Eligibility for a Library Card
Library cards are free to:
• all people who live, work, pay taxes or attend school in Whitby.
You can get a Library Card in two easy steps:
1. Fill out an application form: Go in person to any Whitby Public Library location, or apply online by completing the Borrower Self-Registration Form (click here). If you apply online, you must have your membership validated in person at any of our 3 branches. Applications made for children 13 years and younger must be signed by their parent or legal guardian who can verify the child's address, sign the library card, and take responsibility for any activity on that card.
2. Present the required identification: Show your current Ontario driver’s license or Ontario Photo Card, or present two pieces of identification, one with your current address on it. Please see the list below for examples of acceptable forms of identification if you do not have photo ID.
If you move, change your telephone number, or change your email address, please notify us so that we can update our records.
Acceptable forms of identification may include but are not limited to: