Bangor Public Library serves the communities in the Bangor Area School District. If you live in Bangor Borough, East Bangor Borough, Portland, Roseto, Upper Mount Bethel Township, Washington Township and the section of Lower Mount Bethel in the Bangor Area School District you are able to get a card from Bangor Public Library at no charge. To receive your first library card you will need to bring identification and proof of residency. A current driver’s license is acceptable. If that is not available, a lease agreement, bank statement or a utility bill will also be accepted. Your first library card is free. If the card is lost there will be a $5 replacement fee. The library card must be presented each time you come in to check anything out. If you live in Pen Argyl there is a non-resident fee that must be paid. The fee is $35 for a family and $25 for a single card for the first year. Thereafter the fee will be $25 for a family and $15 for a single card. If you live in Pen Argyl but work for the Bangor Area School District you can get a card at no charge.