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Berks Libraries Celebrate National Library Card Sign-up Month

by Berks County Public Libraries

Berks Libraries Celebrate National Library Card Sign-up Month

This September, Berks County libraries are encouraging everyone to stop by their local library to register for a library card as part of Library Card Sign-up Month. From borrowing books, eBooks, and audiobooks to getting homework help, learning new skills, or attending a book club or story time, a library card helps everyone do more of what they enjoy. All without stretching their budget.

Since 1987, Library Card Sign-up Month has been held each September to mark the beginning of the school year. During the month, the American Library Association and libraries work together in a national effort to ensure every child signs up for their own library card, but everyone—regardless of age—is encouraged to sign up.

A standard Berks County Public Libraries card is available to anyone who lives, works, or goes to school in Berks County and allows cardholders to:

These and other services are available free to library cardholders. Lost your library card? Receive a free replacement by visiting any of the 23 Berks County Public Libraries locations. Find a library near you by visiting

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact your local library or visit