GET A LIBRARY CARD

Sycamore Residents:

Getting your library card is easy. Just bring a current photo ID and proof of residency (driver’s license, utility bill, etc.) to the Circulation Desk, and complete an application. Children ages 5-15 years will need a parent/guardian with them to apply for a library card.
Sycamore Public Library believes that every person who uses the library has the right to look for information without fear of judgement or discrimination regarding their inquiries. The Library strongly believes that personal patron information must be held confidential by staff. 

Types of Cards:

  • Individual Card: One person sixteen years of age or older. Only the person listed on the account may be given information regarding the account by library staff.
    Benefits of a Individual Card– Individual library card number. Individual has complete privacy and confidentiality. You are responsible for only you. You are the only one who can pick up your holds.

  • Youth Card: A parent may choose to allow a child eight years of age or older to have his/her own library card. The parent or legal guardian must sign the application until the child reaches the age of 16 and may withdraw a child’s card at any time. Only the child listed on the library card may be given information regarding the account by library staff.
    Benefits to a Youth Card- Individual library card number. Child has complete privacy and confidentiality. Teaches responsibility. Maximum checkout of 20 items. The child is the only one who can pick up his/her holds.
  • Non Resident Fee Card, click HERE for full details.
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