Lapeer District Library

Library Cards

Conditions and policies that apply to Lapeer District Library cards.

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A Lapeer District Library card is valid throughout the seven branches in the Lapeer District Library system.  No materials can be checked out without a library card. Proof of residency must be provided for library card approval. When a patron owes over $4.00, borrowing privileges are forfeited until the debt is cleared.  Please be aware that items checked out on your card become your responsibility.  Card replacement cost is $1.00. All information is protected under the Library Privacy Act.


Anyone can use the Lapeer District Library regardless of residency.

Patrons may borrow physical materials without charge if:

A $45 non-resident card is available for those patrons not meeting the criteria above. 

Patrons residing in Lapeer District Library’s legal service area have full access to digital material. Those patrons out of the legal service area have limited digital access

Our LEGAL SERVICE AREA includes: Arcadia Township, Burlington Township, Burnside Township, Clifford Village, Columbiaville Village, Deerfield Township, Elba Township, Hadley Township, Lapeer City, Lapeer Township, Marathon Township, Mayfield Township, Metamora Township, Metamora Village, Oregon Township, Otter Lake Village and Rich Township.

Patrons Under 18:

Both the child and the parent/guardian MUST be present to obtain a library card. The parent must sign all applicable releases on the library card application.  A driver's license or verification of name and address of the parent or guardian is required. All information regarding an individual library account, regardless of age, is protected under the Library Privacy Act.

Internet Access:

Any Library Patron who chooses to use Internet Access at any Lapeer District Library facility, MUST pre-register. Anyone under [18] eighteen years of age MUST have a parent or legal guardian present to apply for an Internet Access.  For further information on why we require registration, please visit the Michigan Legislature's law on internet access.