Get a Library Card

To get a library card, apply in person. Cardholders 17 years of age and younger must have a parent or guardian sign for the card and adults 18 and older sign for themselves. Please review all of the Library’s policies for checkoutsinterlibrary loancollection development, and computer use.

Have questions pertaining to getting a library card? You can e-mail us at rrpls@roundrocktexas.gov or call 512-218-7001.

Documents Needed for Library Card Applications and Renewals

 
 

City of Round Rock Resident Library Cards

Residents are those who reside within the corporate boundaries of the City of Round Rock.

City of Round Rock resident library cards expire after two years.

Note: Not all Round Rock addresses or zip codes fall within the city corporate boundaries. To see if you live within the City of Round Rock, please check your address with the address checker.

The following documentation is required when applying for a Round Rock Public Library resident card:

  • A valid Texas issued ID with current City of Round Rock address.

OR

  • A valid government issued ID and printed official document with current City of Round Rock address. Examples of official documents to prove City of Round Rock residency include leases, recent utility bills, insurance cards, checks from the bank etc.
 

Non-resident Library Cards (Paid Full Access or Free Limited Access)

Non-resident and paid non-resident library cards expire after one year. Paid non-resident library cards cost $120 per year.
 

The following documentation is required when applying for a Round Rock Public Library non-resident card:

  • A valid Texas issued ID with current Texas address.

OR

  • A valid government issued ID and printed official document with current Texas address. Examples of official documents to prove current residency include leases, recent utility bills, insurance cards, checks from the bank etc.

Card Types

Resident (2-year membership)
IndividualFor the probationary first 30 days, individual resident cardholders may check out 5 items at a time. After that, permanent card holders – in good standing with a valid Texas ID on file – can check out 15 at once.
FamilyFor the probationary first 30 days, family resident cardholders may check out 15 items at a time. After that, permanent card holders – in good standing with a valid Texas ID on file – can check out 45 at once.
Non-resident (1-year membership)
Paid Individual Full AccessFor the probationary first 30 days, paid individual full access cardholders may check out 5 items at a time. After that, permanent card holders – in good standing with a valid Texas ID on file – can check out 15 at once.
Free Limited Access 

For the probationary first 30 days, free limited access cardholders may check out 5 items at a time. After that, free limited access card holders – in good standing with a valid Texas ID on file – can check out 15 at once.

(Services excluded for free limited access cardholders include: downloadable eBooks, eAudiobooks, movies, music, and streaming materials, access to specialized databases, placing holds, interlibrary loans, take-home technology, Discovery Passes, and room reservation services.)

TexShare

TexShare is a statewide program that helps libraries and their patrons share resources. Only City of Round Rock resident cardholders and paid non-resident cardholders can request a TexShare card from the Round Rock Public Library 30 days after they receive their library card. Eligible resident and paid non-resident cardholders must have their Round Rock Public Library card in good standing and a valid Texas Drivers License or Texas State Identification on file.

  • Take your Round Rock Public Library TexShare card to any other TexShare library, and you can register as a member of that library without paying out-of-district fees.
  • Each library makes rules about the services TexShare members can receive from that library. 

 

Unable to visit the Library In-person?

The Library offers card renewals to in-City residents with disabilities and medical conditions through our Library At Home services. To find out if you qualify, please visit the Library At Home webpage.

The new tiered membership chart shows the access each member will receive.
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