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Get a Rock Island Public Library CardRock Island Library Cards

If you live in Rock Island, Milan, or within the Milan-Blackhawk Area Public Library District, you qualify! Cards are free.  Apply at any Rock Island Public Library. Card types include: 
 
  • My First Library Card for children six and under
    • Built-in limits to help parents control use, and no fines for late items. 
    • Check out up to 10 children's items at Rock Island Library locations only
    • Internet use and holds not available.
    • Lost or damaged items are charged to parent. 
 
  • Standard library card for ages six and up with full access to:
    • Library services and materials
    • Digital services and online research tools
    • Library Computer time 

Cards are also available for special situations, such as students enrolled at Augustana College, and other temporary residents.
Please contact our Circulation staff for details about applying for these cards. 


If you ever lose your card, make sure you let us know immediately. To contact us, call the Circulation staff at 309-732-READ. 
 

What Do I Need to Apply? 

  • Bring a photo ID with your current address.  
  • If your photo ID does not have a current address, bring a second form of ID with your current address.
  • A parent or designated guardian provides ID for children age 17 and under.  

Acceptable Library Card ID List 

Downtown

401 19th Street, Rock Island
(309) 732-7323
Monday - Thursday 9am - 8pm
Friday - Saturday 9am - 5pm

 

30/31

3059 30th Street, Rock Island
(309) 732-7369
Monday - Tuesday 9am-5pm
Wednesday 12pm -8pm
Thursday 12pm-8pm
Friday - Saturday 9am-5pm

Southwest

9010 Ridgewood Road, Rock Island
(309) 732-7338
Monday - Tuesday  12pm-8 pm
Wednesday-Saturday  9am-5pm

All locations closed Nov. 22 & 23.