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Library Card Application

This application may be used by FIRST TIME Plainfield Public Library patrons only.

  1. Once you submit your online application form, we will evaluate your eligibility for a library card. We will respond within three business days with a temporary library card number or if there is an issue with your application.
  2. Please fill out all required information on the application form this moves the process along more efficiently. 
  3. You’ll need to come in the library within 30 days to pick up your permanent library card. Let the Library staff know that you registered for the card on the Web. You must bring in one of the following forms of current verification: Valid photo I.D. with your current address on it or a photo I.D. with one of the following items: utility bill, closing papers or rental agreement, bank statement, or credit card statement. It must have your name and current address on it.

If you have any questions, please call 815.436.6639 or e-mail us at

Click here and select “Click Here to Register Now”:

Click here to visit the Library's catalog to register


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Install this application on your home screen for quick and easy access when you’re on the go.

Just tap then “Add to Home Screen”

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