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Get a Card

To apply for a card

  • You must be a resident of the Shorewood-Troy Public Library District or a student in Troy 30-C, Minooka 201 or Joliet 204 school districts. (See The Library Link program for student cards.)
  • Bring 2 forms of ID (one with a current photo and one with your address, eg. a piece of mail or a bill) to the main floor circulation desk.
  • Cards are good for 3 years and must be renewed in person.
  • Children ages 5-17 can get a card if a parent/guardian signs the application. Cards have the same privileges as adult cards, except for internet access, which may be restricted by the parent/guardian.
  • Children under age 5 can get a 1000 Books Before Kindergarten card.

Get a Temporary Card Online

Shorewood-Troy Public Library District residents can also get a temporary card online. The card will be approved within 24-48 hours. Click the button to apply.

The Library LinkStudents of Troy 30-C, Minooka 201 and Joliet 204 school districts can sign up to get The Library Link card here to access Shorewood-Troy Public Library resources 24-7!

For students who are Joliet Public Library District residents, you can get your card through the Joliet site.

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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten helps parents and other caregivers develop early literacy skills in children from birth to age four. Sign up in person in the Children’s Department; then track all your reading online through Beanstack.