Get a Card

Residents 13 and under must have a parent or legal guardian present to get a card. To receive a card for the first time, you must show one current document from each column below.

Photo ID

Drivers License
State ID
School ID
Consular ID


Lease or mortgage
Utility bill or bank statement
First class mail
Car registration or insurance

If you don't have a document from the residence column, you may verify residency by having the library card mailed to you (no PO Boxes). On the day a mailed card is issued, you may check out up to 2 print items.

Get a Museum Pass

Museum Adventure Pass

Receive free admission or a discount at Chicago area cultural destinations. Adult Berwyn Library cardholders are eligible to receive a pass to one museum per week.

Explore More Illinois

Illinois public library cardholders get offers from museums, park districts, historical societies, performing and visual arts centers, and other attractions.