Anyone residing or employed in Bartow County may receive a free library card with presentation of valid identification!  A resident is a person who can provide acceptable evidence of his/her permanent physical address in Bartow County; out of county residents employed in Bartow County may receive a free card with proof of employment.  A library card will be issued to a patron with a valid driver’s license or state ID listing his/her current Bartow County address or a valid picture ID and documentation from the following list that shows the patron’s current Bartow County address; a post office box does not prove residency.

Accepted Picture IDs
Driver's License
State Photo ID
Military ID
Resident Card
Accepted Forms of Proof of Residency
Utility Bill
Auto Tag Receipt
Voter Registration Card
Bank Checks w/address (no counter checks)
County Property Tax Receipt
Rental Receipt/Lease (typed & signed)
Government Social Services Agency Letters

The registration of one adult member of an immediate family member establishes residency for minor children living in the same household. The adult must accompany the child during registration.

View the Library Program Policy for a full description of Library Membership and borrowing policies.