Get a Library Card
If you live in our service area, you may get a library card free of charge, as part of your tax-supported library service.
Your library card allows you to:
- Borrow books and other items from us and from most other public libraries in Illinois.
To get a library card, a person needs to provide two things: a photo ID and proof that they live within our library district (the city limits of Mendota). The ID can be a driver's license or state ID card. To prove that a person lives within our district, a piece of mail, such as a bill, or even a check with your current address on it will work. All user information is confidential.
If a person lives outside of our library district, the above mentioned ID and proof of address are required, plus an annual fee (determined by State of Illinois formula) currently $65.00, for the household.