A valid Ridgway Library card is required in order to check materials out of the library. The first resident library card replacement is free. A $5.00 fee will be charged for any additional replacements.
To receive a library card you must present photo identification and documentation of your current local mailing address. Documentation may include:
- Driver's license
- Postmarked mail addressed to you
- Car registration in your name
- Copy of a current lease
If you cannot provide proof of current mailing address your library card will be mailed to you. You may checkout one (1) item and access the library computers while waiting for your library card to arrive.
By signing the library card the applicant agrees to:
- be responsible for all materials charged to their cards
- return all materials by date due
- return all materials in good condition
- promptly pay all fines and/or other charges incurred
- provide timely notification to the Ridgway Public Library of any changes of address.
Children under sixteen (16) years of age may receive their own library card with the permission of their parent or guardian. A parent or guardian's signature on a child's application form is required and constitutes his/her permission for the child to have a card and signifies a willingness to assume responsibility for all materials checked out on the child's card.
GUEST CARD may be issued to a Non-Colorado resident visiting the Ridgway area. Photo Identification, local address, home address, and a $10.00 library card fee are required. GUEST card is valid for one year.
COLORADO LIBRARY CARD (CLC) participants with a current library card from any library in Colorado and a valid picture ID may receive a Ridgway Public Library card.