Iowa City Public Library Celebrates Library Card Sign-Up Month

by on September 4th, 2014

The Iowa City Public Library wants to card you.library-card

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month and the Library is encouraging local residents to sign up for a free card. A Library card can be used to:

  • Check out materials from the Library’s collection
  • Access premium databases
  • Explore the Library’s digital collection
  • Get connected to the Library’s on-site public computer stations
  • And much more!

You can apply for a card online at After completing the online application, stop by the Library within two weeks to pick up your card. You must have identification and proof of your residence address (current driver license, lease or voter registration card; mail with a current post mark; preprinted checks from a bank).

You also can apply for a card in person. Stop by the Help Desk any time the Library is open to apply for a card. You will need identification and proof of your residence address.

Children age 12 and under must have a parent or guardian with them to receive a card in their name.

If you’ve lost your Iowa City Public Library Card, visit the Help Desk on the Library’s first floor for a free replacement during Library Card Sign-Up Month.

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