It is the mission of Woodruff Memorial Library to be vital and dynamic, an open door to opportunity, where people come to be inspired, informed, connected and leave delighted. In order to best accomplish this mission, library cards are issued to residents and nonresidents free of charge. The following policies govern granting and use of library cards.
Library Card Application
Accounts offer access levels to meet the needs of many differing situations. The application form must be completed in full, including street address for patrons with PO Box numbers, and signed. Picture ID, signature of a responsible adult, and proof of current address are required to receive a verified account with full privileges.
Multi-user verified accounts
Full privileges and are verified with the ID of an adult who agrees, through their signature, to be responsible for any fees or charges by any person they have authorized to use the account.
Individual verified accounts
Full privileges and are verified with the ID of an adult who agrees, through their signature, to be responsible for any fees or charges by the person they have authorized to use the account. This may be for themselves or a minor.
Minor with ID accounts
Limited privileges for youth who possess a picture ID but lack an adult to take responsibility for the account.
Very limited privileges to any person over age seven (7) who can supply the necessary information for an account, but lack ID and/or an adult to take responsibility for the account.
Offered to anyone who has had their privileges revoked due to chronic or extensive fines, loss or other problems.
For patrons visiting the area for a temporary stay and who do not hold cards from a library participating in the Colorado Library Card Program and who can provide a permanent address, a temporary local address and present a picture ID.
Full computer use privileges and use of the Library’s e-content but do not offer borrowing privileges. These can be obtained with an ID and signature.
Acceptable forms of address verification:
- Driver’s License with current address
- State ID with current address
- Current utility bill
- Current mail (postmarked within 30 days)
- Card will be mailed if address verification is needed