Getting a Library Card

 Are you a Middletown resident who is looking to get a library card? We’ve got you covered! Check our open library hours to come in and get a card in person.


How to Get a Library Card

If you live in Middletown, go to school in Middletown, or have a job in Middletown, you can get a free library card!! If you are under 18, you must go to the library with a parent/guardian.

Please read the instructions below carefully before you complete the application and return it to the library. Once your application has been reviewed and processed, we will send your library card to you by mail.

You must bring:

-A valid driver’s license

-Proof of Middletown address (a piece of mail addressed to you)

If you don’t live in Middletown, but you work in Middletown, bring:

-Proof of Employment in Middletown (a paystub)

If you have no association with Middletown at all, but you want to obtain a library card, you can buy a library card! Then you can check out as many books, movies, tv-series, audiobooks, and ebooks as you want. You can also use your library card to stream tv shows, movies, and more through Hoopla. Just think, a year’s subscription to Netflix is about $170! Purchasing a library card for a year, for you or your whole family, is only $75! If you are a senior citizen, library cards can be purchased for just $25!

Applications can be obtained at the Circulation Desk, or can be printed out here.

For any other additional questions, please contact the Circulation Desk at 732-671-3700 ext. 310

What you can get from a library card at MTPL

Check out books, movies, e-books audiobooks, and more!

-Use our computers and printers.

-Use Hoopla (like Netflix) for movies, tv shows, music, ebooks, e-audio, and comics online!

-Download the Libby App to listen to audiobooks and read e-books.

-Use databases for school research using EBSCOhost Academic Search Premier and more.

-Use Pronunciator to learn a new language online.

-Use LinkedIn Learning (formerly to take an online class for free!

-Check out a Museum Pass for you and your friends to visit on of our participating museums for free.

-Use at the library and make your own family tree.