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To renew an expired Youth card, the parent or guardian listed on the account must go to an Austin Public Library location and present the card, their valid/acceptable photo ID, and proof of current residence address in their name.
The Austin Public Library offers special Group Library Cards for use by faculty at AISD schools and educational/service groups in Austin, such as public, home and private schools, day care centers, group homes, or nursing homes.
The Group Card is issued in the name of an individual.
That individual is legally responsible for items checked out on the card regardless of any agreements he/she may have with the school or institution involved.
Applicants who home school will have to present a letter stating that they home school.
(Digital proof of current employment/affiliation is acceptable.) Group cards are good for one year.
The actual Library Card, or the valid photo ID used to sign up for the card, must be presented in order to check out physical materials.
Library materials may not be checked out to an account if there are overdue items currently checked out, fees exceeding , the account is expired, or if the account has been referred to a collection agency.
Tex Share borrowing cardholders from other libraries have the option to apply in person for a free limited access Austin Public Library card by presenting a current/valid paper Tex Share card from a participating library system, along with a valid/acceptable photo ID and proof of current residence address.
Benefits include a 6-week loan period for books and CDs.
(DVDs/Blu-Ray have a 3-week loan period.) With the exception of DVDs/Blu-Ray, items on Group Cards can’t be renewed.
Non-residents will be required to pay a non-resident fee in order to renew their card.
Youth Resident and Non-Resident Library Cards are issued to applicants who are under 18 years of age in the presence of an adult parent/guardian signee.