How do I get a library card?
An application must be filled out for the library card. You must also live, work, go to school or own property in one of the five (5) counties that the Chickasaw Regional (Public) Library System (CRLS) serves: Atoka, Carter, Johnston, Love and Murray counties. Verification of your current address (i.e., driver's license, utility bill, rent receipt, vehicle registration, etc.) must be presented in person at the time of registration.
Can I get a library card if I do not live in a county you serve?
Non-residents are able to purchase an annual membership for $25.00/year.
What are your library hours?
CRLS Ardmore Headquarters is open: Monday through Thursday 8:30 am - 7:30 pm, Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm and Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm; closed on Sunday. CRLS branch libraries are open: Monday through Thursday 11:30 am to 5:30 pm, Friday 11:30 am to 2:30 pm and on Saturday from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm; closed on Sunday.
Where is the library located?
CRLS is located at 601 Railway Express in Ardmore, Oklahoma which is behind the Two Frogs Restaurant on South Holiday Drive. From Interstate 35 use Exit 31-A. Branch locations
How many items may be checked out at one time?
New Borrowers may have no more than two (2) items checked out at any given time for the first two (2) months. Thereafter the limit is 25 items out at one time. There is a limit of 4 videos or DVDs (per family) and 5 magazines.
What if you don't have the book or magazine article I need?
We will attempt to locate the item for you using the Oklahoma Department of Library's Inter-Library Loan search services. Searches typically take two to six weeks and may be unsuccessful, although this is rare. Availability depends on the request item and the lending policies of participating libraries.