Library cards are issued free of charge to residents who live or own property in Edison. Proof of residence, employment in Edison or school enrollment in Edison is required to obtain a library card. Cards must be renewed every 3 years except for those who work or are enrolled in Edison schools and do not live in the township. These 2 type of cards must be renewed annually. Lost or stolen cards should be reported immediately. Replacement fee for a lost card is $1.

Library cards are issued when a child enters kindergarten. A parent's signature is required for children up to the age of 18.

An Edison Township Library Card may be used at the Main Library, North Edison Branch, the Clara Barton Branch, and the Bookmobile. A valid Library Card enables one to borrow the following: Books, Magazines, Pamphlets, Books on Tape, Music CDs, Videos, DVDs and computer software.

Our library participates in reciprocal borrowing with many libraries in the area. Residents with a valid Library Card are entitled to borrow materials from these libraries. Certain restrictions may apply. Ask at the Circulation Desk for the latest list of participating libraries.

Only one form of identification is required. All forms of ID must show name, address and expiration date. Bills must be dated withing three months:
  • Driver's License/Driver's Permit

  • Edison Township Tax Bill

  • Lease/Rental Agreement

  • Motor Vehicle Identification or Car Insurance Bill

  • Senior Citizen ID Card

  • Temporary INS Visa Status Card

  • Utility Bill/Credit Card Bill
Not Accepted: Social Security Card, Personal Mail, Bank Statement, Checkbook and P.O. Box

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