Answered By: Hannah Bowser
Last Updated: May 24, 2017     Views: 1345

Library cards are FREE to New Hanover County residents and property owners, students of any school in New Hanover County, and active military personnel stationed in New Hanover County and teachers from schools in New Hanover County are eligible for a free Educator card.

Resident Adult cards are valid for 3 years and can be renewed if there are no fees, blocks or excessive fines attached to the customer record.

As a New Hanover County resident, 18 or older,  you will need two forms of ID to obtain a library card.

  • A Photo ID like a Driver's License or Government issued ID
  • Secondary proof of address, e.g. vehicle registration or a utility bill.
  • To see the complete list of requirements, view our Registration Policy.