GET A LIBRARY CARD

Welcome to the Garfield County Public Library District. This page allows you to register online as a patron of our library.

Garfield County Public Library District borrowing privileges are extended free of charge to residents of Garfield County, to residents of Colorado counties which border Garfield County, and also to Colorado residents who present a valid library card from a Colorado library which participates in the Colorado Library Card Program.

Once we process your application, you will receive a barcode number via email to use to access databases, download audio e-books and music, and use our computers. To obtain additional services and check out materials, you will need to verify your identity and address in person at one of our library branches. Click to see a list of acceptable ID and address verification

This site does not provide a secure Internet connection. It will be possible for others to view information you send. If you have security concerns, please contact Library Administration at (970) 625-4270 or e-mail gcpldadmin@gcpld.org to request an application be mailed or faxed to you. You may also apply for a card at any of our six branches.

Libraries contain a variety of books, magazines, audio visual materials and other items. Some of these materials may offend individuals and/or families. Not all materials are suitable for all ages.

 

On the form you will be asked to select a card design. Please choose from the following designs. The designs come with a detachable key tag which may be attached to a key ring for convenience.

columbine card

"Columbine"

hiker card

"Under a Hiker's Sky"

pine card

"Pine"

snow girl card

"Powder Play"

fish card

"Fish Out of Water"

fox card

"Friendly Fox"

 

By submitting this form you agree to the following responsibilities, policies, and regulations of the Garfield County Public Library District, including those set forth in our Circulation Policy.

I accept responsibility for the selections I make for myself and selections made by my children or wards.

I agree to obey the policies of the Garfield County Public Library District and to be responsible for all the charges incurred for any overdue, lost or damaged materials. I understand that outstanding charges may be turned over to a collection agency for collection and credit reporting should I fail to pay charges applied to my library card.

In the event my card or my child's card is lost or stolen, I will notify the library of the loss or theft of my card within one week.

I agree to provide the Library with my birth date and to notify the library of any changes in my address or e-mail and to provide verification of my identification and address when requested.

By submitting this form you agree to the above responsibilities, policies, and regulations of the Garfield County Public Library District, including those set forth in our Circulation Policy.

 

Your library card will be mailed to the address you provide below. The card will give you immediate access to online resources but you must show photo ID and proof of address at a branch library before you may use the library card to borrow library materials.

Select the branch you use most. You are welcome to use all six of our branches, but this branch will mail your card to you and serve as your "home" branch.
The responsible parent or guardian must accompany the child and provide photo ID and proof of address before the library card may be used to borrow materials.