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.
For more Identification ideas check out Identification