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Library Card Information

Library Cards

Who can get a library card, where can it be used?
Library cards are issued to Wisconsin residents by the public libraries in Rock County for free and grant the holder access to each public library in a four-county area including Rock County, Kenosha County, Racine County, and Walworth County. Use your library card barcode and personal identification number (PIN) to access the online account portal, reserve materials online, to use our online tools and so much more.

How do I get a library card?
Option 1: Come to the library and get a permanent card. Bring an ID and proof of current residence (a mailed bill or another official document) to Edgertong Public Library. You will be asked to fill out a short form and then you’ll be issued a card.

Option 2: Get an instant temporary card online now, then convert it to a permanent card when you get a chance. Use it to checkout materials from the library, access digital audiobooks digital magazines, and ebooks (OverDrive, Libby, & Hoopla), use our LinkedIn Learning subscription, Creativebug art & craft tutorials, and Brainfuse HelpNow tutoring and homework help. Temporary cards do not work for Gale Courses or Transparent Language.

For a list of acceptable IDs and proof of address view Arrowhead Library System’s Circulation Policies here.

Does my library card expire?
Library cards are valid for two years. If a library card is not renewed within three years of expiring, the associated patron record will be purged. If this happens, you may re-apply for a library card by completing the registration process again.

How do I renew my library card?
Call or stop by the library. You’ll be asked to verify your address, phone number (and cell carrier if you have text notifications enabled), email address, notification preferences, and preferred home library.

Does the library offer different types of library cards?
Edgerton Public Library offers one type of library card.

I’ve moved, now what?
If you still live in Wisconsin you can keep your card. Update your contact information and address by logging in to your SHARE account and making the appropriate edits under the “Personal Information” tab or call the issuing library.

If you no longer live in Wisconsin, please contact the library which issued your card and request that it be canceled.

Library Card Application

Download this PDF and bring it to the library.

Instant Temporary Card

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Our Mission:

The Edgerton Public Library enhances quality of life by providing opportunities for personal growth, learning, and enjoyment to area residents by making available a variety of resources and expert assistance in a welcoming, comfortable facility.


Contact Us:

101 Albion Street
Edgerton, WI 53534

Phone: 608-884-4511
Fax: 608-884-7575

Director: Beth Krebs-Smith


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Friday: 10 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: 9 AM - 3 PM