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Library Card Information

Smart CardIndividuals, who live, work, attend school, or own property in Lincoln County may obtain a library card at no charge.  One current, official ID with photo, name and address (example: driver’s license); or, two valid ID documents with name and address (examples: recent utility or phone bill, bank statement) are required to obtain a library card.

A child's registration (15 and under) requires parent/legal guardian signature and ID.

Out-of-Region Card Fee: $15.00/yr.

*Please report a lost or stolen library card immediately to avoid unauthorized usage and charges.

Replacement Card Fee: $3.00

Your library card 
  • entitles you to borrow materials from any Lincoln County Library location; 
  • must be presented each time a loan is made; 
  • must be presented each time you use a public-access computer; 
  • is NOT transferable - you are responsible for all items borrowed on your library card; 
  • remains valid for three years and will be renewed at no charge.


Loan Periods:
Books and audios: 21 days
Bestsellers, high-demand, and holiday books: 7 days
Videos and DVDs: 7 days

Overdue Fines:
Books and audios: $1 per item
Best-sellers, high-demand, and holiday books: $2 per item
Videos and DVDs: $2 per item
Returned check fee: $25.00

Books and audios: One Renewal
Bestsellers, high-demand, and holiday books: One Renewal
Videos and DVDs: NO RENEWALS

Materials may be renewed in-library, online, or by telephone.

Holds may be placed in-library, on-line, or by telephone.

Returns may be made to any Lincoln County Library location.