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Click on the type of card you are applying for:



How long will it take for me to get my library card?
Typically you should receive an email with the outcome of your application within an hour.

Why did my card application not get approved?
There are several instances why applications are not approved.  The most common being, your address does not fall within the ICL service area.   If you live in Ionia County, but your address is not in the ICL service area, come into the library and we can issue you a non-resident card at no charge.

How do I apply for cards for everyone in my family?
A separate application should be filled out for each adult and minor in your family.

I live in one city, but would like to have a library card in another one--can I do that?
ICL is a member of the Lakeland Library Cooperative (LLC) and your library card will work at any of the LLC libraries.  If you would like a card for access to another library's digital services, please contact that library directly.

I applied to the wrong library and my application was not approved, can I still apply to the correct library?
Yes! Please fill out a new application.

I entered something incorrectly on my application - how do I fix it?
Contact ICL staff 616.527.3680, with your library card number ready, and they can make the corrections. 

I moved and need to change my address - how do I do that?
Contact ICL staff 616.527.3680 and we can update your information.  If your new address is in another library's service area, we can direct you to the correct one.

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