How to Get A Library Card

You can now register for a library card online!

Even though our library is closed, you can still access thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks online!

Go to https://adlc.overdrive.com. All you need is your library card. You will need to enter the number on the back of your card including the special character at the end. You will not need to enter the spaces between the numbers. It will ask for your pin. If you cannot remember your pin, try the four digits of your birth year. If you need help, let us know!

If you would like to download the app, look for “Libby” in your mobile device store. You will need to look for Mid Arkansas Library System when it asks for your library’s name.

Register for a library card herehttps://midarls.ent.sirsi.net/…/…/registration/$N/SYMWS/true 

Please make sure that your email is correct. We will use that to send your card information to you. You can stop by the library after we reopen to pick up your physical card.

Want even more access? We are part of the Mid Arkansas Regional Library System, therefore, you can also register for a Saline County Library card to access even more digital resources online! To sign up for a Saline County Library Card, please visit https://midarls.ent.sirsi.net/…/…/registration/$N/SYMWS/true

Browse, borrow, and enjoy titles from the Arkansas Digital Library Consortium digital collection.

Who Can Get a Library Card?

Adults

Adults who are residents of Hot Spring County,  or Saline County may apply for a free library card with the required documentation provided.  

Minors

Minors who are residents of Hot Spring County or Saline County may receive a library card with an application completed by their legal guardian. The legal guardian of the minor must sign the application to accept financial for any materials borrowed on the minor's card. A minor must accompany their guardian at the time of the application being submitted.

*Note- Arkansas gives minors the same privacy rights as adults, regardless of who signs for financial responsibility.

Ages 16-18 

Minors ages 16 to 18 may qualify for a card under either Adult or Minor guidelines depending on the documentation provided. Citizens in this category can qualify to apply for a library card without a legal guardian signing for financial responsibility, provided they can provide their own valid ID and all other documentation required for the issuance of a library card.

Fees

First Library Card (Residents of Hot Spring County and Saline County) - Free
Replacement Library Card - $2.00
Library Card for Non-Residents - $10.00 per year
Gateway Cards - Free
Replacement Gateway Card - $10.00

Required Documentation

  • Valid Government Issued ID card 
  • Two Items Proving Current Address (Must reflect name as is shown on ID)
  • Telephone Number
  • One Alternative Contact - Name and Phone Number (Cannot live in the same household as the applicant)

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