If you are a resident of Bloomfield Township or work in or for Bloomfield Township, apply for a library card either online or at the Circulation desk. A nonresident with a library card for a library that is located in his or her community, is a current member of The Library Network and offers reciprocal borrowing privileges to Bloomfield Township Public Library cardholders may use his or her home library card to register at BTPL to borrow books and other materials, subject to BTPL policies and procedures.
You can register your library card either online or at the Circulation Desk. Cranbrook Education Community (Faculty, Staff and Students) and Detroit residents may register a card either online or at the Circulation desk. For more information about applying for or registering a library card click here .
Limit on Materials
Bloomfield Township residents and employees in and of Bloomfield Township, Birmingham, Cranbrook and Detroit card holders may check out up to 99 items. All other eligible card holders at the Bloomfield Township Public Library are limited to 10 items.
Updating Your Library Card
All library accounts expire and need to be regularly updated. Bloomfield Township residents and TLN non-residents must update their accounts every three years by birthdate. Bloomfield Township employees, Cranbrook Students / Faculty, Detroit and Troy residents must update their account every year by the date the account was created.
When your library card expires, all activity on the account will be blocked. In order to update your account, you must come to the Circulation desk and present current proof of residency and/or employment depending on your card type, as well as present a current photo ID.
All fines and fees accrued on an account must be paid IN FULL prior to updating an account.