Library Card Frequently Asked Questions
How do I obtain a library card?
To obtain a library card, please ask for an application at the front desk. A driver’s license (preferred) or other form of ID with your name and current address on it must be shown at the time of application. If you are new to the area and do not have current ID, talk to the librarian. Cards are usually able to be issued at the time you apply. The library requires that a parent or legal guardian must sign the application form in person for their children who are under the age of 18. There is no charge to obtain a library card.
What fines do you charge?
The Waupaca Area Public Library is fine free. Please be aware that materials that reach their maximum overdue status will be billed to you. If returned, the bills will be removed from your account so long as the item record is still in the catalog and the item is in good condition. The library bills for damaged materials.
What if my library card is lost?
If your library card is lost, a new card will be issued to you. A charge of $3.00 may apply. Please notify us as soon as you realize that your card is lost so we can cancel it and prevent unauthorized use.
Who may apply for a library card?
Any resident of Wisconsin is eligible. A parent or legal guardian must sign the application for children under the age of eighteen.
May I use my library card at other libraries?
Your library card may be used at any InfoSoup library. A complete list is provided here.