Sign up for a Library Card!

You can sign up for your library card online!

What can you do with your new library card?

  • Borrow a book, audio book, DVD, video game, graphic novel, magazine, vinyl album, record player, Kindle, telescope, mystery game kit and more! (Check out our collection here!)

  • Get access to thousands of free e-books and audio books from home using your phone, tablet or computer by downloading the Libby app and using your library card to register

  • Find a comfy chair, get a cup of coffee or a snack from our snack bar and use our free wifi

  • Copy, fax and print

  • Use our computers and laptops

  • Learn something new by attending one of our great programs for adults, teens and children!

  • Borrow from another library through Inter-library Loan

  • Join our Teen Advisory Group and get community service hours

  • Volunteer or join the Friends of the Library

  • Meet up with friends to research projects and work on homework

  • Use our Meeting Room for your free meeting or event (see our Meeting Room Policy for more details)

  • Encourage literacy by attending Toddler Time or Story Hour and participating in our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten initiative

  • Play a board game, finish a puzzle or work on one of our weekly craft projects

  • Participate in our many clubs and groups for all ages

Ready to sign up? Here’s how:

  • Complete the form below for any resident of Barnstead, NH who is 6yrs of age or older (form must be completed for each individual over the age of 6 requesting a card). All students of Prospect Mountain High School are eligible for a free card by providing their student ID when the card is picked up. Employees of local businesses may also apply for a free card if they provide a copy of a valid paystub when the card is picked up. Non-residents may apply for a card, but will be required to pay a $20 annual fee.

  • We will call or email you when your card is ready (usually within 24 hours if we are open)

  • Visit the library during open hours with your driver’s license or proof of residence (a utility bill or tax bill with your name and address on it) and pick up your new card and welcome packet! (Parent or legal guardian will need to be present to pick up and authorize cards for children under 16.)

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