Get a Library Card

Who can get a library card & how to apply

  • All Iowa residents are eligible for a Robey Memorial Library Card.SmartestCard_EngYellow998.jpg
    (Out-of-state patrons may borrow materials for a yearly fee: $20.00 per person or $50.00 per family.)
  • To register for a library card at Robey Memorial Library you need
    • A verifiable address and phone number.
    • A driver’s license (with current address) or a current utility bill with your name & address on it or a parent’s signature (if under the age of 14).
  • Library card applications are available at the Front Desk or print out the form below and return to the Front Desk.


How to use your library card

  • All materials may be checked out for two weeks.
  • DVD's and music CD's should be returned in-library.  It is not recommended to return these items through the outside book drop.
  • Patrons may renew materials by contacting the library or logging into the catalog.
    Please note: Magazines and materials with a hold and may not be renewed.
  • Fines for late materials accumulate at a rate of $0.05 per day per overdue item--up to $1.00 per item.  Fines on any material lost or damaged are determined based on the cost of the material.
  • If Robey Memorial Library does not own a book or item, a patron may request it on interlibrary loan or make a suggestion for purchase.
  • Patrons may place a hold on materials that are checked out or on order by contacting the library or logging into the catalog.