Apply for a Library Card

Library cards are free for City of Abilene residents, Active Duty Military, Military Retirees and Military Dependents with a valid and current DoD ID Card; $10.00 for all other Texas residents. If you're a currently a student or faculty at Abilene Christian, Hardin-Simmons, or McMurry Universities, your school ID cards serve as library cards with all Abilene Public Library locations.

Apply online at our website, or apply in person at any branch location. Simply fill out an application form, present a Photo ID & verification of your address, and staff can create your account in less than 5-minutes.