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Adult Cards

All residents of the Westhampton Beach Union Free School District are eligible to receive a Westhampton Free Library card. Residents of the Remsenburg-Speonk Union Free School District, the Eastport-South Manor Central School District, the East Moriches Union Free School District, and the East Quogue School District are eligible to select the Westhampton Free Library for library services. At least one document listing local residency must be provided when applying for a card. Documents that may be used as proof of residency are as follows.

Property owners must provide:

  • Valid drivers license with local address
  • Current car registration with local address
  • Tax bill, mortgage statement or deed
  • Homeowner’s insurance policy
  • Voter registration
  • Beach pass (w/o photograph)
  • Utility bill
  • Bank statement
  • Condo/Co-op share holders member list

Year-round renters must provide:

  • Valid drivers license with local address
  • Current car registration with local address
  • Year-round lease
  • Signed letter from landlord on letterhead stating that you are a year-round tenant
  • Military I.D.

Partial-year renters must provide:

  • Current lease
  • Signed letter from landlord, employer or family member on letterhead stating that you are a tenant, employee or family member

Students must provide:

  • A current year school ID or report card.

 

Juvenile Cards

All children (under 18) who are residents of Westhampton Beach School District, as well as residents of the Remsenburg-Speonk Union Free School District, the Eastport-South Manor Central School District, the East Moriches Union Free School District, and the East Quogue School District, are eligible to receive a Westhampton Free Library juvenile card. Children “prove” residence by having a family member, who is a library cardholder, accompany them to the library and assist them with the application process or by providing a current school ID or report card. Parents will be responsible for all fines and lost/damaged fees. These fees will be applied to the child’s card if necessary. Juvenile cardholders may borrow library materials from the children’s room and from the young adult fiction collection.

Juvenile Cards with Adult Privileges

In order for children under 18 to borrow materials from the adult collections of the library, the parent must grant prior permission. Juveniles who are granted adult privileges will be able to borrow all library materials, including books, magazines, videos, DVDs and CDs.

Business Cards

“Local use only” library cards will be issued to business owners working within the boundaries of the Westhampton Beach Union Free School District. Employers who wish to grant borrowing privileges to their employees may do so at their discretion. Library regulations, including fines, loan rules, reserve and inter-library loan privileges, apply to business cardholders in the same manner as district residents. Business owners will be responsible for all unpaid fines or charges incurred by their employees.

Military Cards

A regular Westhampton Free Library card will be issued to those serving in the military in Westhampton, provided they show a military ID.

Educator’s Library Cards

Teacher CardThe Westhampton Free Library is pleased to offer Educator’s Library cards to help our community’s educators better meet their needs and the needs of their students. If you are a public or private school educator, or daycare provider, who works in the Westhampton Beach, East Moriches,
Eastport, East Quogue, Remsenburg/ Speonk communities, you are eligible for an Educator’s Library card.

Please note that the Educator’s Library Cards may only be used to check out materials at the Westhampton Free Library. Other area libraries will not honor these cards.

Educator Library Card Guidelines: Educators must submit a completed application, verification of employment, and a personal ID that verifies their home address. The library card will be issued in the employee’s name and will be valid for the school year (September through June). Cards will expire yearly on July 1. Each cardholder may borrow up to 25 items. All materials loaned are subject to our standard circulation rules unless other arrangements are made. Materials checked out on an Educator card should be for CLASSROOM USE ONLY. These materials should not be loaned to individual students for home use. Because of the limited availability of some materials (holidays, seasonal titles and report topics), at times we may ask that teachers limit their selections to 5 books per subject. All materials checked out on the Educator card are the responsibility of the cardholder. DAMAGED, LOST, or STOLEN materials are the financial obligation of the cardholder.

To apply for the card, please click the download link below, print it out, and bring the completed form, along with your employment verification and ID, to the Westhampton Free Library.

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Expiration Dates

Westhampton Beach School District residents’ cards will be valid for three years. Those patrons contracting for library service from the surrounding school districts will need to renew their library cards annually. Contract cards will expire each year on July 1st.

Have a card from another library?

If so, you need to surrender that card if you would like a Westhampton Free Library card. Also, you need to settle debts at other Suffolk Libraries before a Westhampton Free Library card will be issued.

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