Get a Library Card


The Cahokia Library District requires applicants provide TWO valid proofs of address before issuing your FREE! library card.  One of theses proofs must be a state issued photo ID, the other can be one of the following:

  • Utility Bill (dated within the last 30 days)
  • Occupancy permit or Lease Agreement
  • Mortgage Statement
  • Tax Bill
  • Paycheck with address (dated within the last 30 days)

This information MUST be presented prior to filling out an application.

If you are a minor (under the age of 18), you may apply for a library card if the follow requirements are met:

  • If parent/guardian has a current library card, and ALL patrons at your address are in good standing.
  • Parent/guardian’s signature on application card
  • If parent/guardian’s does not have a card, they must supply the above proof of address material required for applying for a card.


Cards will only be issued up until 30 minutes before closing.