How to Get a Library Card

I want a Library Card!   What do I need to take with me to get a library card?




The following categories of patrons shall be issued resident cards free of charge:


∑         Permanent residents of Crawford County.


∑         Property owners in Crawford County.


∑         Persons employed in Crawford County.


∑         Students enrolled in schools in Crawford County.




Patrons who are not eligible for a resident card may use materials in the libraries without cost.


They may use the home loan service upon payment of an annual non-resident fee.  The fee for a non-resident card in Crawford County will be $10.00 annually.


Any library in the Crawford County Library System may issue a resident card to a patron who qualifies for a resident library card at another library in the system.


Cards issued at one of the libraries in the Crawford County Library System shall be honored by any other library in the system.




Applicants will provide the following information:


∑         Name, mailing address, telephone number, and work phone, if applicable.


∑         Date of Birth.


∑         Signature.


∑         Email address if applicable.


∑         Parentís or legal guardianís written name and signature for children under age 18 to use the Internet or computers.


∑         Whether or not the applicant wishes to register to vote.

∑         Two forms of ID. One form must be a photo ID, such as a driverís license or other government-issued identification




One of the following forms of ID showing current address:


∑         Utility bill.

∑         Printed check.

∑         Tax receipt.

∑         Mail delivered to current address.

∑         Other items which provide satisfactory proof of current address.


 When an applicant has successfully registered for a card, they may check out 3 items at that time.  When those items are returned, normal check-out rules apply.