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  1. If you are a resident of Calhoun, Jackson, Washington, or Holmes County your initial library card is free with a valid photo ID with your current residential address. (If your photo ID does not have the correct address, please bring a piece of mail such as a utility bill as proof of address.) Fill out a patron registration card and get your Calhoun County Public Library card.


  2. Liberty County residents may receive an annual Calhoun County Public Library card but it will only be valid in Calhoun County.

  3. If you are not a resident of Calhoun County, but you are a property owner within Calhun County you can get a one year library card which will give you access to the library. A yearly renewal is required.


  4. If you are not a resident of Calhoun, Jackson, Holmes or Washingtn County you may purchase an annual card. A fee of $10.00 per year or a per visit fee of $1.00 will be charged. Bring proof of residency when you visit a Calhoun County Public Library or branch library. You may only use your card within Calhoun County. A yearly renewal is required.

Calhoun County Public Library is a member of the Panhandle Public Library Cooperative System. If you are a resident of Holmes, Jackson, and Washington counties you may use their library cards at any of the Calhoun County Public Libraries.

    Proof of Residency
    Individuals applying for aCalhoun County Library Card can verify current residence or ownership of property by presenting one (1) or more of the following showing a Calhoun County street address:
    (a) Current Florida Driver's License or Florida Identification Card showing a street address;
    (b) Current Florida motor vehicle registration showing a street address;
    (c) Current property tax receipt showing a street address;
    (d) Current Voter identification card;
    (e) Current utility bill showing a street address;
    (f) Checkbook with name and address imprint;
    (g) Current lease agreement or rental agreement showing a street address;
    (h) Federal income tax return showing a street address;
    (i) Recent Florida intangible tax return showing a street address ; or
    (j) Valid school ID from an educational institution within Calhoun County.

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