A Mark Twain Library card will be issued to any Redding resident who demonstrates proof of residency in Redding. Acceptable proof of residency includes a piece of mail delivered to your address in town, a Connecticut driver's license showing your Redding address, property or rental documents, etc.

Please come into the library with your proof of residency, and fill out a short application form. You will be immediately issued a library card good for five years, renewable at the end of the five-year period. This card can be used to borrow materials from any public library in the state of Connecticut.

Children may apply for library cards when they turn five.

Connecticut residents who work in or regularly visit Redding can borrow material from the Mark Twain Library using their hometown library cards. (If they prefer, individuals who work in Redding may apply for a Mark Twain Library card rather than using their hometown library cards; this is required of New York State residents.)