Any person residing in Leon
who can show proof of
the type listed in
this policy is
eligible to apply
for a free library
card. Children under the age
must have parental or guardian
the card application.
Cards are issued to individuals, not groups.
Individuals who live outside Leon County but who own property in Leon
County or are employees of Leon County: Board of County Commissioners,
Sheriff, Supervisor of Elections, Clerk of the Courts, Tax Collector, Public
Defender, State's Attorney and Court Administrator, are eligible to
apply for a free library card. Leon County employees must provide a current
pay stub, and Leon County property owners who reside outside Leon County
must provide a tax receipt as evidence of eligibility.
Other individuals who do not meet these two eligibility criteria and who
do not reside in Leon County must pay for a card at a rate of $10 for three
months; $20 for six months or $30 for a year. Lost cards may be
replaced by the library upon presentation of the required proof of residency
and payment of $2 for adults and $.50 for children under the age of 18.
Individuals who apply for a library card must present photo
identification. If the photo identification does not show the individualís
current local street address any one of the documents listed below must be
presented for proof of residency. A parent or guardian co-signing with a
child under the age of 18 must present photo identification and proof of
Proof of residency in Leon County may be in
the form of any one of the below listed documents that shows the name of the
applicant and the current Leon County street address of residency:
Florida driverís license
Florida identification card
Personal check with name and current Leon County street
Current lease agreement or rent receipt
Current utility, cable or land line phone bill
Current property tax or mortgage payment receipt
Leon County Policy 98-11,
effective March 24, 2010
Every two years your library card
will need to be renewed.
that time, library staff will confirm or update your address, phone
numbers, e-mail address and other information in our records.
There is no charge to renew library cards.
Non-resident fee cards can be
renewed as needed.