How to obtain a library card:

Library membership is free to residents and taxpayers of Camden and to all elementary and high school children in Knox and Waldo counties. Non-residents may purchase a one-year or a three-month temporary card. Library users must hold a card to enjoy many library services. A photo ID and proof of current address are required to obtain a card.

Residents………………Free – No Charge
Non-residents………..$35 for one or more family members together
Temporary (3 months)……$15 for an individual card

How long is the lending period? Can you borrow books from other library? Get all your questions answered in our Policies page.

What can you do with a Camden Public Library card?

For the cost of one new hardcover title, you can enjoy a year to:

– Borrow books, movies, audiobooks, iPads, Kindles, telescopes, children’s discovery kits, and many other items!

– Borrow ebooks and audiobooks from the Maine InfoNet Download Library and ebooks from the 3M Cloud Library.

– Access many other online resources for cardmembers: Mango Language Learning, MARVEL databases, Morningstar Financial, and a number of genealogy databases like Ancestry.com, Archive of Americana and others.

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