident and / or do not yet have identification, please call any library location to find out what you need to obtain a library card.
Acceptable personal identification and proof of address includes:
- Driver’s License or Ontario Photo Card
- Health Services Card (if address is displayed on card)
- Birth Certificate or Social Insurance Card
- Credit Card
- Utility bill or personal mail with current postmark (no more than two weeks old)
- Tax or lease receipt
- Rental agreement
- Report card or Student ID card
Sign in to your library account to view your current checkouts, due dates, and items on hold.
Access to your account may not be available during system maintenance. Please contact your library if you are having difficulty accessing your account.
Please refer to the Library Policies page for the Educational Youth Organization Card Policy.