Get a Library Card

Library cards may be obtained at the Check In/Out desk. The first card is free; the cost to replace a lost card is $2.00.

Library Card Application

You may download and print the appropriate application and bring it to the library with your ID and proof of residency.

Requirements for a Library Card:

  • A completed library card application
  • Photo ID
  • Proof of address.  If your current address is on your ID, that is sufficient. Post office boxes will require separate proof of residency. If you do not have proof of address, we will ask that you bring proof the next time you are in.This option allows you to check out only two items at a time until proof of address is established.
  • If your address is not in Payne County you will also need to provide proof of Payne County employment, school attendance, or property ownership.
  • Out-of-county residents may obtain a card by paying a $25.00 annual fee
  • For children under 18, parent's/legal guardian's/responsible adult's signature is required on the child's library card
  • The signing adult is responsible for all materials checked out on a minor child's card

Acceptable proof of Residency or Property Ownership:

  • Driver's License with current street address
  • Current Vehicle insurance verification listing Payne County
  • Personal Check with printed name and street address
  • Voter registration Card
  • Bill or receipt within past 30 days with name and street address
  • Any first class, stamped piece of mail with name and address received within the last 30 days
  • Current Stillwater/Payne County Telephone Directory
  • Address printed from OSU student bursar/OKey account
  • Rental agreement with name and street address
  • Current property statement with name and a Payne County address

Acceptable proof of Employment or School Attendance:

  • Official employee ID card
  • Any official tax document with name and address or employment verification
  • Current pay stub with name & employer/business name & address
  • School ID
  • Oklahoma State University student bursar/OKey account