Apply for a Library Card

Stop by the library with your driver's license -or- a photo ID and a bill with your current address on it to open your library account. A parent/guardian must be present to register children (ages 5 - 16) for a card.

You can also sign up for an account online. Complete this form ⇗ and a library staff member will contact you to complete the process.

Who is eligible for a Free Library Card?

  • All residents of East Grand Forks (EGF) including rural residents
  • Active duty military personnel with valid military ID
  • Teachers working in any EGF school with valid school ID
  • Students attending any EGF school
    • Middle School - College students: can open their own library card with valid school ID
    • Children entering kindergarten - Grade 5: a parent/guardian must be present


If you live outside of East Grand Forks and don't meet one of the free qualifications above, there is an annual fee for your library card: