How do I get a library card? / ¿Cómo puedo obtener una tarjeta de la biblioteca?

Apply for a Library Card

To apply for a library card you must provide:

  • Current photo identification, such as a state-issued driver's license or ID, military ID or passport
  • Proof of residency, such as a voter registration card, utility bill, auto insurance or mail that is addressed to the applicant and postmarked within the past six months. Must show physical address not post office box.
  • A completed application. Download the form (PDF).
  • Applicants under the age of 16 can obtain a library card with the signature of a parent/guardian.
  • Parent/guardian photo identification and proof of residency is required.
  • Non-Guadalupe County residents can obtain a Seguin Public Library card by paying a $25 out-of-county privilege fee per year.


Only residents of Seguin and Guadalupe County may apply for an e-card. You may apply for an e-Card by completing the online application and emailing it to the Library. e-Cards only allow access to our electronic resources. Customers who do not have an existing account with the Seguin Public Library can apply for e-Cards during normal operation hours. For full library access, apply for a library card in person at any of our service desks.

Aplique por una tarjeta de la Biblioteca

Para aplicar por una tarjeta de biblioteca debe proveer:

  • Identificación vigente con foto como la licencia de manejar o tarjeta de identificación estatal, tarjeta de identificación militar o el pasaporte.
  • Prueba de dirección/domicilio actual como el registro de votante, factura de las utilidades, seguro del carro o correo con el sello postal con fecha de hasta seis meses pasados. Debe mostrar domicilio físico y no la dirección del apartado postal.
  • Una solicitud completa. Obtenga el formulario de aplicación aquí (PDF).
  • Aplicantes menores de 16 años deben estar acompañados de padres o guardianes para obtener la tarjeta de la biblioteca.
  • Personas que no residan en el Condado Guadalupe pueden obtener una tarjeta de la Biblioteca de Seguin pagando $25 por año.

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1. How do I get a library card? / ¿Cómo puedo obtener una tarjeta de la biblioteca?
2. How old do you have to be to get a library card? / ¿A que edad puedo applicar por una tarjeta de la biblioteca?
3. Can I apply for a library card online?
4. If I don't live in Guadalupe County, how much do I have to pay for a library card?
5. How much does it cost to replace my library card?
6. Does my library card expire?
7. How do I access my account?
8. How do I set up my account password?
9. What if I forgot my account password?
10. How will I be notified if an item is overdue?
11. Can I change how I am notified?
12. Can I reserve items that are on the shelf or that show as available?
13. May I renew the items I checked out if I'm not finished with them?
14. How much are late fees?
15. How much do I have to pay if I lose or damage a book, audiobook or DVD?
16. Is there a minimum dollar amount required to pay for fees and fines with a credit card?
17. How big is the library collection?
18. Does the library have Genealogy and local history materials?
19. What online/electronic resources are available at the library?
20. If the library does not own a book, DVD or audiobook that I am looking for, can you borrow it from another library?
21. If I need help finding information or have questions can the library staff help me?
22. Does the library have Internet access?
23. Does the library have Free Wi-Fi Access?
24. Does the library offer hotspots?
25. Does the library have headphones for the public to watch YouTube videos or to listen to music?
26. Can I scan documents at the library?
27. Can I send and receive faxes at the library?
28. How much does it cost to print/make copies at the library?
29. How do I donate to the library?
30. Does the library have meeting spaces for public use?
31. Does the library offer proctoring services?
32. How can I volunteer at the Library?