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Hillside residents can register for a FREE library card at the circulation desk by presenting two forms of identification with your address. One must be a photo I.D. such as a driver’s license, a state I.D., or a school I.D. for students. Proof of residency will be accepted with the following: 

  • Bank or check book
  • Computerized bill from charge card
  • Hospital or medical bill
  • Property tax bill
  • Utility bill
  • Voter’s registration card

New library cards can not be obtained 15 minutes before closing.

For children under the age of 18, parents are required to sign the application and show an ID with their current address.

Acceptable Picture ID Options

  • Driver’s License
  • Matricula Consular
  • Passport
  • State Identification Card
  • Student Identification Card

Additional Documents

If the current address is not on the picture ID, then one of the following will be acceptable along with the picture ID.

  • Credit Card Statement (Current within 60 days)
  • Instructional Driver’s permit (Current within 60 days)
  • Lease Or Housing Agreement (Current)
  • Tax bill
  • Utility Bill (Telephone, Gas, Electric, Water or Cable) (Current within 60 days)
  • Other official pieces of mail (Current within 60 days)