The public library will open two hours late this morning, Tuesday, March 4th because of hazardous driving conditions. Please be careful while driving.
All residents of Montgomery County are eligible for a library card at no cost. Parents must sign as responsible party for children under the age of 18. Fort Campbell soldiers (and their dependents) living either on post or in Montgomery County are considered Montgomery County residents for library purposes. A military ID card is required for service members and/or dependent spouses living on Ft. Campbell in addition to the requirements in the following paragraph. Non-residents must pay a $20.00 annual fee to receive a library card. Here is a link to complete information and rules about checking out items at the library: circulation brochure
To apply for a library card, simply present valid photo ID at the circulation desk. There is currently no online application for a library card. Proof of current address is required if the address on the photo ID is not correct. Acceptable forms of proof of address include: signed rental agreement, utility bill or setup, USPS mail forwarding form, anything sent to you through the mail in the last 30 days, car registration, voter registration, check book, and pay stub.
APSU students who live on campus, but are from out of the county, must provide proof of their APSU P.O. Box, their APSU ID and a valid photo ID to obtain a 1-yr APSU card.
The following zip codes within our service area are eligible to receive a free library card in addition to Montgomery County zip codes:
Kentucky zip codes that may receive a free library card: 42204, 42220, 42223, 42234, 42262, 42265, 42266, 42286.
Some residents outside Montgomery County may obtain a Tennessee Library Card (TLC card) with a qualifying library card from a participating library. These cards have limited privileges.
Please call the circulation desk at (931) 648-8826 with any questions about applying for a library card.