How to get a

Library Card

Your library card is your key to the resources and services of the Finkelstein Memorial Library. In addition to borrowing library materials (books, DVDs, CDs, etc), your card allows you to use our high speed computers, download digital media (eBooks, etc.), search our premium online databases, watch movies on Hoopla, take out free museum passes and more.


Finkelstein Memorial library cards are FREE and available to all residents and property owners in the East Ramapo Central School District.

Library cards are valid at all public libraries in the Ramapo Catskill Library System.Library cards can be obtained at the Library’s front desk by presenting a valid photo ID and proof of East Ramapo Central School District (ERCSD) address with your name.

Please call us if you have any questions. 845-352-5700, ext. 250 or stop by the Circulation desk as you enter the Library.

Anyone 18 yrs. or older must present a valid photo ID.

  • The following are acceptable for a valid photo ID:
  • MV Driver's License
  • MV Non-driver's photo ID
  • Passport/Consulate Card
  • ERCSD School Photo ID (14 - 17 yrs of age)
  • If a 14- 17 yr old or older person does not have a ERCSD School Photo ID, then Children 5- 13 yrs old Rule applies

Rules for Children 5 yrs- 13 yrs of age or older.

  • Children must have a resident parent or legal guardian present with them to sign for a new registration or a replacement card plus one or both of the following:
  • Current East Ramapo Central School District Bus Pass
  • Valid Birth Certificate
  • Current School Report Card