124 North St Lehighton PA 18235 610-377-2750 liblehtn@ptd.net


New card, more options

The Lehighton, Catasauqua, Coplay, Dimmick (Jim Thorpe), Emmaus, Lower Macungie, Palmerton, Parkland, Penn-Kidder, Slatington, Southern Lehigh and Whitehall public libraries have joined together to form the Lehigh Carbon Libraries Cooperative (LCLC).
Eleven libraries now share their collections
The new SHARE card gives you access to all 12 libraries
Register at any of the 12 libraries
Choose from 500,000+ items including books, DVDs, audiobooks, eBooks and more
Request items from any of these libraries & you can pick them up within 1-2 days

What do I need to register for a library card?

Photo Identification: Valid PA Driver’s License or Valid PA Photo Identification Card
Proof of your current address: PA Driver’s License or PA Photo ID or a Current utility bill (water, gas, electric, phone) or other mail (at the discretion of the Library Director).

Other Requirements

Children must be 5 years old to get a library card: Children ages 5 to 17 years must be accompanied by a parent with photo ID and proof of current address when signing up for a library card.
If you lose your library card: Library cardholders must inform us in person or call us by phone to invalidate a lost library card and prevent others from using it. A replacement fee of $2.00 will be charged to reissue a library card.
Library card security:
You are financially responsible for everything that is checked out on your library card. Do not let other people use your library card or the items you check out.
Change of address:
Let us know if your contact information changes (address, phone number, email address).


The library’s physical collection includes:

Books: Fiction & Non-fiction and Audiobooks for Children, Young Adults, and Adults. Adult Large Print.

Movies: DVDs, Children & Adult


Loan Periods:

New books can be checked out for 2 weeks and can be renewed 1 time.

DVDs can be checked out for 1 week and can be renewed 1 time.

DVD Series can be checked out for 2 weeks and can be renewed 1 time.

All other books and audiobooks can be checked out for 3 weeks and can be renewed 1 time.



Up to 15 items at a time can be checked out on each library card.

Only 3 movies per card are allowed to be checked out at a time.


Overdue Fines:

Books: 25 cents a day per item

Movies:  50 cents a day per item

ILL Materials: $1.00 a day per item