Get a Library Card

District residents or property owners may get a library card at no cost, which includes access to all Portage Lake District Library materials, materials owned by Superiorland Library Cooperative libraries, items found in MeLCat, as well as free computer access and databases.

Non-residents may purchase a card and receive full privileges at the Portage Lake District Library. Individual non-resident cards can be purchased for $110 per year. Family non-resident cards can be purchased for $155 per year. Additionally, non-residents may choose to purchase 3-month or 6-month memberships as well. For more information about non-resident cards and rates, please view our Circulation Policy.

To verify your residence you must bring a valid Michigan Driver’s License, State ID or other official identification card with your name and current address on it. Please view our Circulation Policy for additional information regarding library card registration.


Online Library Card Registration

A library card is your ticket to the growing collections of print and digital materials and resources at PLDL. We are thrilled to offer the option for new users to sign-up for a full-access library card online. Fill out and submit the form below, and library staff will contact you soon to finish the registration process.