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Getting a Library Card

To show proof of Fort Lee residency, the following will be accepted:

  • A valid New Jersey driver’s license showing a Fort Lee address


One of the following:

  • A bank statement showing a Fort Lee address
  • A credit card bill showing a Fort Lee address
  • A rental lease showing a Fort Lee address
  • A tax bill from the Borough of Fort Lee

What You Can Do with It:

  • Borrow books, eBooks, CDs, and DVDs from any of the 76 libraries in the Bergen County Cooperative Library System (BCCLS)
  • Get internet access through the public computers at the Fort Lee Library and other libraries in the BCCLS system
  • Access your Library Account
  • Use any of the many databases provided on the Fort Lee Library website
  • Request items
Books: Adult Fiction,   Non-Fiction and Children’s
28 days
New Books: Adult Fiction   & Non-Fiction
14 days
5 days
Audiobooks, CDs and Playaways:   Adult and Children’s
28 days
DVDs: Adult and Children’s
14 days
High Demand DVDs & BluRay7 days1$1.00/day
Video Games14 days2$1.00/day

Please remember:

  • A valid library card must be presented in order to borrow any library materials.
  • There is a limit of 50 items total per library card.
  • There is a limit of 7 DVDs per card.
  • Items may be returned at the Fort Lee Library or any BCCLS Library.
  • Late fees do not accrue on holidays or other days the Library is closed.
  • You may check your account online to view due dates and renew items.
  • Borrowing privileges will be restricted if there are fees over $10.00 on any library card.
  • Late fees and lost items can be paid in person at the library by cash or check.