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YPL Educator Card

Yonkers Public Library (YPL) is pleased to offer teachers and school faculty at Yonkers schools a special YPL Educator Card, regardless of whether they live in Yonkers. Normally, people that work in Yonkers but live elsewhere in the county are encouraged to apply for a card at their local library. However, since YPL offers access to online tools that are not available at other libraries we make an exception for local educators.

A YPL Educator card gives the cardholder access to eBooks and online learning resources for education and enrichment. Most of the online resources can not be accessed for free through a Google search, they require most users to have a paid subscription. For a full list of some of these tools, visit the Online School Resources page.

Please note that a YPL Educator Card only allows users to borrow eBooks and access online materials. It does not allow one to borrow print materials. If you live in Yonkers please apply for a regular library card. If you live elsewhere in the county you can apply for and use your local library’s card to borrow YPL books and DVDs.

To apply for a YPL educator card fill out the information below. Once submitted we will email you back with your library card barcode and PIN so that you can get started accessing YPL content!

YPL Educator Card

Please use your school address, not your personal address. Enter your school's name in the "Street Address" field and the address in "Address Line 2"
*PLEASE NOTE: Enter in a School name in the street address field and enter in the school address on Address line 2
Format ex. (000)000-0000
Please use your school-issued email address, e.g.
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 the listed phone number