How to Get a Library Card

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Visit a Davis County Library Location
All library cards are issued in person to individuals aged 18 and older at any of our locations with appropriate identification. Parents/legal guardians may get a card for their children or dependents under the age of 18. 

  • Davis County residents are issued library cards free of charge.
  • Weber County residents may also get a Davis County library card for free due to our reciprocal checkout agreement with the Weber County Library.
  • Utah residents outside of Davis and Weber counties may be issued cards for a $65.00 annual fee.
  • Out of state residents are limited to checking out two items at a time by leaving a refundable cash deposit equal to the price of each item plus $4.00 per item. The non-resident fee of $65.00 will be charged upon the third use of this privilege.

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    Show Two Forms of Identification
    The Davis County Library requires two forms of ID:
    1. Picture Identification
      • Examples include: Driver's License; Military ID; Student ID; Sam's Club or Costco Card
    2. Identification showing current address
      • Examples include: Driver's License (if not used for Picture Identification); Current postmarked mail; Current Utility or other bills; check book
    If you have any questions about what counts as an identification, please call one of our locations. 
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    Fill Out and Sign Form
    Library staff will be on hand to answer any questions on the form.  
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    Use Your New Library Card!
    Check out our books, audiovisual and digital collections!
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    Additional Info
    • Patrons are legally responsible for all items checked out on the card(s) they have signed for.
    • Parents and guardians may choose to alter the limitations for their minor children or dependents at any time for no charge. 
    • Lost cards my be replaced for $1.00. Please report lost cards immediately.


    Unable to come into the library right away?

    Just follow these steps to get a temporary card to access our digital collections:

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    Check to see if your card works.
    Try to access your account on the Library's webpage. If you can log in, then your card is active and you can use your current card to access online services.
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    Request a Temporary Card
    If you cannot access your account, request a temporary online-only card by emailing the library or sending us a message on Facebook.
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    Wait for Library staff to contact you.
    The Library will contact you to request information so they can set up a card.
    They will need:
    • Full Name
    • Current address
    • Current phone number
    • Email where you can be reached
    • Preferred library branch/location
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    Send staff the requested information.
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    Watch for an email with your temporary card info.

    Once you receive your account information from library staff, use your temporary acccount to access our online resources.

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    Additional Info
    • Temporary cards allow access to e-materials and library databases only, and are available to patrons over 18, with a limit of 2 cards per household.
    • This account will expire in 60 days, unless the library is still in reduced services, and then it will be renewed for an additional 60 days or as needed until the library resumes issuing library cards at physical locations.
    • Once the library reopens and resumes issuing library cards at physical locations, this account will need to be updated to a regular library account to continue to be used.
    • To update the account and get a full access card you will need to visit any Davis County Library with two forms of ID, one with your current address and one with your picture.
    • If the account is not updated before it expires it will no longer be active.
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