IF YOU ARE A FREEPORT RESIDENT:
The Freeport Community Library is supported by the taxpayers of Freeport. Freeport residents and/or property owners are eligible for a free library card. Library cards can be obtained in person during regular library hours and are valid for one year. Proof of residence (drivers license, lease, utility bill or current tax bill), valid picture ID, and adult application form are required for a library card. Children age of 6 and older may be issued a card when in the company of parent/guardian with appropriate ID and a completed child application form. Exceptions for students without ID may be made at the discretion of the Youth Services Librarian.
The Freeport Community Library will not issue a library card if the applicant owes over $10.00 in fines or any billed items to any other Maine library. All outstanding fines and fees must be resolved before a Freeport card can be issued.
IF YOU LIVE SOMEWHERE ELSE:
The Freeport Community Library allows nonresidents to buy a library card for the approximate amount paid by Freeport taxpayers for library services. Nonresident memberships (adult application form) may be purchased and used by anyone living in the household. There is an annual fee of $55 per year or $30 for 6 months.
- Nonresident children under the age of 18 who attend a Freeport school are eligible for a student card (student application form). There is no charge, however students are limited to Freeport’s collection. Student cards are to be used by the student only.
- Teachers who live out of town but who teach in a Freeport school may also get a nonresident card free of charge (teacher application form). The school must be located in Freeport. Teacher cards are to be used by the teacher only and are limited to Freeport’s collection.
All library card applicants agree to obey the rules and policies of the library, to return items in a timely manner, to promptly pay all charges against the account for overdue fines, and damage to or loss of library items. They also agree to notify the library immediately in the event that a library card is lost or stolen or if an address, phone number, or email address changes.
No one is allowed access to another person’s library card or account information without the consent of the library card holder. (PARENTS–please, be aware that your child’s library information is not available to you regardless of the age of your child.) The Freeport Community Library protects the privacy of ALL its patrons.