Library Cards

Library cards are issued free of charge to residents of McMinn County. Card recipients must be at least 5 years old to receive their own library account. Patrons residing outside of the county may pay a fee of $10 per year for library privileges. In registering for a library card, be prepared to provide a valid government issued photo I.D. and proof of current mailing address, such as a piece of official mail or printed checks. Parents or a legal guardian are required to sign the registration card for all children under the age of 18. Replacement cards can be obtained for a $4.00 charge.

You may apply for a library card in person at the library or by calling 423-745-7782 to apply over the phone. Patrons applying by phone will be required to show a valid government issued photo I.D. and proof of current mailing address to pick up their card.

Library cards are renewed each year to ensure your information is up to date.. To renew your card, bring a valid government issued photo I.D. to the circulation desk at the library. Juvenile cards require the presence of the cardholder and their parent or legal guardian with a government issued photo I.D.

Learn more about using your library card here – Circulation Policy.