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Get a Library Card

Get a Library Card

Franklin Township Library provides library cards to patrons to access the wealth of library resources, physical and digital. 

Come in today to get your card!

Who Is Eligible

  • Franklin Township residents and property owners
  • Family living permanently or temporarily with a Township resident
  • Group home residents
  • Franklin Township employees and Franklin School District employees
  • Non-residents may purchase a card for $35.00 per year

Acceptable ID

In order to get a library card, patrons will need to provide ID/ proof of address/ etc.

  • Residents and Property Owners
    • Proof of physical address (not PO Box) in Franklin Township, including current driver’s license, vehicle registration, utility bill, bank statement, tax information, rental lease, car insurance, government issued ID, or current copy of high school report card with name and address. Proof of address may be provided digitally on a computer or smartphone/ device. We cannot accept personal mail, magazine labels, or business cards.
    • Every family member can get their own library card.
    • Patrons under the age of 18 must have a parent/ guardian signature on their application. Parents and/ or legal guardians are responsible for supervising their children in the use of the library and its materials. The library does not assume responsibility for materials used, borrowed, or accessed by minor children which may be found objectionable by their parents and/ or legal guardians.
  • Family Living Permanently or Temporarily with Resident
    • Temporary residents staying with permanent Franklin Township residents (including foster children or grandchildren) are eligible for cards. The permanent resident they are living with must come in with the temporary resident and sign a Temporary Resident Responsibility Agreement. The temporary resident must show a current ID (if over 18) and the permanent resident must show either their library card or current ID with proof of physical address in Franklin Township.
  • Group Home Residents
    • Residents of a group home may get library cards with the submission of a letter written on letterhead of the group home, signed by the group home administrator, confirming: the patron is a resident; allowed to receive mail at the group home address; and that the group home is responsible for all items taken out on the card.
  • Township Employees
    • Employees of Franklin Township and/ or Franklin Township School District who do not live in Franklin must show proof of employment with the Township or School District and a current ID. Franklin Township Library is part of the LOGIN consortium and will honor LOGIN library cards; if the employee lives in a municipality that is part of the consortium, they must get a card at their home library.
  • Non-Residents
    • Non-residents must show a current ID and pay a $35 annual fee. Franklin Township Library is part of the LOGIN consortium and will honor LOGIN library cards; if the employee lives in a municipality that is part of the consortium, they must get a card at their home library.

Click here for more information about using your Franklin Township library card.

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