Your Library Card

The West Caldwell Public Library is open for use to everyone. To check out books or other materials, a patron must have a card registered with the West Caldwell Public Library or a card from a BCCLS participating library. Anyone who lives in or owns property in the Township of West Caldwell is entitled to a free library card with current proof of residency. Your library card must be renewed every three years as a resident.

Current proof of residency includes:
Driver’s License
Utility Bill
Tax Bill
Bank Statement
Lease or Rent Receipt.

Questions?
Phone: +1 973.226.5441
Email: wcalref@westcaldwell.bccls.org

A Resident Card membership allows you access to a range of services:

In-House Items:
Books
DVDs and Blu-Rays
Board Games
Video Games
Audiobooks
Magazines
Music CDs
GoPro Cameras
Sewing Machines
Museum Passes
Ancestry.com

eBooks and eAudio:
Axis 360
Overdrive

eMagazines:
RBDigital

Language Learning:
Rosetta Stone

Paid and Courtesy Cards

Non-residents who are employed in West Caldwell may receive a “Courtesy Card” at no charge with proof of local employment. All courtesy cards must be renewed annually. Proof of employment must be a pay stub with employer’s address and/or a letter from employer verifying local employment.

Non-residents who are not employed in West Caldwell and do not live in an area with a library that participates in open borrowing may pay for a “Paid Card.” All paid non-resident cards must be renewed annually.

Fees are as follows:

$250 per individual or family
$150 for seniors (62 years and older)

For Axis 360 access and free eBooks, you must have a valid PIN number. PIN numbers can be acquired in person only at the Circulation Desk.

To get a Paid Card, you must bring the following to the library:

  1. A Photo ID
  2. A Checkbook or Cash amount (Credit or Bank Cards currently not accepted)

To get a Courtesy Card, you must bring the following to the library:

  1. A Photo ID
  2. Proof of Employment (printed pay stub and/or employer verification letter)

A Paid or Courtesy Card membership allows you access to a range of services:

In-House Items:
Books
DVDs and Blu-Rays
Board Games
Video Games
Audiobooks
Magazines
Music CDs
Ancestry.com

eBooks and eAudio:
Axis 360

Language Learning:
Rosetta Stone

Services:
Program Registration
Tech Tuesdays
3D Printing
(Paid Only)
JerseyCat Request Fulfillment
JerseyClicks Online Databases

With Each Library Card, You Can….

Check out up to 50 items at a time.

Register for our…
Adult Events
Children’s Storytimes
Maker Programs
Teen Events
… and so much more!

Renew books either online (Resident) or by the phone (Paid and Courtesy).