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How to get a Coleman Area Library card:
New library cards must be applied for in person. Stop in at the library during normal business hours. All residents of the following areas are eligible to register for a library card free of charge from the Coleman Area Library.
- City of Coleman
- Warren Township
- Geneva Township
- Edenville Township
To register for a library card, the applicant must show current proof of address on a valid Michigan Driver’s License or a Michigan State ID card. If you need to update the address on your ID, please visit the Michigan Secretary of State.
- Children must be able to write (print or cursive) their name in order to be eligible to apply for a Coleman Area Library card.
- Parents are required to sign a statement of responsibility for children under the age of 18. This must be signed by the legal guardian for the child. Grandparents, significant others, siblings or other relatives are not eligible to apply for these privileges for a child.
- Children may check out up to 3 books at a time.
Up to 10 books or periodicals may be checked out on an adult card or 3 on a child’s card.
Adults may check out up to 5 movies at one time. The charge is $1.00 per DVD for a one week rotation.
Most books may be checked out for 3 weeks. New books in high demand may be checked out for two weeks (14 days) and Periodicals are 1 week (7 days) check-out.
Books may be renewed once if there are no reserves pending. You may renew in person or via your account on the library web page.
Books and DVD’s may be returned to either the outside drop box after library hours, or the inside drop box during normal business hours
New library users are allowed to check out materials at the time of registration, but will not have access to InterLibrary Loan materials during the first visit.
Library cards expire every four years, but can be renewed at no cost. Library cards that are not used in four years may be deleted from the system unless there is a fine on the account. Lost library cards can be replaced for a $2.00 fee.
A patron with over $5.00 in charges on his or her account or on an account linked with his or her household address will not have borrowing privileges until the entire charge has been cleared. Patrons with $25 or more in charges will be automatically reported to a credit collection agency. Patrons may speak to the library director regarding extenuating circumstances.