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Stop at Hawkins Memorial Library to get a library card that will allow you access to thousands of books, movies, magazines, audiobooks, ebooks, and more.
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Library Card Registration


Persons holding a current Hawkins Memorial Library card in good standing may check out library materials and use the computers.


Library cards are issued upon completion of the registration form, if you have a photo identification and proof of current residential address at the time of application. A post office box is not a sufficient address. Mail may be used as proof of address if it has been postmarked within two weeks of the mailing date.


Anyone five years of age or older may obtain a library card valid for up to three years. All patrons under the age of eighteen are required to have the signature of a parent or guardian on the application form.


The person to whom the card was issued is responsible for all fees, fines, and materials checked out with that card. For a patron less than eighteen years of age, responsibility for the selection and return of materials, and any fines or charges accrued on the child’s card, is held by the parent or guardian of the child.


Patrons are asked to present their library card in order to checkout library materials. If a card is lost or stolen the borrower must notify the library. Upon notification, no materials will be loaned on that card. Replacement cards may be obtained free of charge.

This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.