Library cards are free!
Library cards come in a variety of designs and are FREE for Polk County Residents.
With a 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