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Get a Library Card

free library card is available to all Old Lyme residents and property owners.  Visit the Reference Desk to complete a registration form and you will be issued a card the same day. We ask patrons to bring one form of identification (driver’s license, utility bill, lease) to show proof of residency.

You may also register online. Please bring identification with you when you come to pick up your card.

  • Children are eligible for a card when they are five years old or in kindergarten.
  • Residents of other Connecticut towns should bring their current hometown library card to register.
  • Replacement card fee $1
  • Temporary cards will be issued to out of state residents good for one year. Fee $10

Download the Patron Registration Form in  PDF Format

You can fill in the form using Adobe Reader, save it to your computer, and email your completed form to reference@oldlyme.lioninc.org. You can also print out the form and mail it to the library at 2 Library Lane, Old Lyme, CT 06371.