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How do I get a library card?

You can get a free library card if:

  • You live or pay property taxes in Cumberland County or the Shippensburg Area School District; or,
  • You have a card from a Pennsylvania public library that has a blue Access Pennsylvania symbol on it.


To sign up:


If you don't live or pay taxes in Cumberland County or the Shippensburg School District, you can:

  • Buy a library card for $5 per month. You can pay monthly, quarterly or annually. To buy your card, you must visit a library and bring photo identification with you to sign up for a card. You can save time by bringing along a completed library card application.


For people under age 17, a parent or guardian's signature is required.


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