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Who can get a Library Card in Williamson County?

Library cards are free to residents and property owners of Williamson County with current proof of residence such as a driver’s license, utility bill, or other official documentation with the applicant’s name, photograph, and current address.  Documentation is required at the time of application. All library card applicants must be present to obtain a card.

Applications and library cards for children between 4 and 17 years of age must be signed by the children's parent or legal guardian, who must be present at the time of application.

A parent or legal guardian must be present to sign the back of the library card application if they wish for children 4 to 17 years of age to be able to use library computers with filtered internet access.

Non-resident Williamson County employees may apply for and receive a library card with proof of current employment, such as a pay stub or other official proof of employment, for free.

Individuals who reside in Tennessee and are not residents of Williamson County but work in the county may apply for and receive a library card with proof of current employment, such as a pay stub or other official proof of employment, for an annual fee of $5.00.  

Out-of-county individuals must pay an annual borrower's fee of $25.00 unless they are residents of a county participating in the Middle Tennessee Reciprocal Lending Agreement.  Patrons of participating counties may receive free cards with full access to library materials and computers.  This does not include electronic resources.

Out-of-state visitors must pay a semi-annual borrower’s fee of $35.00. The card is limited to a maximum of 3 items per checkout.

The library waives non-resident fees for out-of-county students four (4)  years of age and older who are enrolled in educational institutions, excluding daycare facilities, in Williamson County if the student resides in a county not participating in the agreement above (MTRLA). The student or guardian must provide proof of residence and proof of current enrollment at the school. The account will be active as long as the student is enrolled at a school located in Williamson County. The library reserves the right to verify enrollment with the school and deny, block, or cancel accounts if unable to verify registration.

QUESTIONS?  Call 615-595-1277 to talk to someone from the Circulation Department about how to get a Library card or how to renew and update an existing account.


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