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How to Get a Library Card

Library card

You can apply for a temporary library card online. A temporary card is active for 30 days and will allow you to: Library card

Upgrading to or getting a permanent card is easy.

Just visit any of the 3 libraries, (Old Town, Harmony, or Council Tree), in the Poudre River Public Library District and bring a current/valid photo ID and proof of a Colorado address.

Acceptable photo IDs
Acceptable proof of current Colorado address

Children under the age of 12, with no current school ID, must have a parent or legal guardian present to sign their card. Parents/Guardians are financially responsible for their child's account and for the selection and use of resources by their minor children.

Teens 17 and under can get a library card without their parent or guardian being present. They can present their current student ID, Colorado photo ID, or a Colorado driver's license or permit at any of our three locations to become a cardholder.

FRCC\LC Students can use their Wolf cards as library cards by coming to the library and authenticating cards.

CSU students, faculty and staff can opt-in to use their RamCards as public library cards.

About your Library Card

We honor cards from other Colorado public libraries as part of the Colorado Library Card (CLC) project. A card from the Poudre River Public Library District will be issued with a valid ID to these card holders.

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