4: Accepted Forms of Identification

Accepted Forms of Identification

For purposes of identification and address verification, the library card applicant must present:


A State of Illinois Driver’s License with current address or State of Illinois ID card with current address (a ticket in lieu of a driver’s license will NOT be accepted)


An alternative picture ID card and an additional current proof of address. Acceptable proofs of address include the following:

  • Printed checks or bank statement
  • Voter’s registration card
  • Insurance policy or ID Card
  • Property tax bill
  • Automobile Registration
  • Utility Bill
  • Formal lease or rental agreement (not hand written)
  • Firearm owners ID (FOID) card
  • Alien residency card