Yes, you will need a North Country Library System Card (available at Public Libraries in St. Lawrence, Lewis, Oswego and Jefferson County) if you wish to check out materials from the library.  You will need to present your card at the time of check out each time. 

If it is your first card in the North Country Library System signing up is free. You can register online here.

If you have had one before it will cost $2.00 to replace if you are an adult and $1.00 for children 5-14 years of age. 

If you need a card, bring a valid form of photo ID to the library and fill out a short registration form. 

Forms of ID

Children (beginning at 5 years old)Adults
Birth Certificate*Benefit Card with Photo
SafeChild CardBirth Certificate*
School ID/Home School IDDriver’s License or Photo ID
Social Security Card*Social Security Card*
US Military Dependent Photo ID CardSt. Regis Mohawk Tribal Photo ID Card
 US College ID Card With Photo
 US Military Dependent Photo ID Card
 US Military Photo ID Card (issued to active, reserve, and retired military personnel only)

* Under review as these are not forms of photo ID.

If you wish to read books or magazines in the library you do not need a library card.