Get a Library Card

Cardington-Lincoln Public Library card

Sign up for a library card today!

 

Explore our physical and digital collections, as well as the collections of our COOL member libraries, for free!

 

How do I get a library card?  

1. All Ohio residents are eligible for a free library card.

2. Provide a photo ID and proof of current address when you submit your application. 

3. Fill out and sign the Library User Application.  Grab a copy in the library or print it out from the link below. 

4. Youth under the age of 14 must have a caregiver, who has a library card, sign the application. Both caregiver and child must be present when submitting the application.

 

What can I do with a library card? 

1. You get access to all items at CLPL as well as the collections of all COOL member libraries

2. You can check out up to physical 15 items, 4 of which can be DVDs. Educators can check out up to 50 items.  You can check out up to 20 digital items at a time.

3. You can use library computers using your library card and your card's PIN. 

4. Through our membership in the Ohio Digital Library, you have access to over 500,000 electronic resources.

 

To ensure we have your current contact information, library cards expire every two years.  To renew, simply stop by the library and verify your contact information and you'll be ready to borrow more items!  While initial sign up is free, there is a $1 fee to replace a lost library card.

 

What else do I need to know? 

1. Patrons under 18 cannot check out DVDs rated "R" or "TV MA."

2. We are fine free unless you lose or damage materials. 

3. Renewals are automatic unless another patron is waiting for your item.

 

Loan Periods

Material Type

Loan Period

Number of Renewals

Audiobooks

3 weeks

2

Books

3 weeks

2

DVDs (Movies)

1 week

1

DVDs (TV series)

2 weeks

1

DVDs (Non-fiction)

2 weeks

1

WiFi Hot Spots & Smartbooks

1 week 0

Great Courses

4 weeks

2

Magazines

2 weeks

1

 

Checkout Limits

 

Individuals

Educators

Institutions

Total Items

15

50

100

DVDs

4

4

8

Bicycles

1

1

1

WiFi Hot Spots & Smartbooks

1

1

1

Attachment Size
Library Card Application 99.44 KB
Circulation Policy 120.06 KB

Source URL: https://www.cardingtonlibrary.org/content/get-library-card