You now have a few ways to sign up for a limited edition New York Public Library (NYPL) card! All Barnard students are eligible for a free library card.
- Online (only if physically in New York State, and you’ll need to stop by a branch some time for the actual card)
- At any NYPL branch (bring your student ID)
- Or with a Barnard Personal Librarian! PLs all have NYPL cards in our offices and can sign you up on the spot (your card won’t be active for a week though)
The NYPL has 92 locations in Manhattan, the Bronx, and Staten Island, with items that can be shipped directly to the branch of your choice for easy pick-up! (The closest branches to Barnard are the Morningside Heights and George Bruce branches.)
The NYPL has more than 6 million items circulating, including books, e-books, audiobooks, music, and movies. Thank you to our friends at the George Bruce branch for working with us to make on-campus card signups happen!