Library Card Registration

Library Cards

All patrons inside of Polk County, FL may receive a free library card in accordance with the Polk County Library Cooperative (PCLC) guidelines.

  • Library cards may be issued beginning when applicant is in 1st grade and able to write their own name without assistance.
  • Proof of residency is required to obtain a library card. See below for additional information.
  • Online applications are temporary. See below for additional information.

Proof of Residency

  • Valid Driver’s License or state issued photo ID with current address
  • Current utility bill
  • Current lease or official rental receipt
  • Voter Registration card
  • Vehicle Registration
  • Items used for identification must have applicants name, photo, and current address.

Temporary Library Card

  • Online library card registration is available for Polk County residents.
  • Identification and verification of Polk County residency will be required during in person card pickup.
  • Temporary cards are valid for 30 days.
  • Physical cards may be picked up at any PCLC library branch.