Library Card

How do I get a card? 

Residents of Ellis County, Texas may apply for a library card at the A.H. Meadows Library for free. Valid forms of ID and proof of address areLibrary Card required for all new library cards.

Proof of Address

  • Current address on the picture ID
  • Separate form of ID if address on the picture ID is not current or there is not one (water bill, insurance card, electric bill, insurance ID card or other recently received mail). 
  • Mail must be addressed to the library card applicant.

Who can get a library card?

Anyone age 12 or older may apply to get a library card for free at the library. Minors, between the ages of 12-18, must have parental permission and must be present to be issued a library card. 

What if I lost my card?

Due to security reasons, we will need to issue you a new library card. Valid identification is required in order to issue a new library card. The replacement cost of a lost library card is $1.00. 

Library Card Access

With an AH Meadows Library card you will have access to

  • E-books from Overdrive/Libby
  • E-audiobooks from Overdrive/Libby