Answered By: Laurie Bates-Weir
Last Updated: Dec 05, 2018     Views: 189

Resident Adult

Complete the application (English or Espanol) and bring it with proof of residency and a photo ID to any Sarasota County library. Applications are also available in each library.

For both requirements in one document bring:
 Florida Driver's License with a current Sarasota County address OR
 Florida Identification Card with a current Sarasota County address

If you do not have one of the above, bring a valid photo ID AND one of the following:

 Sarasota County Vehicle Registration
 Sarasota County current rental agreement for a minimum of six months
 Sarasota County current property tax receipt / bill
 Deed to property in Sarasota County
 Declaration of Domicile in Sarasota County
 A current pay stub showing current Sarasota County address
 Sarasota County Government Employee Identification Badge
 Sarasota County School, College or University Identification Card
 Sarasota County School, College or University Report Card
 Current utility bill for water, gas, electricity, cable or satellite TV with current Sarasota County address
 Consular identification card with current Sarasota County address

Resident Child

A parent or guardian must bring proof of residency and a photo ID and must approve the application (English or Espanol) for children under 18. Applications are also available in each library.

Reciprocal Borrowers

Complete the application (English or Espanol) and bring it with your current valid home library card, a photo ID and proof of residency in your home county. Applications are also available in each library.

Non-Residents

Complete the application (English or Espanol) and bring it with a photo ID to any Sarasota County library. Applications are also available in each library.

Select a term for the card:

 $15 for a three-month card

 $25 for a six-month card

 $40 for a yearly card

Please note: The fees for non-resident cards are based on the annual amount paid in taxes by a resident. Fees are non-refundable. 

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