Library Services

Welcome to the MCPL

Welcome to the Margate City Public Library. We have much to offer! Take a look at our Welcome Brochure to help you navigate our valuable resources. If you have any questions just give us a call at 822-4700.


Place a hold on any book, DVD, audio recording, and/or Blue-ray on the library's catalog. This service is available through our online catalog at or in person at the circulation desk.


Books may be renewed by phone or in person. You can also renew them yourself from the comfort of your home by logging into your Library Account here.

Wireless Access

Wireless Internet access is available free of charge at the Margate Public Library. To access the wireless Internet, bring your own laptop or wireless device.

Movie Rentals

A large selection of DVDs and Blu-ray films are available to you. Movies are free to take home for 7 days. After 7 days, fines are $1.00 a day per movie. You can have 5 movies per household at one time.

Handicap Accessibility

The Library and computer stations are handicap accessible. Both the front and rear entrances to the library have automatic door openers. Staff is also available to provide assistance with a variety of tasks.

Book Scan Station

Convert images, documents, and more into into .pdf or .jpg file formats. Scan items for free onto a USB memory stick or send them via email.

Inter-Library Loan

Sometimes a book or another item is hard to find. Don't worry, we can help. Just place a request and our staff will query a large network of member libraries. 

Mobile Printing Services

You can print emails, documents, photos, boarding passes, web pages, and more at the Margate City Free Public Library. Print directly for a library computer or use your smart phone, tablet, home computer, or laptop to send a mobile print request.

PC Work Stations

Computers with Internet access are available for patrons.