Library Card Application

DO THE BRIGHT THING! Get a Yonkers Public Library Card.

You can get a free YPL library card if you live in Yonkers
Your card will be accepted in any public library in Westchester
Not a Yonkers resident? Special rules apply-please see below:

I live in Westchester County, but not Yonkers
Only your home library can issue you a card. Once you get it, it will be honored in Yonkers and any other Westchester library
I don't live in Westchester, but work or attend school in Yonkers
No problem, just show us proof of your employment or enrollment and you will receive a Yonkers Card. Please register in person; do not use the on-line form.
I live in the Bronx
No problem, we love our southern neighbors! Register in person, or use the on-line form.
None of the above
You may purchase a card directly from the Westchester Library System for an annual fee of $75. Download the form here:

Apply In Person: Visit any branch of Yonkers Public Library to get a library card while you wait. Just show us a picture ID and proof of address.

Apply Online: Use the form below, and a library card will be mailed to your home in a few days.

Library Application Form
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Format ex. (000)000-0000
* Children 12 and under: when your card arrives in the mail, it will include a form that a parent or guardian has to sign. Your card will be activated when you return the form, in person, to any branch of the library.
Pick a four-number code to get on-line access to your account. If you leave it blank, your PIN will be the last four digits of your home phone.