How to Get a Card

Resident Registration Requirements:


Madison and Iron County residents 16 years of age or older:

  1. Proof of identity (e.g., valid driver’s license, state ID, school photo ID, passport, etc.).
  2. Proof of residence required if ID does not include a valid address (e.g., utility bill, fishing license, voter registration, etc.—must include name and physical address).

Residents between the ages of 5 and 18:

  1. Parent, grandparent, or guardian must have a valid library card and must accompany minor to co-sign registration form as the financially responsible party.
  2. Individuals between 16-18 years of age may register for a Limited Edition card without a parent or guardian signature—proof of identity and residence required.

Resident cards expire three years from the date of issue.



Out-of-County Registration Requirements:

  1. 16 years of age or older
  2. Must live in an adjacent county in Missouri
  3. Proof of identity
  4. $20.00/person paid at registration and renewal
  5. eBook services included with an out of county card but interlibrary loans are not

Out-of-county library cards expire one year from date of issue.



Copy/Print/Fax Fees

  • Copier—$0.25/copy: Limit of 50 copies/day
  • Two-sided copies are $0.50/copy (count as two copies)
  • Printer—$0.15/copy: Limit of 100 copies
  • Two-sided printer copies are $0.30/copy (count as two copies)
  • Fax—$2.00 first page and $1.00 for each additional page
  • Scanning—$0.25/scan

Printable copy of card policy available here.


Circulation policy available here.


Computer usage policy available here.