How to Get a Library Card

You can apply for a library card online, or by visiting the library in-person during our normal hours of operation at 840 Teaneck Road.

Resident Card

To apply in-person for a resident card, you will need the following documentation:

Valid NJ Driver’s License or non-driver’s ID showing a current Teaneck street address (no P. O. box)


Two (2) of the following containing the applicant’s name and street address:

  • Deed
  • Mortgage statement
  • Town tax bill
  • Lease
  • Utility bill (e.g. PSE&G, water, phone)
  • Bank statement
  • Credit card bill
  • Notarized affidavit of landlord
  • Letter from shelter or adult residence

Minors, 13 and older, if not accompanied by a parent or guardian with the required ID, may present their most recent report card, class schedule or progress report showing their name and Teaneck address.

Courtesy Card

If you do not live in a community that is a member of BCCLS, but work in Teaneck, you may be eligible for a Courtesy Card. Note: a courtesy card can only be used on-site at Teaneck Public Library.

To apply in-person for a courtesy card, you will need the following documentation:

Letter from employer on letterhead showing employment in Teaneck, or latest pay stub showing name and address of employer


Driver’s license with home address

Updated June 2015