Library cards are required for checking out materials and for using many library services and materials.

Those who are eligible for a free WCPL library card:

  • Residents of Wayne County

  • Owners of property in Wayne County

  • Students and teachers in Wayne County

  • Owners of existing companies or corporations licensed to operate in Wayne County

Persons who do not meet the qualifications listed above are eligible for a Wayne County Public Library card upon payment of a $15.00 non-refundable, non-resident fee. This fee is a yearly fee and entitles the holder to all benefits provided by the Library system. This card must be renewed yearly.

Registering borrowers must provide a government-issued, picture identification and proof of current address.  Proof of current address includes a driver’s license, personalized checkbooks, or bills mailed to current residences.

You may register for a library card at any Wayne County Public Library location, and one card works at all branches.