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Apply For A Library CardLibrary Card

Individuals of all ages may apply for a library card with proper identification and proof of residence. Parental signature is required for children under the age of 14 yrs. Patrons must be present to be issued a library card.

  • Proper identification sources include the following:
    Photo ID (valid Driver’s License or Non-Driver ID, Military ID, School ID,
    or Passport). *If photo ID does not provide verification of current local residency, supporting documentation verifying residency within the City of Bettendorf is required.
  • Supplementary forms of identification may include, but are not limited to: mail received at the patron’s residence; automobile registration; rental lease/agreement; utility bills for place of residence, etc.

* Individuals who are unable to provide proof of residence at the time of their initial visit may be eligible for a New Borrower card, providing limited access to the library collection until proof of residence is confirmed.

Register in person:

Visit any Bettendorf Public Library service desk, ask for and fill out an application and show identification.

Register online:

Click here to register online.  Your online registration will be forwarded to the Bettendorf Public Library. Upon notification that your application has been processed, you can pick up your library card at the main service desk at the Bettendorf Public Library.