Get A Library Card

How To Apply

A Petersburg Public Library card is  free to any person living in, or owning property within, the city limits of Petersburg.  Armed services personnel and their dependents, with proof of local residency,  may receive a library card at no charge.  Residents of Chesterfield County, City of Colonial Heights, and  areas served by Appomattox Regional Library System (Dinwiddie, Prince George, Hopewell, and Disputanta),  may also receive a Petersburg Public Library card at no charge.

Details and Requirements

  • Residents may receive a library card regardless of age. Children under 18 may obtain their own card with their parent’s permission.
  • All applicants must apply in person.
  • All adult applicants must furnish photo identification verifying their name, address, city, and state.  Children, under the age of 18, must have their parent(s) sign their registration card.
  • Non-residents may obtain a card for an annual fee of $10.00.

Library Card Registration Form

To register, print off the registration form then bring the form and valid identification to the nearest library branch.