This piece of plastic enables you to borrow vast numbers of books that you may or may not have time to read. You are allowed to forget about the books you borrowed from library stacks and rack up large late fee charges. You do not require a library card to enter most public libraries, however many major universities will refuse a person entry to the stacks if they do not hold a card with a photo likeness of the carrier.

It is also possible, at certain libraries, to secure computer stations for use of educational cdroms, internet access, video media access, or other special technological wonders.

To attain a public library card, you often require one piece of photo ID, and proof that you live in the same community as the institution. University libraries will typically require that you are a student or member of that academic community.

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