Your Library Card

Adults or adults registering a child for a library card must be a resident of the state of Iowa and present the following information:

1. Photo Identification (driver's license or state issued ID from any state, a military ID, or a passport) 
2. Address (You must have verification of your current permanent address) accepted forms are:
Drivers License 
Current utility bill or other piece of official mail addressed to you at your current address 
Checkbook with name and address imprint 
Rental agreement 
Car registration
Phone number 
Date of birth or driver’s license number 
Children under the age of 18 must be registered by a parent or legal guardian.

For the first 60 days individuals with a new library card may check out the following:
Any combination of books, magazines, books on tape/CD up to 5 items 
1 DVD 
1 Music CD
After 60 days, if you have no fines or your fines and/or fees do not exceed $5.00, you will be granted regular status and the limits increase to 3 DVDs, 5 CDs, and as many books as you like.

Checking Out Materials
The following types of materials can be checked out for 3 weeks and may be 
renewed up to 2 times (if they are not on reserve for another library patron):
Books on tape/CD
Music CDs

DVDs can be checked out for 1 week and may not be renewed (Fines are $1.00 per day)

Equipment Rentals
The following types of equipment can be rented (by library patrons 18 +) on a
 daily basis and may be renewed if not reserved by another library patron:

Slide Projector ($5.00 per day)
Overhead Projector ($5.00 per day)
LCD Projector ($10.00 per day)
Projector Screens ($5.00 per day)

Patrons can renew library materials by telephone, online or in person. If renewing over the phone and to ensure correct information, please refrain from leaving a message. Wait a moment and call back to get a librarian.

DVDs fines are $1.00 per day 
If an item is lost or damaged while checked out to a patron, they will be charged the price of the item (based on library records) plus a processing fee.
This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.