How do I apply for a library card? In Person You must come in person and present proper photo identification in order to receive your library card. Individuals less than 16 years of age must have parental authorization to obtain a library card. A parent or guardian must be present to give parental authorization. Apply Online You may access our online application. New users will be able to request a card from home. This card will be good for a period of two weeks. Prior to the brief expiration date, users will have access to the electronic material from home. Applicants will need to come to the library with proper identification in order to convert the card to a full rights library card holder, even if one intends to only use digital resources. Please click button to go to our electronic application form. Button then takes you to the form where they can apply on line.
I don’t have a password! If you have not reset your password, then the password is set to be the last 4 digits of the phone number you provided at registration.
How do I reset my password? Go to you account. Click forgot password. When following the form, the reset will be sent to the email you provided the day you registered. If you did not provide an email, you must come to the library. A staff member will assist you at the service desk.
How do I renew my card? Renewed library card accounts will remain active for a two‑year period. Cardholders are required to visit their nearest branch library and show photo ID and proof of address to renew their cards. Cardholders also must pay any outstanding balances on their accounts before renewal.
Lost or Stolen Card A lost or stolen library card must be reported immediately in order for the Library to deactivate the card and to prevent unauthorized use. You may visit or call your local branch to report the card lost or stolen. Replacements are $3.00 each.
How do I renew my items? To renew a book you must go to www.nmblib.com and access your account. Once you log in, …..
How do I renew digital resources? The Library subscribes to more than one digital resources. Digital resources may only be renewed if it does not have holds. Each resource may have different guidelines. Please check with the provider Overdrive, RBDigital or ODILO to check. Please call the staff or come in for a one on one training if you need assistance.
Are my Library Records and Usage Confidential?
Florida Statute Records and Usage Confidential?257.261 provides that all registration and circulation records of every public library shall be confidential information. This information can only be given to properly identified cardholders. Your information will not be shared with anyone or any other entity.
How do I reserve a Study Room, A meeting Room or Conference Room? All reservations must be handled in person on the day that it is needed. Library visitors will need to have their library card on hand and in good standing to reserve a Study Room, Work Share or a Conference room for a 1 hr. period. Reservation may be extended by 1 hour if no other reservations are in place, or library usage does not interfere. Non-profits, Condo Associations and groups who desire to use a meeting room, classroom or conference room must have a Library Card number prior to making a call to reserve the space. Area cannot be used more than once in a two-month period. Groups whose goal line up with the Library’s goal of literacy and education, may seek to partner in presenting programs that are mutually beneficial to the community. Library users who desire to have a private Work Share space for more than 1 hour, will be directed to the fee schedule. Please see the Service Desk staff for further details.
May I bring Food or Snacks to NMB Discovery Library? No, food or snacks are not permitted at the public facility. Library visitors may bring in drinks that are in twist top bottles. No paper cups or cans are permitted in the Main Library Space. Visitors may consume simple cold snacks such as power bars, fruit or candy at the NMB Library Friends Café. These items may be brought from home or purchased at the vending machine. Out of respect for the public facility and the individuals visiting the Library, hot foods or items with smells that carry into the facility, may not be consumed inside.
Does the Library have lockers or allow bags inside? The NMB Discovery Library does not have lockers. All property must be secured and under your watch, at all times. The Library is a public facility and is not responsible for items left unattended. A personal bag may be brought in as long as it fits under your chair or on your lap. Bags cannot be placed on the floor and impede access or use of space for others.
How do I join library classes? Most classes are accessible to everyone in the advertised age group in the order of arrival. From time to time we may require registrations, when this happens it will be indicated on the advertising with the information to complete process.
What are the Library’s Social Media Pages? The Library uses NMBLib on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Does the Library have a YouTube channel? The Library uses NMB Discovery Library on YouTube.
How can I support Library Programming? Library users are encouraged to support library programming by joining the NMB Library Friends and their fundraising efforts on behalf of the Library. Parties interested in further involvement may join the Library Advisory Board or request Volunteering information.
Do you have day programs for Active Adults or Seniors? The Library has programs daily for our adult population that increase health, cognitive and social skills as well as informational and socialization opportunities. Please see our Library Calendar for programs that meet the needs of our community.
Do you have programs for Pre-Schoolers or School Children? The Library has morning pre-school classes, after-school and weekend programs for elementary school children. Teens may join our TAG group and attend our many technology classes or hang out at our Discovery District. The Library has daily programs for the community. Please see our Library Calendar for programs that meet the needs of our community.
Do you have programs that assist the non-English speakers or new immigrants or community members? The Library has programs that assist with Language development, Citizenship application process, Citizenship classes, workshops and “Adulting” classes. Please see our Library Calendar for programs that meet the needs of our community.
1601 NE 164th St., North Miami Beach, FL 33162