How to Get a Library Card

How to Apply for a Library Card

Anyone may apply for a Boynton Beach City Library card. Residents are eligible for a free library card and non-residents are eligible for a library card with a $30 fee. You are eligible if you:

  • Live within the City limits of Boynton Beach
  • Own a business or lease commercial property in the City limits of Boynton Beach
  • Are an employee of the City of Boynton Beach
  • Live in the unincorporated area of Palm Beach County
  • Live in a city that cooperates with the Palm Beach County Library System or a city that has a reciprocal agreement with us (Delray Beach, Lake Park, Lantana, Lake Worth, North Palm Beach, Palm Springs, Riviera Beach, or West Palm Beach)
  • Are a student in the Palm Beach County Schools-elementary through high school
  • Possess an active SEFLIN One Card in good standing
  • Are a short-term resident of at least three months with documented proof

Apply in person to obtain a Boynton Beach City Library Card. Bring a current photo ID with your name and current address plus one other form of identification listed below with the current matching address. If your photo ID is not a Florida ID or has an old address, bring two forms of identification with your name and current address. The Boynton Beach City Library Card is valid for three years. Renewal procedures are the same as obtaining a new card.

Residents of Highland Beach, City of Boca Raton, Town of Palm Beach, Manalapan, Village of Golf or Town of Gulf Stream may apply for a Non-Resident Card for a $30 fee. See our information on Non-Resident Cards.

Acceptable Forms of Identification that include the applicant's name and current address:

  • Auto Registration
  • Utility Bill
  • Pay Stub or W-2
  • Credit Card Bill or bank statement
  • Voters Registration
  • Any official proof of residence with your name and local address
  • Any of the above or similar official proofs on your cell phone

Children must apply in person at the Library with a parent or legal guardian to obtain a Library card. The parent or guardian must have the two forms of identification as outlined above. A legal guardian must show proof of legal guardianship. The parent or legal guardian assumes responsibility for all Library items lost, damaged or overdue collection fees.