- Borrowing Information
Getting a Library Card:
Library cards are issued free to anyone residing within Kleberg County. Proof of current address is required at the time of registration. Children ages 5 through 17 may be issued a library card when the application is signed by a parent, legal guardian or caretaker.
POLICY: In order for a person to obtain a Robert J. Kleberg Public Library Card, they must register at the [ Circulation Services ] Desk. A WHITE application card will be used for ADULTS and a GREEN application card will be used for JUVENILES. Each application card must be filled out properly and completely. Children ages 5 through 17 are required to have the signature of a parent, legal guardian or caretaker when applying. REFERENCES MUST BE PROVIDED AND VERIFICATION OF RESIDENCY MUST BE MADE. A Kleberg County reference with a different address and telephone number must be provided on the application card. Upon completion and verification of information on application, borrower's data is entered into the library's database. By accepting and using a Robert J. Kleberg Public Library Card the registered cardholder agrees to abide by the library's lending rules, policies and regulations, including all amendments thereafter. The cardholder also agrees to pay promptly all fines or penalty fees charged against his/her account and for all damaged or loss of library books, materials and/or equipment to the satisfaction of the Library Director, and to give immediate notice of any change of borrower information, or a lost or stolen card. The replacement fee for a lost or stolen card is $3.00. The Library Director or designee must approve any exceptions.
FORMS OF IDENTIFICATION TO ESTABLISH PRIVILEGES:
- Valid Texas Driver's License
- Social Security/Serial Number
- Valid United States Passport with Photo
- Other valid forms of identification as approved by the Library Director
Patrons who live outside Kleberg County are charged an annual non-resident fee of $8.00 per person. Non-Resident Family Cards are available for $30.00 annually for a qualifying family of four (4), and cards are issued individually to each family member. Families with five (5) or more members are charged the base fee of $30.00 for first four cards, $5.00 per additional card thereafter.