Library Membership

Who is Eligible for a Library Card?

  • Rolla City Residents

Persons who reside or own property inside of the Rolla City limits qualify for a free library card.

  • Non-Residents

Persons who reside outside of city limits may obtain a Non-Resident library card. The fee for Non-Resident card is $20.00 per year per household (this fee is waived for households with current MS&T students).

Only one card is allowed per individual.

How to Apply for a Library Card
You must apply in person at the Rolla Public Library, located at 900 N. Pine Street.

  • Adults 18 and older

To apply for a library card, adults aged 18 or older must fill out an application and present valid, government-issued photo identification and current proof of address, if not listed on the photo identification.

Acceptable forms of photo identification include a driver’s license, state ID card, passport, and US. military ID.

Acceptable proof of a current address is either a MO driver's license, lease agreement, or an envelope, utility bill, or postcard with a recent (within last 30 days) postmark received at the address shown on the application.

  • Youth aged 16-17

Applicants aged 16 through 17 who are not accompanied by a parent or guardian may apply for and be issued a library card. Photo identification and proof of address are required for applicants aged 16 through 17 years old.

  • Children aged 15 and under

Children aged 15 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at the time of application. The child and parent or guardian must be present at the time of application. The parent or guardian must present valid, government-issued photo identification and current proof of address.

Library card privileges must be renewed every year.