Acceptable Identification for Obtaining a Library Card
Initial library card registration requires two forms of identification, one of which must be a photo ID. Proof of residency must contain an actual street address; no P.O. Boxes will be accepted.
Fountaindale Library card renewals and replacements also require a photo ID. Persons age 12 or older can replace lost or damaged Fountaindale library cards upon presentation of a picture ID. Parents/legal guardians can present a picture ID on behalf of their children up to and including age 15.
Acceptable Photo IDs
Government-issued photo ID with current address
Driver’s license (traffic ticket not accepted as a replacement)
Temporary secure paper license
State ID card or temporary secure State ID card
Firearms Owner Identification (FOID) Card
Park District ID
Passport with recent picture
Permanent Resident or Immigration Card
School-issued ID (current year)
Acceptable Documentation Showing Current Address
Bills: Cable TV, Credit card, Utility (current or last month, paper or electronic)
Current car registration
Insurance card (with address, paper or electronic)
Mortgage papers or rental lease
School registration (recent)
Acceptable Documentation for a Business, Institution or Local Entity Account
Letter of Incorporation
Property Tax Bill
Photo ID that matches with individual listed on document above. When applicable, a letter written by the administrator or owner deputizing another employee to create the account may be included. The deputized person would then need a photo ID.