Your Library Card Account and Renewing Materials
Get a Library Card
To get a library card you can apply
online or visit any
Jefferson County Public Library location.
Anyone who resides or pays property taxes in Jefferson County,
Alabama can get a card. Library cards expire after one year. Library
cards can only be renewed in person at any
Jefferson County Public Library location. We ask you to renew in
person to make sure that we have all of your current contact
If you live elsewhere in the State of Alabama, you can apply and
pay for a nonresident card. There is an $50.00 annual fee.
What do I need to get a card?
Adults must present up to two current forms of identification, one to prove identity and one to prove place of residency.
- driver's license or Government-issued ID
- utility bill
- bank book
- apartment lease
- letter on letterhead from a shelter
We also ask for your e-mail address, which is used to provide you with library information ONLY, including notice of items on hold or due, and information about library services and activities.
Checked Out Items
Confidentiality of Your Record
Late Charges for Overdue Material