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How to get a Library Card

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Apply in Person:

For a new Library Card, please  bring in a Photo ID with your current address, or a Photo ID and documentation showing your current address. Your Library Card allows you access to all the public libraries in the Arrowhead region. If you are a Hoyt Lakes resident, you also are able to use Hoopla!

Apply Online:

If you would like an ALS public library card and you live in the ALS seven-county service area, feel free to apply online today by clicking the button below. With your ALS Public Library Card, you are able to access many of the free digital resources available 24/7 online and can use it to check out books, DVDs, audiobooks, and more at any of our 27 member public libraries in the region. New ALS Public Library Cards will be sent via mail to the mailing addresses listed in the applications. If you include your email address, your library card number will be emailed to you as well. If you know you have a library card but can’t find it? Feel free to give us a call at 218-741-3840 and we can help get your library card renewed or issue you a new library card for free.

Note: Applicants must have a valid street address or PO Box that can receive mail to receive a library account.

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