Library Cards

Arlington Library patrons must present his or her Library Card when checking out Library materials. See below for application requirements, renewal, and fees.

Bring Identification with current address:

When applying for a card, applicants should bring identification with their current address. Acceptable forms of identification include:

  • Valid driver's license or state ID

  • Active Military ID

  • Voter's registration card

  • Current utility bill

  • Current Lease, etc.

  • Report card, attendance letter, or Power Parent (for ACS students)

  • Individuals seventeen (17) and younger require a parent or guardian to show acceptable identification and sign the application.

Card Renewal - All Library Cards must be renewed annually. Patrons may renew their cards by visiting the Sam T. Wilson Public Library and providing the same documentation requirements listed above. 

Cost of a Card:

Fees for cards vary, based on residency and other factors, as identified below:

Access Your Library Account:

  1. Go to the Online Catalog.

  2. Click the My Account tab.

  3. Type your library card number in the USERNAME OR BARCODE Box and the Last 4 digits of your phone number on file in the 4-Digit Pin Box.

  4. Click the Log in Button.