Getting a Library Card
Library CardsHow do I apply for a library card?
Can my child register for a library card?
How much does it cost to get a library card?
Does my card expire?
What do I do if I lose my card?
What can I do without a library card?
What is a TexShare card?
How do I become eligible?
How do I participate?
You may apply for a library card in-person at the Check-out Desk at the DeSoto Public Library. To receive a library card, acceptable identification and proof of residency must be presented at the time of registration.
Acceptable forms of identification include:
Acceptable forms of proof of residency include:
You may also get a library card started on-line.
Families residing outside the City of DeSoto, owning no property within the City of DeSoto may purchase a non-resident library card for an annual fee of $15.00, valid for one year from the purchase date.
If your card is lost, call 972.230.9665 or visit the library during regular business hours to let us know. Cards may be replaced for a fee of $3.
Lending policies are made by the individual libraries that participate in the TexShare Card program. Because of this, lending policies may vary from library to library. Be sure to check the lending policies for the library you wish to use.