Your library account gives you free access to online resources at liveoakpl.org/elibrary.
Visit your local library anytime to convert your digital account to a library card.
Stop by your neighborhood library in Chatham, Effingham, or Liberty County to sign up for a library card.
Or, complete the form ahead of time and bring it with you.
Library cards are free to all residents of Georgia, including persons who attend school, own property or are employed in Georgia. Property owners who do not reside in Georgia may be required to show proof of ownership. Persons employed in Georgia or attending school in Georgia may be required to show proof of employment or enrollment.
Patrons of both PINES and non-participating Georgia public libraries may receive a library card. PINES library cards are valid for 2 years. If you are already a PINES cardholder, you may use your card at any Live Oak Public Libraries location. Out-of-state cards are available to persons living outside Georgia who do not meet the above criteria for a $25 annual fee, payable at the time the card is issued.
There is no minimum age for a child to receive a PINES card. A parent or legal guardian may register a child. To register a child, parent/guardian must show proper ID and sign the application form for children under age 18.
When you apply for your library card, you must present an ID that includes your current local address.
Acceptable ID for a library card:
Original documents are required, photocopies are not acceptable.
Library cards are valid for 2 years.
The Student PLAY Program (PINES Library Access for Youth) gives public school students instant access to public library materials and online resources to help them succeed inside and outside of the classroom. Student PLAY accounts are fine-free.
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