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GET YOUR NY PUBLIC LIBRARY CARD AT ASA MANHATTAN, TUESDAY, JULY 1ST 12:00PM TO 1:30pm

“The three most important documents a free society gives are a birth certificate, a passport, and a library card.” ― EL Doctorow

Visit the ASA College Manhattan Library at 1293 Broadway, 4th Floor on Tuesday, July 1st and sign up for your own New York Public Library Card! From 12:00 until 1:30 a representative from the New York Public Library will be available to issue NYPL library cards to any ASA student with their student ID and one other item listed below.

Your library card can open doors to all the public libraries in New York City for borrowing both physical and digital materials, as well as the many free events available to the public. Visit http://www.nypl.org/ to see what the New York Public Library has in store for you!

Valid New York State IDs:

  • Current driver’s license
  • Current photo learner’s permit
  • Current non-driver’s identification
  • Current college or university photo ID card
  • Current employee photo ID card
  • New York City welfare ID card
  • Current Armed Services ID card
  • Alien Registration photo ID card
  • Matricula Consular (Mexican CID)
  • Current passport
  • Medicare/Medicaid card
  • Social Security card
  • Birth certificate
  • Medicare/Medicaid card
  • New York State motor vehicle registraion
  • Professional, vocational or union photo ID
  • Current rent bill or lease agreement
  • Tax bill or receipt**
  • Transit pass
  • Current photo ID with signature and expiration date issued by an embassy or consulate in New York
  • Statement from a homeless shelter*
  • Bank statement**
  • Cable, phone or utility bill**
  • Any piece of mail delivered by the US Post Office**

*Note: Post office boxes are not accepted as mailing addresses. Proof of residence is required.
**Note: Any tax bills, rent receipts or statements from a homeless shelter used for verification of your identity must be dated no more than 3 months prior to the application date.
**Note: Any of the above must be dated within the last 3 months, as indicated by the postmark or date of printed e-bill.
The name and address provided to verify your identification must match the information entered on the application.

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