Get a Library Card

Welcome
If you live in incorporated Arlington Heights, you may apply for a library card at the Checkout Desk on the first floor. Library cards are good for three years and must be renewed in-person with proper ID.
 
If you are a parent:
Learn more about how you can choose the borrowing level for children under 17 years old.
 
If you aren't an Arlington Heights Resident:
Learn more about using your own Illinois Public Library card at our library.
 
Local businesses:
Learn more about library cards available for local businesses.

To sign up in person...
 
  1. Bring ID with your current address to the Library Cards Desk.
  2. Check items out the same day!
 
 
Confirm that you live in incorporated Arlington Heights
 
 
Arlington Heights library cards are issued free of charge to residents of incorporated Arlington Heights. Please note that some properties with Arlington Heights postal addresses are not located in incorporated Arlington Heights.
 
To check your address, call the library at 847-506-2626 or search for your address in the Village of Arlington Heights "GIS Address Search." If the GIS Address Search returns "No matching records found," the address may be located outside of incorporated Arlington Heights.