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Apply for a Library Card

Library Cards

Carver County Library cards are free to all the residents of Carver County with current identification. Remember to bring your card with you when you visit the library. 

You are responsible for materials checked out on your library card. Parents/guardians are responsible for all materials borrowed by their children.  Report a lost card or change of address to your library immediately. 

When you register for an account with Carver County Libraries, you assume responsibility for payment of late fees, lost or damaged materials and updating contact information in the event it changes.

Carver County Residents (18+)

Adults can register for a free Carver County Library card using the form below. The card is mailed within 7-10 days.

Once you receive your card, you may initially request and/or check out up to five items. Full borrowing privileges are granted upon presenting your card and proof of address (current driver’s license, piece of mail, etc.) in person at any Carver County Library.

Please apply for replacement cards in person at any of our libraries. Replacement cards are $1.

Carver County Residents (under age 17)

Kids and teens can register for a  free Carver County Library card using the form below.  If you're under the age of 13 you must have permission from a parent or guardian before applying for a card online.  The card is mailed to the attention of your parent/guardian within 7-10 days.

Once you receive your card, you may initially request and/or check out up to five items. Full borrowing privileges are granted upon presenting your card and proof of address (parent’s driver’s license, piece of mail, etc.) in person at any Carver County Library.

Please apply for replacement cards  in person at any of our libraries. Replacement cards are $1.

Residents of Other Minnesota Counties

You may register your current library card from your card from another county using the form below- please note that the card must be from the location you currently live in.  We will notify you once your account has been prepared.

You may initially request and/or check out up to five items. Full borrowing privileges are granted upon presenting your card and proof of address (current driver’s license, piece of mail, etc) in person at any Carver County Library. 

Please note some of our online resources are for Carver County resident cardholders only.

Twin Cities metro area residents outside of Carver County that don't have a library card may use the form below to register for one.  The information will be forwarded to your home library system. Your card will be mailed within 30 days.  You can then register your card  at any of our libraries.

Please correct the field(s) marked in red below:

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First name
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Middle name (if none, enter NONE)
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Last name
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Street address
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City
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Zip code
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Phone
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Email
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Select Your Birth Month
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Enter your birthdate day.
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Enter your birthdate year.
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Are you registering for a Carver County Library card or registering a card from another library in Minnesota?
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If you selected other above, please enter where your card is from


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If you selected other above, please enter your library barcode (without spaces)
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What is your preferred library for picking up materials?
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Click here if you want to receive email from the library including our newsletter and program announcements.  (We do not share your information.)
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I agree to the library card application policies and procedures.
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