How do I get a library card?
Membership at the library allows you to borrow items from the South Berwick Public Library collection and other Maine Infonet Libraries for use at home.
To apply for membership at the South Berwick Public Library please bring something to identify yourself with proof of residency. A driver’s license and utility bill will work fine.
Driver’s license or state ID
Social Security card
Alien Registration card
Food stamp card
Acceptable Proof of Residence
Printed checks/deposit slips
Cancelled mail with postmark dated within the last 30 days
Valid hunting or fishing license
Rent receipt, Lease, mortgage agreement or tax bill
SAD 35 student ID
Children 5-13 need a parent or legal guardian’s signature (and parental ID) to get a library membership.
Not a South Berwick Resident?
Residents of Berwick, North Berwick, Eliot and Rollinsford may get memberships at the South Berwick Library for free as part of our Interlibrary Collaborative. Please bring photo ID and proof of residence to get a membership. Students may use a SAD 35 ID and teachers in SAD 35 may use a pay check stub. Residents of other towns may purchase a membership for a $20 annual fee for a family account.
How long can I keep items?
The loan period is 3 weeks and items may be renewed once time for a total of 6 weeks unless someone is waiting.
Items borrowed from other libraries in the Maine system may have different loan rules.
Late fees are 5¢ per day with a maximum of $5.00 per item.
How many items can I borrow?
You can borrow up to 50 items at a time.
3 movies at a time.
Do you have public computers?
There are 6 public computers for use by visitors.
Do you have Wi-Fi?
There is Wi-Fi available throughout the building and on the grounds.
Do you have programs?
Current program and event information can be found on the South Berwick Public Library website.
Do you have a copy machine?
Printing from the public computers or make copies:
Black & white copies are .10 each
Color copies are .25 each
Do you have a scanner?
Our printer will scan to an email address. This service is free.
Do you have a fax machine?
Faxes can be sent out but not received. The fee is $1.00 per page.
Do you have a notary?
We do not have a notary at the library at this time.
Free Notary Services:
- Town Hall clerks can notarize documents for you is you are a resident.
- Your bank will notarize documents for you if you have a bank account.
Make an appointment with a private notary.Click here to search for notaries by town in York County.