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Online Application

The library is pleased to offer a temporary library card so that you can access our online digital resources and services such as ebooks, audiobooks, emagazines, remote computer classes, etc. Please click the Online Library Card Application button below to apply. Once submitted, a library card number will be emailed to you with further instructions and links to resources. To receive your physical card, please bring your photo ID along with proof of current address to the Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library within a month from the date the library card number is issued to you. If you wish to pick up your card either from one of our branches or bookmobile please call us at 610-278-5100 X 0.

Online Card Application

Montgomery-County Norristown Public Library library cardIf you are a resident of the MC-NPL Service area, bring photo ID along with proof of current address (driver’s license, car insurance, rental lease or utility bill) to the library and fill out the library card application. Alternatively, you may print the library card application from home and then bring the completed application, photo ID and proof of current address to the library to obtain a library card.

A child’s application (under the age of 18) requires a parent or guardian’s signature.  The parent or guardian must present photo ID and proof of current address.

If you do not live in the MC-NPL Service area, but live in Montgomery County, we can issue you a temporary library card which will be valid for two months and patrons are expected to reach out to their home library to get a permanent card.

If you do not live in Montgomery County but do live in Pennsylvania and, have a library card from your home library with PA access sticker, we will add your card to our system and you can have access to our collection in the building. You will need to bring photo ID and proof of current address and complete the library card application.

Printable Library Card Application
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The Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library also makes corporate cards available to all organizations in Montgomery County. This type of card enables organization members to borrow library materials for use within their facilities.

Corporate Card Guidelines & Printable Application Form

View information on loan periods, item limits and so forth.