Get a Library Card
During the library’s temporary closure and limited open hours due to COVID-19, all Highwood residents can obtain a temporary library card online so that you can download ebooks and eaudiobooks. No need to come in! Register for your card here.
All residents of Highwood are eligible for a library card. Library cards are free. Library cards are valid for three years for residents and two years for non-residents. To get a card you need to bring identification and proof of residency via a photo ID showing a current address. If the photo ID does not have a current address, the library will accept an additional form of address verification.
Photo ID can be provided with:
- Illinois Driver’s License
- Illinois State ID
- Foreign National Voter Registration with Photo
- Consulate ID
- Military ID
Address verification can be provided with:
- Checks /Current Lease/Mortgage
- Automobile Registration or Auto Insurance Policy
- Property Tax Bill
- Utility Bills
- School ID
- Voter Registration
For more information, download our full library card policy.
Call (847) 432-5404 or email email@example.com with questions.