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Get a Membership

Get a Membership

Membership at the library allows you to borrow items from the South Berwick Public Library collection and other Maine Infonet Libraries for use at home. To apply for membership at the South Berwick Public Library please bring something to identify yourself with proof of residency.  (A driver’s license and utility bill will work fine.

Acceptable ID:  (must have something including a street address.  PO Box alone is not enough
Driver’s license or state ID
Social Security card
Alien Registration card
School ID
Food stamp card
Acceptable Proof of Residence    (must have something including a street address.  PO Box alone is not enough
Auto registration
Printed checks/deposit slips
Utility bill
Cancelled mail with postmark dated within the last 30 days
Valid hunting or fishing license
Rent receipt, Lease, mortgage agreement or tax bill
SAD 35 student ID

Children 5-13 need a parent or legal guardian’s signature (and parental ID) to get a library membership.

Not a South Berwick Resident?

Residents of Berwick, North Berwick, Eliot and Rollinsford may get memberships at the South Berwick Library for free as part of our Interlibrary Collaborative. Please bring photo ID and proof of residence to get a membership. Students may use a SAD 35 ID and teachers in SAD 35 may use a pay check stub.  Residents of other towns may purchase a membership for a $20 annual fee for a family account.

Checking Out Materials

  • The loan period is 3 weeks
  • Items may be renewed once times for a total of 6 weeks unless someone is waiting.
  • Late fees are 5¢ per day with a maximum of $5.00 per item.