Apply and Renew a Library Card


Apply for a Library Card

Applying for a library card is easier than ever. Simply click the link below and submit an application. You will be contacted when your card is ready to be picked up. Questions about getting a library card? Email or call 334-365-3396 ext. 14. 

Apply for a Library Card

A Library borrower’s card may be issued to:

  • Any individual who lives within Autauga County
  • Minors (under age 18) who meet the above qualification accompanied by a parent/guardian (minors accompanied with another caregiver other than a parent/guardian may receive a library card if they present written consent from the parent/guardian and the caregiver agrees to take responsibility for the account; caregiver may terminate at any time)
  • Non-residents of Autauga County may obtain a Library card for a $15.00 annual fee. This card may be used by any member of the immediate family residing in the same home.
  • Individuals (including immediate family) presenting a military ID, both active and retired, may obtain a library card free of charge regardless of where they reside.
  • Public and private businesses that require the use of library materials i.e. day cares, nursing homes, museums, shelters, etc. (at the discretion of the Library Director; application must be signed by the person who will be responsible for material, fines and/or fees associated with material)
  • Educators in Autauga County who wish to borrow materials for use in the classroom, may obtain a library card free of charge regardless of where they reside. (at the discretion of the Library Director)


Proof of Residency

Identification showing current address is required for adult customers (ages eighteen and older and emancipated minors) before a permanent Library card can be issued. Identification sources accepted include but are not limited to:

  • Driver's license, temporary Alabama driver's license or learner's permit
  • Passport
  • Military ID
  • Checkbook showing home address of applicant/guardian
  • Current utility bill in applicant's/guardian's name
  • Mail addressed to applicant/guardian showing recent postmark

Emancipated minors should bring proof of emancipation along with any of the above identification.


Welcome Library Card

Adult individuals who live within Autauga County and wish to apply for a library card but do not have proof of address with them may receive a Welcome Card. A Welcome Card is a temporary card that will expire 2 weeks from the date it is created. This card may be used to check out a maximum of 2 items. The individual will need to return with proof of address to receive a permanent library card. Welcome cards may not be renewed. If proof of address is not received by the library, by the expiration date, the Welcome card will be deactivated. Only books may be checked out using a Welcome Card. Welcome cards are not available to minors.


Replacement cards are $3.00.


Renew a Library Cards

To renew a library card, you can come in, call, or email us at