physical library card

All residents of Glencoe who are at least four years old are eligible for a free library card. A resident applying for a library card must present photo identification and proof of Glencoe address. For anyone under fourteen years of age, the signature of a parent or guardian is required.

In accordance with the Illinois Revised Statues, the Library shall charge a nonresident family card fee at least equal to the cost paid by the residents of the village, with the cost to be determined annually according to the formula established by the Illinois State Library.

E-mail Notification

You can choose to be notified by email, rather than by phone, when materials arrive from other libraries. You will also receive emails three days before your materials come due with a link to the website where you can renew.

Contact us by phone or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name, card number and email address if you would like to set up e-mail notification.

CardStar App for Mobile Devices

Our library is registered with CardStar, which provides an app for mobile devices to store card numbers. Please download this app if you would like to use your iPhone or Android device to store your card number for checkout. We may ask to see identification when using a mobile device.

Access the CardStar app for iPhone through the iTunes store or by clicking here. Access the CardStar app for Android devices through the Android Market or by clicking here.