How did I get a non-resident card?
Customers can get a non-resident card at any Irving Public Library location. Customers can not be registered online or over the phone at this time.

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1. Why has this begun? I've never had to pay for library card from Irving Public Library before.
2. Who is eligible to receive a free Irving Public Library card?
3. What does a non-resident library card cost?
4. Is this fee a one-time fee or a yearly fee?
5. How did I get a non-resident card?
6. What do I get when I purchase a non-resident Full Access Card?
7. What do I get when I purchase a non-resident Computer Access Card?
8. What libraries can I use the non-resident card at?
9. I thought libraries were supposed to offer free access to all?
10. What is the library going to do with this money?
11. Is the library going to charge for anything else?
12. If I don't live in the City of Irving, where can I get free library services?
13. How do I pay the non-resident fee? Do you take debit/credit cards, money order, checks or cash only?
14. Is there a monthly payment plan?
15. Is there a household card or will I have to pay a fee to get each child a card?
16. Can I pay discounted amount and check out less or only get one computer session a day?
17. Is there a short-term option for Computer Access Cards? Can I get a day pass for computer use?
18. Why is the fee so high for non-resident cards?
19. Do other organizations in the city charge for non-residents fees?
20. I own property in the City of Irving, but do not reside in the city. Can I get a free library card?
21. I have a P.O. Box in Irving, but live elsewhere. Do I have to pay a non-resident fee?
22. Can I share my non-resident card with family members?
23. What if I am a non-resident, but my child's father is a resident? Would my child need to get a non-resident card?
24. If I live in another city but go to school in Irving, can I get a free library card?
25. I am a teacher for Irving ISD, but I don't live in Irving. Will I have to pay for a non-resident card?
26. If I work in the City of Irving, do I need to pay the non-resident fee?
27. If I work for the City of Irving, do I need to pay the non-resident fee?
28. I have a TexShare card. Do I have to pay for a non-resident card?
29. I'm homeless. Do I have to pay for a card?
30. You have to have a library card to volunteer. So, do I have to pay for a non-resident card to volunteer my time?
31. Is the non-resident card good for unlimited checkouts?
32. Why am I limited in items I can checkout for the first three months with my new non-resident card if I paid for it?
33. Can I still put items on hold with a non-resident card?
34. Can I still do InterLibrary Loans with a non-resident card?
35. Can I checkout a study room or reserve a meeting room without a card or do I need a non-resident card to use a room?
36. Do I have to pay a non-resident fee to be able to use downloadable media, eBooks, or subscription databases?
37. Do I have to pay to use Irving Public Library’s wireless connection?
38. What can I do for free at the library without a library card?
39. How will the non-resident policy be implemented?
40. How will this affect residents?
41. What do I need to get a full access non-resident card?
42. What do I need to get a computer access non-resident card?
43. If I decide to not pay the non-resident fee, when do I need to return items that I currently have checked out?
44. Whom can I contact with additional questions?