Library Services

Getting Your Library Card

Any person who lives, works, pays taxes or attends school in Maplewood is entitled to a library card. Students in Maplewood/South Orange public schools are entitled to a card. Apply at either library with proof of residence, employment in town, or school enrollment. Suggested proof of residence include but are not limited to a valid Driver’s License, Insurance ID Card, Homeowner’s Contract, Tenant’s Lease Agreement, or Utility Bill with the applicant’s name.

Type of Card Fee
Maplewood Resident (3 years) Free
South Orange/Maplewood School District Student (annual renewal) Free
Employed in Town (annual renewal) Free
Non-resident Taxpayer (annual renewal) Free
Replacement Card $3.00
Non-Resident Library Card (1 year) $100.00
Non-Resident Family Card (1 year) $200.00
Non-Resident Library Card/Senior Citizen (age 62 and older: 1 year) $80.00

Borrowing privileges are suspended when:

  • accrued fines and fees reach $10.00
  • unreturned library materials are billed.