Library Card Information







Want To Get a Library Card?
Come to the library with your driver's license or state ID along with a voter's card or a piece of mail that verifies your address. Depending on how busy the library is during your visit, we should be able to get your card into the system right away and you can check items out right away.

If you live outside of Limestone Township but in the Herscher School District, you may qualify for our Non-Resident card that is good for a one year period. There is a fee off $135 per year for the card, which is the average amount of tax paid per househould within our township. It is possible to split the payment into two parts of $67.50 each.

Those residing in Bonfield/Salina Township are served by the Fossil Ridge Library District (FRLD). For more information, please email them at: questions@fossilridge.org.

Once you have a card, you can use it at any library in the area. If you cannot find the book you are looking for, we can search the Prairiecat catalog or our Out of System catalog.

Now Available: Apply for a Library Card from Home!

In order to serve our community as effectively as possible, we are now accepting online library card applications from home!

How to Get Your Card:

Limestone Township residents: 

Email a selfie; a picture of your Illinois drivers license (or state ID); your cell phone number; a recent utility bill; and a home email address to:
info@limestonelibrary.org

A staff member will email you your new library card number for immediate use; you will be able to pick up your physical library card at the library. 

Non-Residents (those living within the Herscher C.U.S.D. #2 school district, but outside Limestone and Salina* Townships):

Limestone Township Library District will issue non-resident cards to those residing within the Herscher school district, but reside outside Limestone Township and Bonfield*. 

Email a selfie; a picture of your Illinois drivers license (or state ID); your cell phone number; a recent utility bill; and a home email adress to:info@limestonelibrary.org

Non-Resident cardholders need to make the annual non-resident payment of $135.00 (or 2 payments of $67.50).

A staff member will email your new library card number for immediate use. You can come to the library to pick up the card during our regular hours and make the payment during our regular hours. 

*Those residing in Bonfield/Salina Township are served by the Fossil Ridge Library District (FRLD). For more information, please email them at: questions@fossilridge.org

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