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A library card gives you access to a world of materials, services, and activities.

If you live in incorporated Homewood or East Hazel Crest and have never had a Homewood library card, you can use this online form to register for a temporary library number.  This number will give you access to our eResources right away from home and will expire in 14 days.

Visit the library within 14 days to complete the registration process to receive a library card.  Besides access to eResources, your library card will entitle you to reserve and borrow books, dvds, audiobooks, use our computers at no charge, and much more.

Registering for a library card

Homewood library cards are free to residents of incorporated Homewood and East Hazel Crest.  To get a card, you must come in to the library.

Youth under the age of 14 --  A parent or guardian must be present with the youth and provide the same proof of residency required for Adults.

Youth 14-18 with no valid photo ID -- May use school ID if it includes your home address.

Adults -- Present a valid photo ID with your current address OR two pieces of preprinted mail with your name and current address.  


Bring 1 of these: OR 2 of these:
Driver's License
Utility bills
State ID card
Cell phone bills
Credit card statements
Mortgage or lease agreement
Check book or bank statement
Insurance cards or statements


To renew your existing card or replace a lost card, please visit the library.  The lost card replacement fee is $3.

Note:  If you live in unincorporated Homewood, we offer Fee Cards. 

Questions?  Call Patron Services at 708-798-0121 ext. 236.


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