Getting A Library Card

Library cards will be issued to residents of Chambers County, Alabama without charge.

Applicants who do not live in Chambers County will be charged an annual non-resident fee.

The annual fee for Alabama patrons who do not reside in Chambers County is $10 per year.

The annual fee for West Point residents is $10. This charge will go into effect on 05/01/2013.

The annual fee for out-of-state patrons is $15.

Applicants who are employed in Chambers County, Alabama may obtain a library card free of charge by presenting proof of employment, photo ID and proof of address.

Also, currently enrolled students, faculty and staff from Point University and Southern Union State College may obtain a card at no charge by presenting a student ID card and proof of address.

To obtain a library card, adults (18 years and older) must provide a photo ID and proof of address.

For children under 18, a parent or responsible adult must provide a photo ID and proof of address unless the parent or guardian already has a library card.

Children must be present to get a card.

When a new card is issued, the patron will receive the keychain version of their card. The wallet card will be mailed to the address on record to verify that it is a valid address. At the time of registration, the patron will be required to provide a second number that may be contacted if we cannot reach them on their primary phone. First time card library holders may check out two books on their first visit. No audio-visual materials can be checked out on the first visit.

Cards that are returned because of incorrect or an insufficient address will be held at the circulation desk. The patrons account will be blocked and a charge of $1.00 added to their account to cover postage.

All card holders should use their library card to charge out materials. In the event that a card holder does not have their library card, library staff may check out materials to them by presentation of a photo ID or by verifying their birth date and address.

Replacement card fee is $2.00.