Driver’s License or Photo ID with correct address.
Driver’s License or Photo ID with postmarked piece of mail addressed to you, such as a utility bill.
Driver’s License or Photo ID with property tax receipt.
Residency is based on the residency of their parent(s)/guardian(s). They must provide proof of residency as listed above.
Residency is established the same as for adults.
You can download an application form below or pick one up at South Whitley Community Public Library.
Green Card/Residents – Residents of South Whitley, Larwill, Cleveland and Richland Townships in Whitley County, Indiana are eligible for a free account. First-time cards are free. Replacements for lost cards cost $2. A resident, full access account allows you to borrow materials from the South Whitley Community Public Library as well as all libraries that are part of the Evergreen Indiana consortium. Individuals with resident accounts may also borrow downloadable books from the Indiana Digital Library, powered by Overdrive. Accounts must be renewed/updated every two years at no charge.
Green Card/Non-Resident – Individuals residing in an area of Indiana not served by a library may apply for this type of account. The annual application fee is $125. Individuals with a South Whitley Community Public Library non-resident card have the same borrowing privileges as residents, including access to all of Evergreen Indiana and the Indiana Digital Library. Non-resident accounts must be renewed annually at the non-resident rate. Replacements for lost or stolen cards cost $2.
Green Card/Public Library Access Card – Individuals using a PLAC (public library access card) must have a library card from their home library. A home library is defined as the library that serves the taxing district. PLAC borrowers have full access to all of Evergreen Indiana and the Indiana Digital Library. PLAC accounts must be renewed annually with the purchase of a PLAC at the current price. The PLAC card fee is currently $ 65. Replacements for lost or stolen cards are $ 2.
Blue Card/Student Account – Students and employees of the Whitko Community School Corporation that do not qualify for a resident card may apply for a student card. Student borrowers have access to the physical holdings of SWCPL and may borrow digital holdings from the Indiana Digital Library and Sora. They may not borrow materials from other Evergreen libraries. Student accounts must be renewed every two years at no charge. First-time cards are free. Replacements for lost cards cost $2.