Get a Library Card

Who is Eligible?

Mahopac Residents

If you reside or pay taxes on property in Mahopac or in the Mahopac Central School District, you may apply for a library card free of charge by providing us with proof of residency such as:

  • a valid New York State driver’s license or identification card issued by the New York Motor Vehicle Division with current residential address; or,
  • a valid temporary driver’s license with current residential address; or,
  • imprinted checks with current residential address; or,
  • canceled mail postmarked within the last week; or,
  • telephone, utility, rent, or tax bills.

For applicants under the age of 18, a parent, custodial parent, or legal guardian must be present with the applicant, accept responsibility for the use of the child’s library card, and sign the registration form.

Non Residents

If you work or attend school in the Town of Carmel and reside outside of the Mid-Hudson Library System service area, you may apply for a library card free of charge by providing us with:

  • proof of employment in the Town of Carmel, or
  • proof of school attendance in the Town of Carmel

These cards must be renewed annually.

Organizations

Organizations located in the Town of Carmel may apply for a library card free of charge by:

  • presenting proof of location within the Town of Carmel, and
  • agreeing to accept responsibility for all materials that are checked out using the organizational cards

These cards must be renewed annually.

All Others

If you reside outside the Mahopac Central School District and the Mid-Hudson Library System service area, you may obtain a Mahopac Public Library card by providing:

  • proof of current residence, and
  • $60 annual fee

These cards must be renewed annually.

Replacement Cards

If your library card is lost, you may be issued a new card for a fee of $2.00.