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Teacher Cards

To be Eligible for a Teacher Card:

  • You must live or teach in a school in the state of Ohio
  • Homeschool parents/guardians who reside in Ohio also qualify for a Teacher Card.
  • You must have a valid M/RCPL Library Card
  • Your Library Card must be in good standing

To Apply for a Teacher Card:

  • Bring your school ID, pay stub, or proof that you work at a school.

  • Bring your M/RCPL Library Card

  • Bring two forms of identification, one with your current address, if you do not have a valid M/RCPL Library Card

  • Homeschool applicants must show proof of homeschooling (e.g. Homeschooling recognition letter from School Superintendent)

The following items can be checked out for 9 weeks on a Teacher Card (with no renewals):

  • Books

  • Music CDs

  • Audio Books

These items can be checked out for 4 weeks on a Teacher Card (with no renewals):

  • Informational and older Entertainment DVDs (7-day)

  • Blu-ray (7-day)

These materials CANNOT be checked out on a Teacher Card:

  • 3-day DVDs

  • 3-day Blu-rays

  • 14 day Books

  • Speed Readers

  • Magazines

  • Video Games

  • Binge Boxes

  • Any item requiring a Borrower Agreement

  • SearchOhio & OhioLINK items

All items checked out on a Teacher Card are fine free. The replacement fee for up to two items per school year will be waived.

Any questions, contact the Children's Department at 419-521-3130 or your local branch library.

Main Library

43 West Third Street
Mansfield, OH 44902
(419) 521-3100

Open Hours

Mon-Thu: 9 AM-8 PM
Fri-Sat: 9 AM-5 PM
Sun: 1 PM-5 PM

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