Applying for an Eisenhower Library Card


Residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights

If you are a resident of Norridge or Harwood Heights, bring proof of residency to the Library Services Desk to apply for an Eisenhower Library card. The identification must include your name and current address. Examples of proof of residency include a driver’s license, Ridgewood High School ID, or a utility bill.

Your card should be ready to use within minutes. Residents under the age of fourteen need a parent or guardian’s signature.

Apply Online

Residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights may apply for an Eisenhower Library card online. To apply, please submit the form below and a library card will be delivered to your provided street address.

On your first visit to the library with your new card, you will be asked to provide proof of residency, add a picture to your account, and sign a user agreement or parental approval form.

Rainbow Library Card


Nonresident Cards


Residents of Chicago

Chicago residents are welcome to borrow materials from our library. Please bring your Chicago Public Library card and a picture ID to register with our library. If you don’t have a picture ID with your current address on it, it is acceptable to bring two current utility bills (within the last three months) with your name and address. Please check the status of your Chicago Library card to ensure that it is in good standing.

Residents of Unincorporated Areas, such as Norwood Park Township

Residents of unincorporated areas such as Norwood Park Township do not pay a library-supporting tax. To obtain an Eisenhower Library card, you may pay an annual fee equal to what tax-paying residents pay. To help us determine the correct fee, please bring a copy of your most recent 2nd installment tax bill or a current lease agreement. For more information regarding purchasing a library card, please contact the Library Services Desk at 708-867-7828.

Renewing Your Library Card


Residents of Harwood Heights and Norridge

Bring in your library card and one form of identification with your name and address on it. Residents under the age of fourteen will also need a parent or guardian’s signature to renew their library card.

Residents of Chicago

Bring your current Chicago Public Library card and a photo ID with your name and address on it.  If you do not have a photo ID with your current address on it, please bring two utility bills from within the last three months. Individuals under the age of fourteen will also need a parent or guardian’s signature to renew their library card.

Lost Your Library Card?


Lost or stolen cards should be reported as soon as possible. A lost, stolen, or damaged library card will be replaced free of charge. Any materials loaned out on an unreported lost or stolen card will be the responsibility of the card holder.