Getting a Library Card

What gives you FREE access to books, music, movies, research, digital media & MORE? --Our Library Card! 


 It gives you access materials from over 50 Ohio Libraries!  


 Bring in a photo I.D. or proof of current residence to the library to receive yours today. 


All Cards: 

  • Checkout up to 50 Items 

  • Place Holds up to 50 Items 

  • NO FINES on overdue items borrowed from Clyde Public Library  **There are no exemptions on fines from items borrowed from other libraries 

  • No Checkouts on library items if there are 5 or more overdue items 

  • No Checkouts on library items if LOST fees reach over $10.00 (must get accrued fees to at least $9.99 to checkout items) 

  • Cards are dropped from the system if not utilized within 3 years 

  • Replacement Cards are $1.00 



Adult Cards:              

  • Ages 18-59 

  • No Collection Restrictions 


Senior Cards:              

  • Ages 60+ 

  • No Collection Restrictions 


Kids Cards:              

  • Ages birth-17 

  • No Collection Restrictions  

  • Must have parent/guardian signature authorization 


3 For Me Cards:             

  • For youth ages 18 and under 

  • Must be able to write their name and provide date of birth and contact information to be eligible 

  • Can only check out 3 books at a time 

  • Cannot place items on hold 

  • Does not need parent/guardian signature authorization 


A lost library card should be reported immediately. A fee of $1.00 is charged to replace a lost card.