HOW TO GET A LIBRARY CARD
It’s easy! Just come in with identification that includes your name and current local address.
Children under the age of 16 must apply for a card with a parent or guardian who presents proper identification and cosigns the registration card.
To borrow Library materials, all persons must present a valid Mid-Hudson library card or acceptable proof of identity. Please note that you are responsible for all items checked out on your card.
Online Patron Self-Registration
You can register for a library card online to enable access to our digital content. Fill out and submit the form below and within one to two business days you will receive an email with your library card number and temporary PIN. This card can be used to access digital content including e-books, downloadable audiobooks, streaming music and videos and digital magazines. The physical card is needed to check out any physical items and can be picked up at Reed Library upon presentation of ID and address verification. Please contact the library with any questions, 845-225-2439.
WHAT YOU CAN DO WITH YOUR LIBRARY CARD
Check your record on-line
Go to www.carmellibrary.org and click “My Account“. Log in using your library card number and pin. Update personal information, view items currently checked out to you, renew those you are not quite finished with yet, pay fines, and keep a reading inventory.
Find and order books, DVDs, CDs, games
Go to www.carmellibrary.org and click “Search the Catalogue“. Request a title, chose the library where you would like to pick it up, and receive a call or email when it is ready for you.
Borrow Ebooks and download audio books
Go to our www.carmellibrary.org, scroll down and click the OverDrive button to get started.
Borrow a Kindle
Try our e-readers loaded with current and classic titles.
Stream or download music, movies and more
Use your Reed Library card to stream or download music, movies, TV shows and audio books. Click the hoopla icon on our homepage to get started.
Learn a Language
Go to www.carmellibrary.org and click on the Mango icon. Try Mango Basic for beginners in a new language. The program teaches helpful everyday phrases in 22 foreign languages and 14 English as a Second Language (ESL) courses.
Visit a Museum
Use your Reed Library card to borrow passes to many great museums including The Intrepid Air and Space Museum, The Hudson River Museum, The Guggenheim Museum, The Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum, The American Museum of Natural History, and many more.