FAQs: Library Cards
Library cards are free to Minnesota residents. If you lose your card or if it is stolen, you will need to pay $1 for a replacement. Apply for your free library card by presenting at any branch library your completed library card application and identification with your current address information.
You can use your library card at any of Great River's 32 locations. You can also use your library card at any public library in the state of Minnesota that is part of a regional system.
Yes, as long as your card is in good standing at your home library. You will need to create a GRRL account using the card from your home library.
Come in, use the online renewal form, or for fastest service - call your local GRRL branch library. Staff will be able to renew your card at any public service desk, virtually or over the phone. Renewing your library card is free.
Library cards expire every three years. This allows GRRL to keep address and patron information up to date. If your card is expired, you will be unable to log into My Account until the card is renewed.
Please report immediately if your card is lost or stolen. That way no one is able to use your card to check out materials in your name. Otherwise, you may be held responsible for materials charged against your account. The cost for replacing a card lost or stolen is $1.