Answered By: Carla Sarratt
Last Updated: May 24, 2017     Views: 4009

  • Library cards are FREE to New Hanover County residents and property owners, students of any school in New Hanover County, and active military personnel stationed in New Hanover County.
  • Teachers from schools in New Hanover County are eligible for a free Educator card.
    • Resident Adult cards are valid for 3 years and can be renewed if there are no fees, blocks or excessive fines attached to the customer record.
  • As a New Hanover County resident, 18 or older,  you will need two forms of ID to obtain a library card.
    • A Photo ID like a Driver's License or Government issued ID
    • Proof of address, e.g. vehicle registration or a utility bill.
  • To see the complete list of requirements, view our Registration Policy.