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.

New Library card holders may check out up to four items with their new card. On following visits, card holders may checkout up to 30 items. Access to digital resources begins immediately after a library card is activated.