How to Get a Card

How to Apply

Fill out an application at Circulation or register online for a temporary library card.  To register online, you must be at least 13 years old and reside within the following 8 county service area: Fulton, Hamilton, Montgomery, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren, Washington.  *If you have an active library card in one of these 8 counties, you do not need a temporary library card from Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library.

Temporary library cards:

  • Expire in 60 days. 
  • Registration must be completed in person to obtain a physical library card.  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.) at the Circulation Desk. 
  • Individuals who are 13 or 14 years old must be accompanied by a parent/guardian to complete their registration.

Checkout limits are subject to residency requirements.

Card Type (based on primary  residence)Checkout Limit
Library District residents99 items
Capital District residents who do not reside in the Library District99 items with restrictions
Outside Capital District2 items with restrictions

Using your library card

You may use your card at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library and at any public library in the following counties, subject to individual library policies: Fulton, Hamilton, Montgomery, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Washington, and Warren Counties. Please see list of libraries in the Southern Adirondack Library System (SALS) and Mohwak Valley Library System (MVLS).

Instructions to manage your account online.