Get a Card

  • Live, work, own property, or go to school in Payne County, OK to get a free library card
  • Valid photo ID
  • Proof of physical address
  • If the physical address is NOT in Payne County, proof of Payne County employment, school attendance, or property ownership
  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who assumes responsibility for materials borrowed
  • Driver's license with a current street address
  • Current vehicle insurance verification listing Payne County
  • Personal check with printed name and street address
  • Voter registration card
  • Bill or receipt within the past 30 days listing the name and street address
  • Any first-class, stamped piece of mail with name and address received within the last 30 days
  • Current listing in Stillwater/Payne County phone directory
  • Address printed from Oklahoma State University student bursar/OKey account
  • Rental agreement with name and street address
  • Current property statement with name and Payne County address

Library cards expire after 12 months. You will need to renew your to check out items and have continued access to the OK Virtual Library/Libby.

  1. Renew it online by logging into your account via the library catalog using your library card number
  2. Call the library at (405) 372-3633 x8111 and confirm your contact information over the phone
  3. Email and include your current phone number, address, and email address 

The library provides other options for individuals temporarily residing in Payne County, teachers, and homebound individuals. Specific information about each can be found below.

Temporary cards are issued to patrons who expect to live in Payne County for more than 30 days but less than six months, or do not have a permanent address. Patrons must still complete an application and provide photo identification. Individuals living in a shelter can submit a letter from the shelter director stating residency. Applicants living in other temporary housing can provide proof of employment in Payne County and proof of a permanent mailing address. 

  • Temporary cards are issued for six months or until a permanent Payne County address is verified
  • Two items may be checked out at a time
  • Electronic devices and kits cannot be borrowed on temporary cards
  1. Circulation Department

    Phone: (405) 372-3633 x8111