Want a library card?  We can help you with that.  The application procedure for a Pottstown Regional Public Library card is based on your place of residence.

Do you live in Pottstown / Upper Pottsgrove Twp / Lower Pottsgrove Twp /  West Pottsgrove Twp? (19464)

No problem! Stop in with a valid, up-to-date ID or if you haven’t updated your ID yet a lease/rental/mortgage agreement or utility bill  along with your ID and we’ll get you all set up.  You may complete the application at home or in the library.

PRPL Library Card Application

Do you live in Montgomery County not in Pottstown / Upper Pottsgrove Twp / Lower Pottsgrove Twp /  West Pottsgrove Twp? (19464)

No problem! Stop in with a valid, up-to-date ID and we’ll get you all set up.  You may complete the application at home or in the library.  The application will be sent to Montgomery County Libraries-Norristown and you will receive a library card in the mail.

Do you live in Chester County? (19465)

Please bring your Chester County Library System card along with valid, up-to-date picture ID so we can put you in the Montgomery County system. If you do not have a Chester County library card, you may apply for it online or go to the closest Chester County library and apply in person.

Do you live in Berks County?

Please bring your Berks County Library System card along with valid, up-to-date picture ID so we can put you in the Montgomery County system. If you do not have a Berks County library card, you may apply for it online or go to the closest Berks County Library and apply in person.

Circulation Periods and Associated Fines

Material:Circulates for:Overdue Fines:
Adult/Teen Books21 days$0.25 cents per day
Children’s Books21 days$0.25 cents per day
Children’s Books/CD Kits21 days$0.25 cents per day
Children’s STEM Kits & Launchpads21 days$5.00 dollars per day
Magazines21 days$0.25 cents per day
Audiobooks21 days$0.25 cents per day
Videos: New Feature Films7 days$1.00 dollar per day
Videos: Everything Else21 days$1.00 dollar per day
ROKUs14 days$5.00 dollars  per day
Wireless HotSpots7, 14, or 21 days$5.00 dollars per day
Museum Passes7 days$5.00 dollars per day
NOTE: Materials borrowed from other Montgomery County libraries may have different loan periods, based on the policies of the loaning library.  Materials borrowed from outside Montgomery County may require a small service charge and/or different circulation periods, based on the policies of the loaning library.

Lost or Damaged Items

Lost items, damaged items, or items returned without all components are charged at the cost of the item, plus a $6.00 processing fee in addition to any accumulated overdue fees.  If you have misplaced an item, please consult with library staff as soon as possible so that we can minimize your costs and replace any items that are in demand.

 

Access PA is a project of the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the Office of Commonwealth Libraries to provide a union catalog of libraries across the Pennsylvania. This catalog contains approximately 22.2 million titles.

Access PA facilitates resource sharing through inter-library loan among the libraries of Pennsylvania. Books or DVDs published in the past 6 months may not be requested through inter-library loan.

If you have a valid MCLINC library card, New materials may still be requested through MCLINC libraries.