Borrow

Explore all that you can borrow with your York Public Library card. 

Library Cards

Library cards are available free of charge to York residents and anyone who works in the town of York.  

Borrowing FAQ

How do I get a Library Card?

Library cards are free to residents, property owners who pay taxes in York for at least 6 months out of the year, and people who work in the town of York. Simply present a photo ID and proof of residency/employment to a librarian, and you will receive a card. Acceptable documents include: utility bills, purchase and sale agreements, rental documents, a paystub, or employee identification.

I don't live in York. Can I still get a Library card?

Non-resident cards can be purchased for  $75 per year or $35 for 3 months.

How long may I borrow materials?

Materials circulate for 3 weeks. Materials may normally be renewed once, unless there is a waiting list.

*Please note that the circulation periods for digital materials vary.

How do I renew materials?

Materials may be renewed online through the Minerva system or by speaking with one of our librarians.

How do I reserve materials online?

For a helpful tutorial click here: How to Use Minerva

How do I borrow a ukulele, telescope or the Super 8 Film Digital Converter?
  • Ukuleles are available to pick up in the Youth Services department on the lower level.
  • The telescope is available to pick up at the Circulation desk on the upper level. Please call ahead to see if it is available.
  • The Wolverine MovieMaker 8mm/Super 8 film to digital converter is available to pick up at the Circulation desk on the upper level. Please call ahead to see if it is available.

These items may be checked out for 1 week. Please call or visit for more information.

For more information, please contact the library at info@yorkpubliclibrary.org or call 207-363-2818.