Library card

Complete a library card application and bring it with name and address verification to Lawson McGhee Library (downtown) or any Branch Library. Each of the following items is considered to be acceptable proof for identity and Knox County address.

  1. Proof of Identity
    • Current Driver's License
    • Credit Card
    • Social Security Card
    • School ID
    • Hunting/Fishing License
  2. Proof of Knox County Address
    • Current Driver's License
    • Current telephone or utility bill: any date on the bill is within 30 days of today
    • Current Checkbook
    • Voter Registration Card
    • A piece of mail received at your Knox County address, postmarked within the last 30 days

You may check out up to ten items as a first time card user. After these items are returned, you may check out up to 50 items.