Monday 1:00 pm – 8:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am – 8:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday 9:00am – 8:00pm
Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am – 3:00pm
For information on when the library is closed, please check out our facebook page.
The library is closed for the following holidays: New Year’s Holiday (Jan. 1), Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, President’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Holiday (Dec. 24-25).
305 East Baltimore Street
Greencastle PA 17225
Director: Laura Bailie
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Applying for a U.S. Passport?
Lilian S. Besore Memorial Library is an official U.S. Passport Acceptance Facility. Agents at Besore can accept your application, answer any questions you may have and help you better understand the passport process.
What’s a good reason to have Besore Library process your application? The passport acceptance fee that you pay stays at Besore and is used for new book purchases and programming. By choosing us, the whole community is benefiting!
Passport Book and Passport Card Fees (effective July 13, 2010)
PASSPORT RENEWALS – If you are age 16 or over and eligible to use Form DS-82 (see travel.state.gov for eligibility requirements), you do NOT need to pay the $25 acceptance fee when renewing your passport; the cost to renew a U.S. Passport Book is $110. If you are eligible to use form DS-82, the cost to apply for a U.S. Passport Card is $35.
|Passport Services||Acceptance Fee||Application Fee||Total Fees|
|Passport Book||Age 16 and over||$25||$110||$135|
|Passport Book||Under Age 16||$25||$80||$105|
|Passport Card||Age 16 and over||$25||$30||$55|
|Passport Card||Under Age 16||$25||$15||$40|
|Passport Book & Card||Age 16 and over||$25||$140||$165|
|Passport Book & Card||Under Age 16||$25||$95||$120|
Keep in mind that two separate payments are required. Passport acceptance fees are paid directly to the Franklin County Library System, while passport application fees are paid directly to the Department of State. Valid payment methods are listed below.
Valid Payment Methods
|Payment Type||Accepted by
Department of State
|Postal Money Orders||YES||YES|
You may request the Department of State’s Expedited Passport Processing Service for an additional $60. Additional overnight fees also apply. For current passport processing times, please visit www.travel.state.gov.
Select, complete and print a Passport Application Form in advance to shorten your visit.
We also now take passport photos for an additional $10.
Check out what online resources are available to you through POWER Library.
Auto Repair Center
Business Source Main Edition
Consumer Health Complete
and various resources for school projects.
Click Here to go to POWER (You will need your library card barcode number)