Get a Library Card
Requirements for getting a Maywood Public Library District Card:
For adults age 18 and up:
Must be a Maywood resident
Must have a photo ID (Driver's license or Illinois State ID)
Proof of residency. One of the following may be used as a proof of residency: current utility bill, voter registration, bank statement or a property tax bill.
If the photo ID does not have a current address, 2 additional forms of ID are needed for proof of residency.
Students ages 5 to 17:
A parent or legal guardian, who is a Maywood resident, must be present to provide the requirements listed above.
Requirements to Replace a Missing, Lost, Damaged, or Stolen Library Card:
Adults age 18 and up:
Must present one valid photo ID (an Illinois State Driver's License or Illinois State ID)
Must present proof of residency: one of the following may be used as a proof of residency: current utility bill, voter registration, bank statement or a property tax bill.
Students ages 5-17:
Must have a parent or legal guardian present and provide the items listed above.
Please report a lost, missing, or stolen Library card immediately: 708-343-1847 ext. 10
There is a $3.00 fee to replace your library card.
To Renew a Library Card:
Patrons must bring two IDs that show their name and current address. One must be a current Illinois Driver’s License or Illinois State ID.
Chicago Residents and/or Non-SWAN Patrons:
Applicants need to present their home library card with a valid Illinois Driver's License or Illinois State ID to be entered into the SWAN Libraries System.
Your library card allows you to borrow: books, DVDs, CDs, audio books, magazines and computer access.
To learn more about Fees and Loan Periods click here.
To learn more about paying a fine click here.