Library Cards

A library card allows you to borrow materials, use online databases, and use the computers in the library. Library cards are free for West Fargo and West Fargo school district residents.

To obtain a library card, individuals must present a photo ID and proof of current address and complete an application form. Application forms are available at the library and online. Individuals may print and fill out an application ahead of time and bring it to the service desk in the library to finish the card processing.

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Fargo or Moorhead residents that have a library card from the Fargo Public Library or Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) may get a West Fargo Public Library card for free by presenting a library card from their home library, photo ID, and proof of current address.

All other non-residents must pay an annual fee of $5.00 to obtain a library card.

Card Expiration and Replacement

Library cards expire every 2 years and may be renewed in person at the library.

Replacements for lost cards may be purchased for $1.00. Damaged cards may be replaced at no charge.

Student Library Cards

The West Fargo Public Library offers library cards with special privileges for high school students in West Fargo. Among other privileges, these cards allow students to request books from the West Fargo Public Library and pick them up at their high school library. West Fargo High School and Sheyenne High School students are eligible to obtain this card.

Learn more about the West Fargo Public Library student card.

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