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  • The Historic City of Perth Amboy
  • The Historic City of Perth Amboy
  • The Historic City of Perth Amboy
  • The Historic City of Perth Amboy
  • The Historic City of Perth Amboy
  • The Historic City of Perth Amboy
  • The Historic City of Perth Amboy
  • The Historic City of Perth Amboy
  • The Historic City of Perth Amboy
  • The Historic City of Perth Amboy
  • The Historic City of Perth Amboy
  • The Historic City of Perth Amboy
  • The Historic City of Perth Amboy
 
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Public Library Membership

  • The Perth Amboy Public Library issues free membership cards to people who live, work, and attends a school or own property in Perth Amboy. Proof of address is required.

  • Valid forms of ID for Perth Amboy residents: a current and valid driver’s license, postmarked mail, payroll check. (Any official document which includes your name and current street address.)

  • Acceptable ID for a non-resident employed in Perth Amboy: a current payroll stub from the Perth Amboy employer with the Perth Amboy address on it or a letter with the current date from the employer on company letterhead.

  • Acceptable ID for non-resident owning property in Perth Amboy: a property bill of sale or current tax bill.

  • We do not accept ID with a Post Office Box address.

  • If you are not a Perth Amboy resident and your home library participates in the Mural reciprocal borrowing agreement or is a member of LMXAC, your home library card is welcome here. An annual fee of $25 will be charged if your home library does NOT participate in MURAL or LMXAC

  • High School students must show their school photo I.D. and their most recent report card or school schedule.

  • A parent or legal guardian must sign the children’s application form.  Pre-K registration is encouraged.

  • A fine of 10 (ten) cents is charged for each day a book is not returned. No Library materials will be issued to any person incurring a fine until it has been paid.

  • All injuries to books beyond reasonable wear and all losses shall be made good to the satisfaction of the Librarian.

  • You are responsible for all items charged on your card and for all fines. Your library card is not to be used to charge Library materials for other people.

  • Please notify us immediately if you move, and be prepared to show a valid I.D. and change of address.

  • Please notify us immediately if you lose your Library card. The replacement is 2 (two) dollars.

  • Please do not remove barcodes from any Library materials. The replacement cost is 50 (fifty) cents.

  • Patrons should be prepared to show additional proof of identity for any transaction that takes place in this Library. This action is necessary at times, to protect against unauthorized use of your Library card.