Apply for a Card

Anyone who lives, works, owns property, or is enrolled in a public or private school in Canton, MI is eligible to apply online for a Canton Public Library Card. Parent or guardian may apply for a library card for a minor under the age of 18 by completing the minor application portion of the form below.

Cards issued by online application expire in 90 days. To obtain a permanent physical card you must visit the library with proper ID as outlined in our Circulation Policy.

All fields marked with an * are required.

If you are under 18 years old, parent or guardian authorization is required to complete this form.
Parent or guardian is responsible for the use of this card and any related charges per the library’s policies and is legally responsible for all materials borrowed on this card. Library staff will not monitor the use of this card and the borrowing of materials and/or computer usage on this account. A completed application form will be available for parent/guardian to sign when you visit the library and verify your eligibility.
Applicant's Name
Contact Information
Authorized Access

It is the policy of the Canton Public Library that all library records are kept confidential and only shared with the cardholder and/or as a result of appropriate legal orders. If you wish others to have access to your account, please indicate below:

I agree that the following individuals have the ability to pay fees and/or pick up held items on my account with proper identification. All other account information will remain confidential. I can change or void this list at any time by presenting identification to the library and requesting that individuals be removed or added to the list. I understand that such change requests must be made in person.

By accepting, I hereby certify that I am of legal age and currently reside in Canton, Michigan, and that the above information is true and accurate. I agree to the terms and policies set forth by the Canton Public Library and its Board of Trustees. These policies include, but are not limited to, the Circulation Policy, Borrowing Schedule, and Patron Code of Conduct.