Library Cards 

​Fill out the online application and then come into the library with the items listed below.​


Patrons must fill out an application form online to register for a new library card. You will be required to present your photo ID and proof of address. A young adult ages 16-17 is eligible for an adult library card if they can present a valid photo ID and proof of their current address


A youth between the ages of 0-17 must have a parent or guardian co-sign for their account.  Co-signers will need to present a valid photo ID and proof of their current address (if it is not on their photo ID).  

Examples of Photo ID:

  • Driver's License
  • State Photo ID Card 
  • Military ID
  • Passport

Examples Proof of Address:

  • Bill
  • Check 
  • Vehicle registration
  • Mail with a current postal cancellation

Card Fees Non-Resident

As a non-resident you will be able to purchase a library card at a cost of $40.00 per card for six months, or $80.00 per card for 12 months. This card would give you access to services offered by the Saratoga Springs Library including programming, materials and digital services. 

Applicant for Limited Use.

A resident of Saratoga Springs is eligible for a limited use Library card if they can provide proof of Saratoga Springs Residency and  non-photo ID issued by a government (domestic or foreign). Limited use accounts can only check out 3 items at a time. 

Examples of acceptable non-photo IDs include but are not limited to:

  • Birth certificate;
  • Social Security card;
  • Native Tribal ID;
  • Jail/Prison ID;
  • Medicaid/Medicare Cards.