Adams County Residents
All Adams County residents are welcome to apply for a library card. Please provide your current address and photo ID when applying for a card. Acceptable forms of identification include driverís license, state issued photo ID card, registered mail, lease agreement, legal document, car insurance registration, among other documents.
- Youth below 16 years of age must have a parent or guardian signature on the application form.
- Library cards are active for three years. Upon expiration, library cards may be renewed for an additional three years.
- Library card applications may also be completed online.
Gettysburg College Students
Gettysburg College students with a student ID may apply for a library card. Students are asked to provide their campus box number and their permanent home address. Library cards are active for one year and may be renewed for an additional year after expiration.
Pennsylvania residents may apply for an Adams County Library System card. Those with a library card from their home library may use their home library card to access print materials from each Adams County Library System location. Upon filling out the library card application, simply provide the library card to the staff. Library cards are active for three years and may be renewed for an additional three years upon expiration.
Out of State Residents
- Those living outside Pennsylvania, and not attending Gettysburg College, may apply for an Adams County library card. There is a $15.00 fee, and the library card is active for one year.