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So many designs to choose from.







Get a library card today!


Library cards are free!

Did you know that library cards come in a variety of designs and are FREE for all Polk County residents?  

With your library card you can:

  • Check out materials
  • Reserve and renew materials
  • Access our online databases from home
  • Log on to our public access computers

... and your library card is valid at ANY public library in Polk County!

To obtain a library card, bring a picture ID along with proof of your street address to any library service desk OR register online and bring in proof of address within 30 days to receive full library privileges. Parents and guardians, children of any age can receive a card with your permission.  Once a teen has a driver's license or ID, he/she can apply for a card.  

Proof of address documents include the following: 
driver's license, utility bill, voter's registration card, rental agreement.

How many items can I check out?
Main Library's Checkout Policy