Library Card

Applying for a Library Card

  • All Ohio residents are eligible to get a Library card.
  • There is no age requirement to become a Library cardholder.
  • Individuals under 18 years old must have an accompanying adult sign the library card application taking responsibility for the account in order to receive a library card. The adult must have a valid photo ID and proof of current address (if different from ID).  Youth Library Card Application
  • Individuals ages 18 years old or older must have a valid photo ID and proof of current address (if different from ID) to apply for a library card. Adult Library Card Application

For information on acceptable forms of identification contact the Circulation Department: 330-296-2827 x.400


  • Request, borrow and return materials to any public library in Portage County.
  • Access your library account online 24/7.
  • Place holds for materials online 24/7.
  • Sign up to receive emails of upcoming library programs.
  • Place holds and view materials recently purchased by Reed Memorial Library.
  • Download free e-books and audiobooks from our online digital library.
  • Have your checkout history saved for your future reference.
  • Request to receive notifications by phone, email or text messages (cell phone provider fees may apply).


  • Materials are renewable two times if there are no holds on them for another patron and your account is in good standing.
  • New DVDs checkout for : 7 days          
  • All other materials checkout for: 14 days    
  • Renew: online, in person, or by phone 24/7 at (330) 296-5870. 
  • Vacation loans, teacher cards and institution cards are available.


  • You are responsible for all items checked out on your card. 
  • Fines for overdue items:

--Adults and Youth: $.10/day per item

--Senior Citizens (60+), Americans with Disabilities (ADA), Outreach patrons, Teachers and Institutions are exempt from $.10/day fines.  All other fees apply.


Loan periods and fines vary on items not owned by Reed Memorial Library

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