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Your Manistee County Library card

What you need to get your library card whether you are an adult, child or organization.
ADULTS

    To get a library card at any Manistee County Library location a valid ID showing proof of current name and current address must be presented. Applicants must be a resident or property owner in Manistee County, in conjunction with the Manistee County Library Non Resident policy.  Other forms of address validation may be used as approved by staff.   A charge of $1.00 will be made to replace any lost or destroyed library card.

              YOU MUST PRESENT A VALID LIBRARY CARD OR PHOTO ID TO CHECK OUT MATERIAL

  We believe in open access to our collections, and will not discriminate on the basis of age, color, sex, religion, nation of origin, etc.

CHILDREN/WARDS

   The signature of a parent or legal guardian is required for borrowing privileges to be granted to minors (under 18 years of age).  Parents or guardians are responsible for the care and return of materials borrowed by minors (under 18 years of age).  Parents or guardians are responsible for the reading/viewing/listening choices of the minors (under 18 years of age) for whom they are responsible.

   A 'Release of Minor Child's Library Record' form must be on file for a parent or designated person to access or be informed of use of a child's record.

  A parent or guardian must sign an Internet Access Agreement for a Minor Child in order for a minor child to be allowed access to the Internet.   The child must present a library card with the appropriate sticker attached in order to be allowed to use the Internet Terminals.   Children under 9 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to use the Internet. 

ORGANIZATIONS

   Upon the signature of the person in charge of an agency or organization, a "group card" will be granted.  A $5.00 fee is charged for lost or destroyed group cards.  This card must be presented to borrow items.