How to Get a Card
How to Apply
While the Library is closed due to COVID-19, temporary library cards will be issued to individuals who reside in the Capital District area and are age 15 or older. Fill out a library card application and email the completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org. Driver’s license number must be provided.
- Temporary accounts will be set to expire on September 1.
- After the Library re-opens, your physical library card will be available for pick-up at the Circulation Desk.
- You will be required to show photo ID with current address OR photo ID and another document that shows proof of address (i.e. electric bill, car registration, etc.) in order to get your card.
Checkout limits are subject to residency requirements.
|Card Type (based on primary residence)||Checkout Limit|
|Library District residents||99 items|
|Capital District residents who do not reside in the Library District||99 items with restrictions|
|All others||2 items with restrictions|
Using your library card
You may use your card at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library and at any library in the following counties, subject to individual library policies: Fulton, Hamilton, Montgomery, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Washington, and Warren Counties.
Instructions to manage your account online.