Library Card Information

Register for a Conway Public Library Card

A Conway Public Library card opens the door to a world of information and entertainment.  Use your card to borrow a wide variety of materials from our collections.  With your library card number, you may access many of the Conway Public Library’s subscription databases as well as download audio & e-books all from the comfort of your home, school, or office.

 

Please note: library cards are not required for admittance to programs, use of public access computers, or to borrow the Believe In Books Foundation Red Bags for children.

 

Who is eligible for a free Conway Public Library card?

  • Conway residents & taxpayers
  • Albany residents & taxpayers
  • Frost Charter School Students
  • Kennett Middle & High School students
  • Conway School District teachers

Non-Resident Library Cards

Non-residents may purchase library cards.  Non-resident cards expire 1 year from the date of issue and provide access to all library services, including borrowing privileges, free of additional charge. 


Fees for non-resident cards are as follows:

$80 per year for an individual or family

$40 per year for senior citizens

$40 for four month seasonal card for an individual or family

$20 per year for a digital card


Northern New Hampshire Library Cooperative Common Borrower Card

Your Conway Public Library card also grants you access to materials at the Jackson, Madison, and Cook Memorial (Tamworth) Libraries. Present your Conway library card to borrow items at any NNHLC library, or browse our shared catalog to request items be transferred to Conway for convienent pick-up.



Signing Up for a Library Card


Adults

Valid photo identification and proof of current physical address must be provided.

Residents of Albany, NH must provide a voucher which is issued at the Albany Town Hall.

Conway School District teachers qualify for a free card.  Proof of address and a valid school ID are required.  


Children & Teens

The minimum age to receive a library card is 5 years old.  A parent or legal guardian may apply for a card for her or his child.  The parent or legal guardian of the child is financially responsible for materials borrowed on the child’s card.  Also, the parent or guardian will decide at the time of issue whether or not to allow her or his child to access the Internet in the library.


Students at Kennett Middle & High Schools, who present a student-issued ID, may sign up for a card.  

 


Using Your Library Card

 

Most Valuable Card in Your Wallet

When borrowing materials, you must present your library card at the Check Out Desk.

 

Lost your card?  There is a $1.00 replacement charge for a new card.

 

 

Keep Us in the Loop

The library updates your contact information annually.  However, we ask that you report changes of mailing, physical and email addresses or phone numbers at the Check Out Desk as soon as possible.

 

 

Financial Responsibility

Want family members or friends to pick up materials on your behalf or choose their own materials?  Go ahead and give them you library card to use.  Just remember, you are financially responsible for all items borrowed and charges incurred on your card.


If you lose your card, call the library immediately. We will block it from being used.  You are responsible for all items borrowed and charges incurred on your card until the library is notified.

 

 

Parental Responsibility

Parents or legal guardians are responsible for the appropriateness of materials checked out to their children, including electronic information accessed via the Internet, and for overdue or damaged items.

 

 

Confidentiality

All contact information, as well as information regarding materials borrowed, is confidential.  Please review the Conway Public Library’s Confidentiality of Library Records Policy for more information.