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Services for Adults and Young Adults


The New York Public Library provides information and assistance to those seeking to obtain government ID, filing income taxes, and enrolling in a health insurance plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace. 


The idNYC card is a free municipal ID for all New Yorkers that not only provides government photo identification, but can be used as a library card, gets you free memberships to more than 30 cultural institutions, qualifies you for discounts at health and wellness centers, and a multitude of other benefits.Read More ›

Income Taxes

Various NYPL locations offer a limited quantity of the most popular tax forms and instructions, as well as tax preparation and filing help to those who qualify. Read More ›

Health Insurance

The Library offers resources to those wishing to shop for and enroll in a health insurance plan through the the Health Insurance Marketplace. Read More ›

Single Stop

Single Stop, launched by the Robin Hood Foundation, aims to reduce poverty by giving people the right advice about public benefits, the right legal counsel, and the right financial assistance. Read More ›