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How to Apply for a Library Card
Library Card Policies and Application

Applicant must show proof of residency, employment or school attendance in Belleville.

Child (Age 2 1/2 – grade 6)
Parents/Guardians must sign the library card application form.
Child must live or attend school in Belleville.
Parents/Guardians are responsible for all materials checked out on a minor child’s library card.

Non-Resident Card $35.00 fee per year.

County Card   (ReBL: A reciprocal borrowing program among Essex County academic and public libraries)
To obtain a County Library Card, an applicant must be a resident of Belleville who has a Belleville library card with no overdue fines. Applicant must show a driver’s license or other form of identification for a County Card.

Online Applications for Belleville residents:
Library Cards are available free to all Belleville residents. With your library card, you are eligible to check out books, movies, and museum passes. You will have access to online databases and the eLibrary.
  • Belleville residents are invited to apply online for a Belleville Public Library Card. 
  • Please upload a copy of your Belleville-addressed driver's license. If unavailable, please provide two forms of identification that show you're a Belleville resident. 
Library Cards are available free to all Belleville residents by submitting the application below:

How to Apply for a Library Card

*First Name
*Last Name
Middle Initial
Preferred Name
Parent or Guardian Name (if under 18)
*Street Address
*Zip Code 07109
*Birthday (MM/DD/YYYY)
Gender Male
Prefer not to say
*Main Phone Number
Cell Phone Number
If you provided a cell number, would you like texts for reminders, holds, and overdue items? Yes
*Drivers License
Other 1
Other 2
* fields are required