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Library Card Application

A library card is your first step to using the materials and resources available to you! 

Application Process

  1. Download and complete the application in its entirety.
  2. Sign the form.
  3. Submit the form in person.

Eligibility Overview

Guests

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West Baton Rouge Parish Residents

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Surrounding Parish Residents

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Eligibility: Residents of West Baton Rouge Parish

Adults (18+)

  • Adult cards are issued to people age 18 and up who live in West Baton Rouge Parish.
  • A valid Louisiana driver’s license or identification card with current address is required when applying for a new card, a replacement card, or when renewing an expired card.
  • Applicants that do not have valid Louisiana identification should be referred to the Director.
  

 Juveniles 

  • Juvenile cards are issued to children from birth through age 17 provided the parent/guardian assumes responsibility for materials checked out
  • .Child must live in the Parish.
  • The parent/guardian must have a valid Louisiana driver’s license or identification card with current address for proof of identity when applying for their child’s new card, replacement card, or when renewing an expired card.

Eligibility: Residents of Pointe Coupee or Iberville Parish

Adults (18+)

Applicants from these parishes may obtain a West Baton Rouge Parish library card by presenting both of the following items:

    1. Permission slip from their parish library.
    2. Valid Louisiana driver’s license or identification card with current address.

Juveniles

Children who do not live in West Baton Rouge Parish are not eligible for a card.

Eligibility: Guest Passes

Just Visiting the Library?

You may use our patron computer workstations with a guest pass! You’ll need your driver’s license showing that you don’t live in West Baton Rouge parish to receive a guest pass. If you reside in West Baton Rouge parish, we will ask that you sign up for a library card.

A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. It is a never failing spring in the desert.

-Andrew Carnegie

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Main Branch
830 North Alexander Ave.
Port Allen, LA 70767
Brusly Branch
6311 LA-1
Brusly, LA 70719
Main Branch
(225) 342-7920
Brusly Branch
(225) 749-2171

Library Hours

The library has upcoming scheduled closures. Learn More

Main Branch

Monday8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday9:00 am - 1:00 pm
SundayClosed

South Branch

Monday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday10:00 am - 6:00 pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed