Who is Eligible for a Library Card?
Rolla City Residents
Persons who reside or own property inside of the Rolla City limits qualify for a free library card.
Persons who reside outside of city limits may obtain a Non-Resident library card. The fee for Non-Resident card is $20.00 per year per household (this fee is waived for households who own real estate property inside of the Rolla City Limits).
Only one card is allowed per individual.
How to Apply for a Library Card
You must apply in person at the Rolla Public Library, located at 900 N. Pine Street.
Adults 18 and older
To apply for a library card, adults aged 18 or older must fill out an application and present valid, government-issued photo identification and current proof of address.
Acceptable forms of photo identification include a driver’s license, state ID card, passport, and US. military ID.
Acceptable proof of a current address is either a lease agreement, or an envelope, utility bill, or postcard with a recent (within last 30 days) postmark received at the address shown on the application.
- Youth aged 16-17
Applicants aged 16 through 17 who are not accompanied by a parent or guardian may apply for and be issued a library card. Photo identification and proof of address are required for applicants aged 16 through 17 years old.
- Children aged 15 and under
Children aged 15 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at the time of application. The child and parent or guardian must be present at the time of application. The parent or guardian must present valid, government-issued photo identification and current proof of address.
Library card privileges must be renewed every year.