Your Library Card

 How do I apply for a library card?

  • You must be a resident of School District #17.
  • You must present two forms of identification with your address, one of which must be a photo I.D (see below for accepted forms of identification).
  • Children: Only a parent or legal guardian may apply for a library card for a child.  To apply, the parent or guardian must present his/her own aforementioned identification.  In addition, the child must be present to receive his/her library card.
  • Any I.D. with a P.O. Box address will not be accepted.

Types of I.D. Accepted:

    • Current Driver’s License
    • Current Non Driver Photo Identification Card
    • Current Car Registration
    • Current Proof of Car Insurance
    • Utility Bill (dated within the last 30 days)
    • Current School Identification Card (only if it includes applicant’s address).

 

How do I renew my library card?

  • Bring in your expired library card.
  • You must present two forms of identification with your address, one of which must be a photo I.D.
  • Children: Only a parent or legal guardian may renew a library card for a child.  To renew the card, the parent or guardian must present his/her own identification.  In addition, the child must be present to renew his/her library card.
  • Any I.D. with a P.O. Box address will not be accepted.

 

What if I lose my library card?

  • If the lost library card has expired, there is no charge to obtain a new one.  If the card hasn’t expired, a fee will be charged to replace it.
  • To apply for a replacement card (regardless of whether it has expired or not), you must present two forms of identification with your address, one of which must be a photo I.D.