Library Cards

Library cards at the Hillsboro City Library are free for everyone.

Patrons may check out up to ten (10) items for a period of fourteen (14) days.

New members may check out three (3) items for a period of fourteen (14) days. Once the original three items are returned, new members are able to check out the full ten items.

A library card also grants access to our electronic databases, e-book, and e-audiobook collections. Lending periods and checkout limits depend on the platform being used.

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Library Card FAQ

01.

At what age can someone get a library card?

Interested persons may get a Hillsboro City Library card beginning at birth.

02.

What is needed to get a library card?

In order to get a library card, the library requires proof of address. This can be in the form of a Texas state ID card or driver's license, a water bill, passport, insurance card, or any other official paperwork with your name and address on it.

03.

How does someone sign up for a library card?

Adults wishing to get a Hillsboro City Library card may apply in person at the Circulation Desk, or online at hillsborotxlibrary.org by clicking the sign up button in the top right hand corner. Adults must present proof of address in order to receive a library card.

 

Children wishing to get a Hillsboro City Library card must have a parent or guardian apply for them at the Circulation Desk, or online at hillsborotxlibrary.org by clicking the sign up button in the top right hand corner. Parents or guardians must present proof of address in order for their child to receive a library card. 

Persons seeking a library card must agree to abide by the Library Card Terms and Conditions.

04.

When do I get my library card?

Library cards are made in house and may take up to two (2) week to make.

They are typically ready for pick up when you return your first checked out items.

Patrons may pick up their library cards at the circulation desk.

The library will NOT mail your library card to you.

05.

How do I replace a lost library card?

Come to the library to update any contact information.

Replacement cards are available for $3.00.