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Sign up for a library card online!

The Allegany County Library system now allows you to register for a library card from home using our website.     Those who don’t have a library card can now sign up and take advantage of our eBooks, eAudiobooks, streaming movies, and print materials .   For those people who haven’t used the library in a while, we have also removed any system blocks (overdue fines, expired cards, etc) so you can also take advantage of our resources from home.   Please Contact Us if you need to renew or update your library account.

To register for a library card online, start by clicking the Start Here button below.  Then click on “tap here to register.” For detailed instructions for online registration, please click here.

After reading the introductory text, you can then select your home library and fill out your information. Please be sure to include your email address to complete the online registration process. You will then receive a temporary barcode starting with the letters PACREG (i.e. PACREG253027). Library staff will then create the account and send you an email with your updated account information so you can begin using our online resources!

Please see our Coronavirus page for the latest library news and also our FAQ page for specific questions.  Please use the Contact Us form or call any of the libraries if you have any questions.