Obtaining a Library Card
Any permanent resident or property owner in Avalon may obtain a free library card by demonstrating proof of residence or ownership of property.
Family members of residents or property owners of Avalon may be issued a free card providing the resident or property is a patron of the library and agrees to the membership of the family member. A signature is required by the resident or property owner.
Permanent residents of Cape May County may obtain free library cards by demonstrating proof of residence and presenting ID.
The Avalon Free Public Library maintains reciprocal borrowing arrangements with the following libraries: Absecon Free Public Library, Atlantic City Free Public Library, Linwood Free Public Library, Margate Public Library, Ocean City Free Public Library, and the Otto Bruyns Public Library of Northfield. Persons who have a valid library card at a reciprocating library may obtain an Avalon library card. See the library staff for procedure.
Avalon vacation renters can obtain a seasonal library cards which is valid from Memorial Day through October 15. We need to see your drivers license, telephone number(s) (both local and home), local address. One card per family.
A completed library card application form must be filled out in all above cases and presented with the required ID and proof of residence.