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Policies

Getting a Card and Circulation Rules

cardHow to get your card
All citizens of Opelika, Alabama can receive a library card with a valid photo ID and proof of residency.  Identification includes items such as driverís licenses or state picture I.D. and proof of residency such as a utility bill, checkbook, or paycheck stub. If your state-issued ID has your current Opelika address on it, that is all you need!

For young patrons 3 through 18 years old
Alabama state law considers children under the age of 19 minors. The library requires minors (3-18 years old) living in the same household as their parent(s) to have a parentís signature to obtain a library card.

Persons obtaining cards for their child(ren) must provide parentís proof of ID and residency.  Parents are responsible for all materials check out on their childís card.

Patrons who live outside of Opelika may obtain a library card with identification and a fee of $20 every year.

CHILDREN UNDER 12 YEARS OF AGE CANNOT BE LEFT UNATTENDED

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