Apply here for your FREE membership!

Apply online* for your free York County Libraries membership!

Your account will be set up by a staff member within 48 hours. When is it ready, we'll send you an email with your account number in it.  Your card will arrive in the mail 14 days or less! 

*Please note: Your card is not available for pick up if you apply online.  But you can apply for membership at any of our 13 Libraries!

You will need to provide a valid ID upon your first checkout in the library.

 

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YCL Borrowing Policies
Sharing YCL materials makes great cents! 
Here are the rules to follow, so everyone gets a chance to borrow the goods!

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Three week loan & renewal:

Check out library books, audiobooks, and music for three weeks.

Renew in three week increments for up to a year.*

Overdue fee is $0.25 per item, per day.

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Three week loan & renewal for new releases 

  • New Library Materials
  • Renew one time.*
  • Overdue fee is $0.25 per item, per day.

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One Week Rental:

  • All DVD's and box sets $2.
  • Video Games $2.
  • Renew one time for $2.*
  • Overdue fee is $1 per item, per day. 

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One or two week eBranch loan

  • Borrow eBooks and eAudios for two weeks or change loan period to one week.
  • The items automatically return.
  • Overdue fees do not apply. 

 

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For your Convenience:

  • You may place up to five holds on any physical library materials.
  • You may place up to five holds on digital items.

•Any circulating York County Libraries item can be checked out at any library,

renewed at any library, and returned to any library. 

•Items can be renewed online, via phone, or at a library.

•Incurred fees may be paid at any library.

•Lost library cards may be replaced by any library for a $1.00 fee.

•You may place up to 5 holds at a time on York County Libraries' materials
and designate which location you would like to pick up your hold items.

•If you need a book that is not in the York County Libraries' catalog, you may
click here to request that it be borrowed from a library
outside of York County through our interlibrary loan service. 
Up to two requests, including holds, may be made at a time.

•Your card is considered active for a three-year period. 
You can renew your card and any YCL location or by clicking here!

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Six week teacher loan:

  • Members with teacher cards can borrow books, audiobooks and music for six weeks to support lesson plans.
  • These items may not be renewed.
  • Overdue fee is $0.25 per item, per day. 

Please contact the Children's Desk at 846-5300 ext 6942 for more information.

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Overdue Items and Fees

•If you have items that are overdue, you will need to return or renew them,
and pay at least 25 % of your fees prior to checking out additional items.  
This will continue each time you visit the library until the balance is paid.   

•Fees are $0.25 a day per item (print and audio),
and $1.00 per item per day for DVDs, Videos, and Video Games.

•If you have overdue items or fines, and you need to replace or renew your card,
any library can do this after the items have been returned or renewed, and/or fees paid.

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*Renewal exception

If a hold has been placed (by another library member) on the title you have borrowed/rented, then it cannot be renewed and should be returned by your due date. 

Need your card renewed or your info updated?

It is just a click away!