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New! – Virtual Library Card

Virtual Library Card Application

Can’t make it to the library to get a library card, but still want to use some of our most popular electronic resources? Apply for a virtual library card! This card will allow you temporary access to some of our popular eResources, including:

Note: To get full access to all library materials (including Hoopla and the ability to check out physical items) you will need to stop by the circulation desk at any Warren Public Library location and fill out an application.

Warren Public Library Card Application


Residents of Warren are eligible to receive a library card from the Warren Public Library. In order to receive a library card, please fill out and print the Application Form linked above and bring it to the Circulation desk of any Warren Public Library branch. Photo identification that shows proof of residency, such as a current Michigan Driver’s License or Michigan State ID card is also required to get a library card.


Non-residents may purchase  a Warren Library card for an annual fee of $200. A non-resident card entitles a cardholder to full borrowing privileges at the Warren Public Library and other Suburban Library Cooperative Libraries and expires after one year.

Reciprocal Borrowing:

Members of the Suburban Library Cooperative have agreed that they will extend borrowing privileges to all citizens whose local governments support a member within the Cooperative service area. You may also drop off items you checked out from one member library to any other. This reciprocal agreement helps facilitate, coordinate and improve library service for all.

Interlibrary Loan:

Your full service Warren Library Card entitles you to borrowing privileges at the following libraries:
Armada Free Public Library, Center Line Public Library, Chesterfield Township Library, *Clinton-Macomb Library, Eastpointe Memorial Library, Fraser Public Library, Harper Woods Public Library, *Harrison Township Public Library, Lenow Township Library, MacDonald Public Library (New Baltimore), Mount Clemens Public Library, Ray Township Public Library, Richmond Public Library, Romeo District Library, Roseville Public Library, St. Clair Shore Public Library, Shelby Township Library, Sterling Heights Public Library, *Troy  Public Library, Utica Public Library

*Patrons must apply for a separate Clinton-Macomb, Harrison Township, or Troy library card to use these libraries


The Warren Public Library participates in the MILibraryCard program. MILibraryCard patrons must present their home library card with a MILibraryCard sticker to be able to check out material from the Warren Public Library. MILibraryCard patrons may check out print materials only.