Obtaining a Library Card


Obtaining a Library Card


When applying for a Stokes Brown Public Library card, an applicant must show proof that he/she lives, works, attends school, or pays property taxes in Robertson County or any bordering county.

Adults may provide only one piece of identification if it is 1 of the following valid Tennessee or Kentucky State IDs:

• CURRENT driver’s license
• CURRENT photo learner’s permit
• CURRENT non-driver’s identification
• CURRENT Voter’s Registration card


A valid United States Passport may also suffice if it contains current information.


If the above documentation is not available, any 2 of the following forms of identification are acceptable for adults, one from LIST A AND one from LIST B:


LIST A (photo ID)
• Out of State Driver’s License
• CURRENT Highland Crest ID card with FULL NAME
• CURRENT local business photo ID card with FULL NAME
• Current Armed Services ID card with FULL NAME
• Alien Registration photo ID card with FULL NAME
• Matricula Consular (Mexican CID) *MUST HAVE CURRENT LOCAL ADDRESS
• U.S. Employment Authorization Card
• Work Visa


LIST B (Proof of Residence)
• Vehicle Registration
• Current Rent bill or Lease Agreement* (Must be dated in the last 3 months)
• Tax Bill or Receipt* (Must be dated in the last 3 months)
• Cable, phone, or utility bill
• Any piece of official mail delivered by the U.S. Post Service postmarked in the last 30 days with FULL NAME of applicant.     

*handwritten postcards are not accepted


*PLEASE NOTE: A Post Office Box is allowable as a mailing address.  However, proof of physical address (as noted in List B above) is also required to establish residency.

*Passports issued through other countries are not acceptable forms of ID except for temporary cards.

*We cannot accept mail with a forwarding label (yellow) as acceptable proof of residence.