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Before accessing your online library account, you must possess a library card.
How to Apply for an Adult Library Card:
Sachem library card is your passport to a variety of library services, privileges, and activities. Adult applicants must show current proof of residence or ownership when applying for a library card. Examples of valid forms of identification include:
Applicants can either complete an online library card application or apply in person at the Circulation Desk
Applying for Children’s and Teen Cards:
A child/teen under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian when applying for a Library Card. Your child, from infancy through the 5th grade, is eligible for a Children’s Library Card. When you register your child, you may choose to limit your child’s access to materials and computers only in the Children’s Room. Please stop by the Circulation Desk to review and change these access decisions at any time.
A child is eligible for a Teen Library Card on May 15th of the year he/she completes 5th grade. The parent/guardian must be present to sign the new Library Card.
Library Card Renewals:
Your library card is valid for 5 years. In order to renew your card, you must present proof of residency or ownership within the district. Library cards must be clear of all delinquencies and/or fines before they can be renewed.
You must register to use the “My Library Account” Feature.
The first time you register your account, you must have your library card available.
Your online Library Account gives you convenient access to many features
|Items:||Loan Period:||Fines per day:|
|New Books Adult, Children & Teen||14 Days||5 Cents|
|Fiction and Non-fiction Books Adult, Children and Teen||28 Days||5 Cents|
|Magazines||14 Days||50 Cents|
|Non-fiction DVDs||28 Days||50 Cents|
|Music CDs||14 Days||50 Cents|
|New Movies||3 Days||50 Cents|
|Movies||7 Days||50 Cents|
|Quik Flix||3 Days||50 Cents|
|Video Games||7 Days||50 Cents|
|Audiobooks||28 Days||50 Cents|
|Playaway Views||28 Days||50 Cents|
|eReaders||21 Days||50 Cents|
|Inter Library Loan||Dependent on Lending Library|
Pay Fines Online
Sachem Library fines and bills totaling over $1.00 may be paid online using Visa© and MasterCard©. Within the “My Account” section, select “Unpaid fines and bills.” Click on “Pay Your Library Fines Online,” and select the fines you wish to pay. Complete the form and click “Submit.”