Get a Library Card

Anyone who lives in or owns property in Minnesota is eligible for an Albert Lea Public Library card. Children 3-15 years old are eligible for a card with a completed application and proof of residence by a parent or guardian. If you live outside of Minnesota, you can obtain a library card with an annual, non-refundable fee of $40.00. 

To get a library card, bring in the following identification:

  • ¬†Minnesota Driver’s License or Photo ID with current address


  • Expired or invalid Minnesota Driver’s License of Photo ID


  • A lease, mortgage or bill with current address

Library card applications are available in the library or you may print one off and bring in the completed application to obtain your card.

Adult Registration Form
Child Registration Form