Proof of ID for Library Cards
Apply for your card through The Landing or visit a library location to apply in-person.
Through a partnership with the Hamilton County Department of Education, all students currently enrolled in a Hamilton County public school and current teachers can receive a free, full access library card.
Residents of shelters or temporary housing facilities in Chattanooga may apply for a Temporary Resident card, upon showing a photo ID and a letter from the housing facility director that states the individual is currently residing in the facility and able to receive mail at that address.
Children (17 years and younger)
How to Apply for a Library Card in Person
If you cannot register online, you can pick up an application for a library card through curbside pickup service or at any Chattanooga Public Library branch location. When you turn in your completed application, make sure to include your photo ID and proof of current residence.
Feel free to contact us with any questions.