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Apply for a WLS card online!

Harrison Public Library is now offering online library card applications for all Purchase College students, faculty, and staff. A WLS card provides access to great e-resources like:, audiobooks, ebooks via Overdrive, music via Freegal & more!

New Way to Sign Up for WLS Cards!

We are happy to announce that our longstanding partnership with the Westchester Library System is paying off for Purchase College once again!

All Purchase College students, faculty, and staff can now apply for a Westchester Library System card online –regardless of where you live– through the Harrison Public Library’s online application.

If there are any kinks in the application process, email us and we will put you in touch with our partners at Purchase Free Library to ensure you get your card ASAP so you can enjoy WLS resources right away.

WLS has access to digital resources that serve a wide range of interests, both personal and academic. This includes databases that Purchase College does not subscribe to (i.e., audiobooks, Overdrive, Freegal, and kanopy films we don’t have access to as an academic institution). Additionally, WLS provides access to, which has tutorials on a number of tools and subjects.

(A note regarding kanopy: WLS limits you to a certain number of kanopy titles per month, so you should always check Purchase College Library’s kanopy instance first. Go to Databases by Title off the Library’s homepage or check out our Multimedia Guide.)

A big thanks to Harrison Public Library and Purchase Free Library for partnering with us once again to expand access during the COVID-19 crisis!