To receive a library card, you must provide a photo ID with your name and current address. If you don't have a driver's license or ID card, then present two of the following, one of which must be a photo ID and one of which must have your current address:
- school ID card
- other government issued photo ID
- employee ID card
- printed personal check
- credit card statement
- rental or property tax receipt
- business mail with current postmark
If you are under the age of fourteen, identification is not required. Your parent or guardian's signature on the library card application is accepted instead of identification. The person getting the library card must be present at the time the library card is issued. Library card applications can either be downloaded from this page or obtained at any library location. Library card applications are available in English and Spanish. Library card applications are not valid until signed by a library staff member.
$20.00 annual fee for individual. $35.00 annual fee for families. A government-issued photo ID with correct name and address is required.
Young Reader's Library Card
Issued to youth ages 15 and younger. Parent or guardian must be a resident of Madison County or a Limestone County resident living within the city limits of Madison or Huntsville, and must agree to be responsible for all items borrowed by the child(ren). Identification for the adult is required as detailed in the resident section listed above.
What is a PC/Computer User Card?
Issued free for in-house computer use only, to residents ineligible for a full membership card or to non-residents who do not desire full privileges. Non-residents may upgrade to fully privileged status if membership criteria are met. Identification with correct name is required. Preferred information includes, but is not limited to:
- zip code
- phone number
- birth date
A photo ID is not required for a computer use only card.
How do I get an AVL card?