Getting a Library Card
A valid library card is required to check materials out of the library.
To apply for a library card a person must be 18 years old and have a
current U.S. Government issued photo ID. The person whose name appears
on the library card is responsible for the account and any use made of
The applicant’s date of birth, signature, and identification are
required to obtain a library card. A parent or guardian’s signature is
required for anyone under 18 years of age to obtain a card. Parental
identification may be requested.
Available to Residents, Non-Residents & Visitors Alike
Library cards are available to resident, non-resident, and
temporary borrowers. A resident is defined as any individual owning or
renting taxable real property within the city limits of Aberdeen or
whose principal residence is within the city limits of Aberdeen or
within the limits of those areas that are under contract for service
with the library. Proof of residency is required.
A non-resident is anyone who resides outside or does not own or
rent taxable real property within the city limits of Aberdeen or those
areas that are under contract with the library. A fee is charged to
nonresidents to borrow material. No portion of the fee will be refunded.
For More Information
Please review our circulation
and organization card
policies. If you have any questions, please contact the Alexander Mitchell Public Library at (605) 626-7097.