Frequently Asked Questions

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While it’s not a requirement to make an appointment to utilize the Maurice L. Patterson Genealogy Research Room, we strongly urge you to email the library director to make an appointment to make the most of the resources we have to offer. We may be able to have our village historian available, or have items ready to go upon your arrival. This is particularly helpful for those coming in from out of town who are on a limited schedule.

You must provide some form of photo ID and proof of address to obtain a library card.

You do not need to be a year-round resident to obtain a library card. We will simply mark your local address as your summer address and add an alternate contact address to your information.

Yes, your child does not need a photo ID to obtain a library card. A parent or guardian will be required to present a proof of address, a photo ID, and sign for financial responsibility for the minor.

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