Borrowing Policies

Library Card Info
Free library cards for residents of: Berwick Borough, Briar Creek Borough, Nescopeck Township, Nescopeck Borough, Hollenback Township, Salem Township, North Centre Township, and those with a valid card from a participating Access PA library.

All others pay an annual fee.

Non-resident library card – $15.00 per year (child of paying non-resident parent(s) receive free Juvenile or Young Adult library card)

Lifetime membership – $50.00

Proof of current address is required to register for a library card. A valid driver’s license is preferred. Other acceptable proof includes utility bills, checking accounts, or medical cards. Children under 16 years of age require a parent/guardian signature signed on the premises to obtain a library card.

Computer Access Only cards are available for patrons requiring computer use only with no borrowing privileges.

In-Library Use Materials
Reference Books, Newspapers, Local History and Genealogy Collection,
Berwick High School Yearbooks, Current Magazine Issues

Materials Available for Loan
Books for Adults, Teens, and Children, Large Print Books, Paperback Books, Books on CD, Magazines, DVDs, Blu-Rays, Video Games

Loan Periods and Limits
DVDs/Blu-Rays/Video games – 5 total per patron, 7 days (1 renewal on DVDS/Blu-Rays/Video games. New titles cannot be renewed)
Patrons must be 13 years or older.

All other materials are for 2 weeks with 2 renewals. Items on reserve
may not be renewed.
Print items – 15 per patron
Books on CD – 5 per patron

Late Fees/Service Fees
Overdue books/Magazines – $0.20 per day per item
DVDs/Blu-rays/Video games/CDs – $1.00 per day per item
Patrons with a Fine/Fee of $10 or more will not be able to
borrow any materials.