How to Get Your Free Library Card:

1. Come to the library
2. Show proof of MN Residency (Driver’s License/State issued ID or Property Tax info with name on)
3. Be at least 16 or have parent/guardian sign

Out of State cards can be purchased for $45 annually.

You must have card to check out materials.

Replacement cards cost $1.

Please have your library card ready @ checkout so that we may serve you better.  You must have your card present to checkout.*
*Required by the library board as of February 1st, 2006


La Crescent Public Library has 11 internet access computers.  Patrons must have a library card to use the computers.

Guest Cards are available for internet use for $1.

The library has WiFi for wireless users.  No network printers are available for patrons using the wireless network.

Printing Costs (per page):
Black and White: 20 cents
Color: 40 cents
Copy Machine: 8×11 – 20 cents
Legal – 20 cents
Ledger – 25 cents
Double sided copies count as 2 pages



Books, Magazines, and Audiocassettes:
2 weeks; may be renewed if no request is placed on item.  Renewals are taken by phone, in person, or on-line through the Online Catalog.  Go to My Account and enter library card and PIN #.  (Your pin is the last 4 digits of your phone number).

Videos, DVDs, and CDs:
1 week and only to patrons 16 or older or with permission/guardian present.  May be renewed in same way as books as long as no request is placed on item(s) in question.
All VHS/DVD/CDs must be returned before closing time of the date due.


Fines calculated at a daily rate.
Children’s materials (E, ABC, J, YA): 10 cents
Adult materials: 20 cents
VHS/DVD/CD: $1 per item per day late