New Library Card
HOW TO GET A NEW LIBRARY CARD
All members of the public interested in obtaining an Irving Public Library card may visit any of the three library locations during open hours to register. Visitors should bring photo identification with current address. See the list of acceptable forms of identification (PDF) for ID options. Fees may apply for those who reside outside of Irving.
Those interested in placing requests for materials before they complete their registration or who want to expedite the in-person registration process may preregister online. See below for more information.
Irving residents who prefer not to visit the library in person may sign up for a card via email. See below for more information.
EMAIL REGISTRATION (IRVING RESIDENTS ONLY)
Irving residents may get a new card over email by following these steps:
- First, fill out the online Self Registration Form
- Next, email the assigned SELFREG#, along with a scanned copy or photo of each of the acceptable forms of identification to Circulation@CityofIrving.org
- Please write REGISTER IPL CARD in the email subject line.
We cannot guarantee the security of personal information emailed to the library.
Please allow up to 48 hours for the card registration to be approved and processed. An email reply will be sent to confirm that the card is registered. The card will then be mailed to the resident’s registered address.
NEW CARD PREREGISTRATION
All members of the public interested in obtaining a new Irving Public Library card may preregister online for a new library card. The SELFREG preregistration number may be used to place two physical items on hold, which can be picked up along with the new card. A SELFREG preregistration number may not be used to check out any items, including digital items. After preregistering online, customers have 30 days to complete their registration by visiting an Irving Library location to present acceptable forms of identification (please see list (PDF) and pick up the new card. Irving residents may also complete their registration emailing their information to firstname.lastname@example.org (see above).
MORE INFORMATION ON LIBRARY CARDS
See the Card Type page for additional information concerning card requirements and privileges.