Library Cards

Library Cards for Residents

To join the Palisades Park Public Library, you need to be a resident of Palisades Park & present the following:

  • Valid Photo ID (State ID or Driver’s License) with your current Palisades Park address

If you do not have a State ID, you can use a passport or residence card, plus one of the following:

  • Copy of your lease
  • One bill with your name & Palisades Park address (home phone, utility bill, bank statement)

Those 17 and under must be with a parent or legal guardian to receive a library card.

Cards are valid for three years. You may renew your card by presenting the library card and proof of address. Please contact the library if anything associated with the account changes.  There is currently no fee for a replacement card.


Library card for temporary resident

Temporary residents are those who are visiting for less than one year and do not have proof of permanent residency. Temporary Cards are valid for up to one year (depending on length of residency).

  • Proof of temporary residence must include both of the following:
    •  A photo ID government, work, or school issued
    • A piece of mail with your name and current Palisades Park address


Library card for non-resident – Courtesy Card

Courtesy Cards are issued to those who do not live in Palisades Park but visit frequently. If you live in a nearby town with a BCCLS Library, you must get a card from your town library.  They are issued for a fee of $125 per year and payable by cash or check to Palisades Park Public Library. Courtesy Card holders may only check out items from Palisades Park Public Library. They may not use the BCCLS collection, museum passes, or the eBCCLS collection. 

To sign up for a courtesy card, the patron must present the following:

  • A photo ID government, work, or school issued
  • Proof of US address, with name and address, i.e.
    • Bank statement
    • Utility bill
    • Piece of mail


For any questions regarding Palisades Park Public Library cards please email the library at


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