Renew My Library Card

Any Irving Library card can be renewed if the customer has no overdue materials or fees posted to the account. You can check your account online through the library’s Polaris catalog.

Full-Access Cards - Irving Residents

Cards can be renewed in person at any of the system’s service points at South Irving Library, Valley Ranch Library or West Irving Library. Consult this list of acceptable forms of identification (PDF) to see what you need to bring with you to renew the card.

Online Renewal of Full-ACCESS Cards for Irving Residents

Irving residents may also renew a card without visiting the library by emailing a scanned copy or photo of each of the following acceptable forms of identification to Library Circulation. Please write RENEW IPL CARD in the email subject line. Allow up to three days for the card renewal to be processed and approved. An email reply will be sent to confirm that the card is renewed. NOTE: We cannot guarantee the security of personal information emailed to the library.

Email a clear photo or scan of EACH of these REQUIRED items:

  • The back of your Irving Public Library Card showing bar code number and signature
  • One item from Online List A - Photo ID (see list below)
  • One item from Online List B - Address ID (see list below)

Online List A - Photo ID (must show clear picture and name)

  • Valid State-Issued ID or Drivers License
  • Government-Issued ID
  • U.S. Residency Visa
  • Mexican Consular Card

Online List B - Address ID (must show name and address)

  • Current signed lease agreement
  • Current car or vehicle insurance
  • Current voter’s registration card
  • Utility bill from past 60 days

Full Access Card - Non-Residents

Nonresidents may renew an expired library card by presenting an acceptable form of identification from this list. The annual non-resident card fee must be paid at that time.

Homebound Library Card 

You may renew the Homebound card by sending an updated letter from a physician, social worker, or residence administrator or by sending a notarized statement that confirms the applicant’s name and address and the homebound status due to a physical impairment.

Youth Card 

A parent or caregiver’s card must be in good standing when renewing a youth card. Youth cards are not eligible for online renewals.

Irving Student Card

Student cards expire every Aug 30th, at the beginning of the new school year. To renew an Irving Student card, please visit the library and show your current school ID showing the current school year and school located in Irving.

Corporate Card 

Each authorized Corporate card issued is renewable annually. The company or business will send an updated authorization request and an updated application (PDF) with any changes. The updated authorization list must be submitted on company letterhead.

Computer Access Card 

You may renew an expired Computer Use Only card by presenting an acceptable form of identification from this list. Non-residents and those who can not provide an current address ID will need to pay the $10 annual card fee in order to renew the card.

Electronic-Only eCard

To renew an expired eCard, please resubmit an updated eCard application online and select your method of payment.