Q: Who can get a library card?
A: Library cards are given free to anyone of any age who lives, works or attends school in the City of Peekskill or many areas of the Town of Cortlandt. Children thru 6th grade are given library cards from the Children's Department, and young adults in the seventh grade and up are issued adult cards.
Q: How do I get a library card?
A: To apply for a library card simply complete this form in (English or Spanish) and bring it with you in person to the library. Or come to library and fill out the form available at the circulation desk.
Q: What will I need to bring as proof of residency?
A: We need to verify your current address which can be found on identification such as a driver's license, telephone bill, utility bill, etc. Two forms of ID are required.
Q: How long does it take?
A: With proper identification, your new adult card is available in only a few minutes while you wait. New children's cards are typed for you to pick up within a few days.
Q: Where can I use my card?
A: Your Field Library card may be used in any Westchester County Public Library. The card must be presented whenever materials are checked out, and you are responsible for anything borrowed on your card.
Q: What if I lose my card?
A: You can easily replace a lost card. Come to the library, provide identification proof and apply for a replacement. There is a $1.00 replacement fee.