Why do you need a card? Library cards are necessary for checking out items, accessing the online databases and using the computers, both here in the library and in the computer center.

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Do you work in Takoma Park or are you currently registered at either the Takoma Park campus of Montgomery College or Washington Adventist University ?

To get your free card please bring proof of current registration or employment, as well as standard identification.

Students at the six local public and parochial schools are also eligible for free cards.
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Do you actually live in the City? Please call us at 301-891-7259 and we will check your address. Receiving your mail through the Takoma Park post office does not mean you live here.

We are a department of the City, not a county library, and we charge nonresident fees. (We will temporarily waive the fee if you work or go to school in Takoma Park. See the list above.)

The annual fees are:

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