If you are eligible to sign up for a library card, you may fill out and sign the application below and submit it to the library via email. Your status, (membership, volunteer), will be verified before your account is created. To check out books, you must present a photo ID the first time you use your library card.
Eligible library users are also welcome to sign up for a library card in person at the library.
Library card application:
Monday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Please enter by the Mosholu Gate if using the Library on a Monday. NYBG grounds are closed to the Public on Mondays, but the Library is open. The Library is closed Saturday, Sunday and Holidays. Library hours are subject to change during summer months.