Get a Card
All Iowa residents may sign up for an Ames Public Library card. To apply for your card, you will need:
- Photo identification
- Proof of current Iowa address
- Completed registration form or registration online
There are two main types of library cards:
A single, confidential account.
An account shared among family members.
Anyone listed on the family card may see what items are checked out on the account or pick up items being held, regardless of who requested them.
Any family member can be on a family card account and have a individual card account.