Warren County Library cards are available to:

  • All Warren County residents and property owners. (A child may receive his/her library card upon entering Kindergarten).
  • Monmouth College students

Persons owning other Illinois Public Library cards will be allowed to check out materials. Non-residents may purchase a family card.

An adult wishing to register for a borrower’s card, renew an expired borrower’s card, or replace a lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed borrower’s card at the Warren County Public Library must bring with him/her two forms of identification, at least one of which bears his/her name and address.  These forms of identification include, but are not limited to, driver’s license, utility bills, mail, or voter’s registration card.

A child may receive her/his first library card upon entering kindergarten.  Children under the age of 16 must have a parent’s signature on any initial application for a library card.  The application must be completed with both the child and adult present in the Library.  Children under the age of 14 may use the proof of residency provided by a parent.  Children 16 and over may choose to provide their own proof of residency, or to use that of a parent.