Get a Library Card

New Canaan patrons need an active Library card to borrow materials from our Digital Library.  New Canaan patrons who do not have a card or need to renew their library card can do so online.

Fill out the online form or you may email us with the following information and we will create a card for you!

  • a copy of photo identification and proof of New Canaan residency, such as driver’s license, passport, or photo ID with an official document (such as a utility bill)
  • Phone number
  • Email address
  • If card is for a minor (under 18 years old) please include parent/guardian information and library card number. Photo IDs are not required for minors.

New Canaan Library cards are issued to:

  • New Canaan residents with proof of residency, such as a driver’s license, utility bill, lease, insurance card, etc., showing both name and address.
  • People who work or attend school in New Canaan and live out of state with proof of employment/enrollment and identification.
  • People who own property in New Canaan and live out of state with a local property tax bill and identification.