Get a Library Card

A current library card is all that is needed for borrowing circulating materials.

Library cards issued by the Corry Public Library are valid at any Erie County Public Library Branch and every Independent Public Library of Erie County.  If you have a library card from one of these libraries, it is also valid at the Corry Public Library.

Staff at any library outlet will issue you a card when you show one of the following proofs your current address:


  • PA Diver’s License
  • Utility Bill
  • Vehicle Registration
  • Voter registration card
  • Auto Insurance Card
  • College ID
  • Checkbook
  • Mailed bank statement
  • PA Non-driver’s ID card
  • Payroll check
  • Professional license
  • Report Card
  • School ID
  • W-2 form


Applications for children age 13 and under require a parent or guardian signature to accept responsibilities for borrowed materials.

Library cards are free to residents of the Corry School District, and anyone with an ACCESS PA sticker on their library card from another library.

There is a $1.00 replacement fee for lost cards.

If you change your address or lose your library card, please notify the library immediately. The Corry Public Library is not responsible for any unauthorized use of a library card.

What kind of information does the Library keep about books I check out or other information services I use?

To receive a library card, borrowers are required to proof of identity, birth date, and mailing address. This identifying information is retained as long as the borrower continues to use the library card. A borrower’s library record includes current information, items currently checked out or on hold, as well as overdue materials and fines. The Library does not maintain a history of what a borrower has previously checked out once books and materials are returned on time. Similarly, the Library’s computer search stations are programmed to delete the history of a user’s Internet session and all searches once an individual session is completed. The Library treats reference questions, whether in person or online, confidentially. Personal identifying information related to these questions is purged on an ongoing basis.


If you would like to Maintain your Reading History please see more information here.