Reasons to Get a Library Card
Because we are a lending library the obvious answer is to check out books, movies and other great materials but there are more reasons to get a card for the Lake County Library System.
- Search and reserve materials from any of the Lake County Library System libraries via our online Library Catalog
- Access to premium online databases
- Borrow books and materials from any other library that we have a Reciprocal Borrowing Agreement.
Appyling for Your Library Card
You can apply for a Lake County Library System library card online! Fill out the information and submit the form and it will be forwarded to one of our member or branch libraries. You will be notified when your card is ready.
Apply for Library Card Online!
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Click here to go to the form to apply for a library card online. Your information will be forwarded to the appropriate library. The library will contact you when your card is ready. At that time, you will need to bring proof of residency to the library for verification. Applications for people under 16 also require the signature of a parent or guardian. If you have any questions about library cards or the Lake County Library System in general, please consult our Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us via e-mail or phone.
Renew your Library Card Online!
Click here to go to the form to renew your library card online. Your information will be forwarded to the appropriate library. You may also renew your card by telephoning your library directly or by stopping by your library.
** If you have purchased a non-resident card, you must visit the library to renew your card and pay the renewal fee.
Proof of Residency
Individuals applying for Lake County Library System Library Card can verify current residence or ownership of property by presenting one (1) or more of the following showing a Lake County street address:
(a) Current Florida Driver's License or Florida Identification Card showing a street address;
(b) Current Florida motor vehicle registration showing a street address;
(c) Current property tax receipt showing a street address;
(d) Current Voter identification card;
(e) Current utility bill showing a street address;
(f) Checkbook with name and address imprint;
(g) Current lease agreement or rental agreement showing a street address;
(h) Federal income tax return showing a street address;
(i) Recent Florida intangible tax return showing a street address ; or
(j) Valid school ID from an educational institution within Lake County.
A PIN Number is required to access Your Account and to place requests in the online catalog. Please contact your library to find out what your PIN is.