Library Cards

Getting a library card:

Any resident of Tennessee can apply for a library card. Photo identification and proof of current mailing address are required for applicants age 16 and over. Applicants under the age of 16 require a parent’s or guardian’s signature on their application.

Acceptable forms of ID:
Valid Driver's License
State Identification Card
Military Identification Card

Proof of Address:
Valid Driver's License
Property Tax Receipt
Posted Mail with name of applicant
Utility Bill
Lease Agreement
Insurance Card
Voter Registration Card

New library cards are issued free of charge. There is a $1.00 charge for a replacement card.

Digital access cards are available to those who register online at the Get A Library Card link.  You will receive an email with your library card number but will need to come into the library and show your ID and proof of residence to retrieve your card. With your library card number, you have access to digital content from READS, RBDigital, Universal Class and Creative Bug.

Using your library card:

  • New adult card users are allowed up to 5 items at any given time for the first 30 days.
  • New children and teen cards are limited to 2 items at any given time for the first 30 days.
  • Full access adult cards can check out up to 25 items of which 5 may be DVDs and 5 audiobooks.
  • Full access children and teen cards can check out up to 10 items of which 5 can be DVD’s or audiobooks.

All items checkout for 3 weeks.  All items can be renewed for one more week unless it's been requested by another patron.

You may place any item on reserve in person, by phone, or online. Any reserved item not picked up within 7 business days will be put back in circulation.

Using your library card online:

You can manage your account, check the due date for items checked out, renew items, place items on reserve, create lists, and save your searches online. From the home page click on “My Account” and log in using your Library ID (the barcode located on the back of your library card) and PIN (the last four numbers of your phone number). 

Fines and fees:

Overdue fines will be charged at the rate of 10¢ per day for print and audio materials with a maximum fine of $5.00 per item. Overdue fines for DVDs will be charged at the rate of $1.00 per day with a maximum fine of$10.00.

Fees for lost or damaged materials are charged at the replacement cost of the item. 

Using the Internet at the library:

Library cardholders may use a computer for a single two hour session per day. Guest pass users may use a computer for a single one hour session per day. All users may request a guest pass for additional sessions as computer availability allows.

In accordance with the Child’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA), a parent or guardian must sit with children under the age of 12 when using a computer with Internet access. Children ages 12 to 16 may use a computer with Internet access independently with a signed “Internet Safety Policy” on file at the library. Users of computers with Internet access age 17 and older are considered adults under Child’s Internet Protection Act. Photo identification is required to determine the age of computer users.

Interlibrary loan:

You may borrow books from other Tennessee libraries through interlibrary loan. Checkout limits for interlibrary loans are five items per person. There is no charge for this service.

Terms and conditions:

Library cards are non-transferable. Each borrower is financially responsible for loss or damage to any materials checked out on his/her card. Parents and guardians are responsible for all materials checked out on their children's cards.

Lost or stolen library cards should be reported immediately. Borrower is responsible for all materials checked out and any charges incurred until we are notified that a card has been lost / stolen.

Borrowed materials must be returned within the proper loan period. Fines will be assessed for materials returned after the loan period.  

Borrowing privileges may be suspended or revoked for violation of library policies.

The library does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed or disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services, or activities (The Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VI).