FCPL can process payments through cash, personal check, or credit card. The credit cards we accept include: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, debit cards requiring signature (not PIN), and cards issued by US Banks (we do not accept American Express). We accept credit cards for fines, lost or damaged item charges, collection referral fees, and Friends of the Library tote bags. We can't accept credit cards for Friends of the Library memberships, bad check fees, or interlibrary loan invoices from other libraries.
FCPL offers email newsletters about programs and resources specialized for General Interest, Children, and Teens. The Library also publishes a printed newsletter called Bookmarks, available in your branch or online.
Requests can be made at any of the Information desks of the libraries. You can also make requests through our Suggest a purchase form. Please give the library as much information as possible about the items you are looking for the library to purchase.
Volunteers at Frederick County Public Libraries must be 14 years or older and Volunteer Opportunities vary from branch to branch. To find out what opportunities may be available, call the branch closest to you and ask to speak to the Branch Administrator.
Cards are free to:
- anyone who lives or works in Maryland
- anyone with a valid card from any of the following libraries:
- cities of: Alexandria, Falls Church, and Washington D.C.
- Virginia counties of: Arlington; Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William
Out of State residents may obtain a card for a one-time fee of $40.00.