Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get a library card?
The Auburn Public Library extends free borrowing privileges to anyone who:
Individuals not meeting the above criteria may get a library card by paying a non-refundable fee of 25 dollars per person, per year.
All applicants must provide valid identification. Any applicant under eighteen years of age must have a parent or guardian present to sign the application and show valid identification.
The library will not issue a card to anyone known to have overdue materials or unpaid fines to another library until the lending library acknowledges that those delinquencies have been cleared.
*Being employed in Auburn is defined as: (1) being employed by an Auburn business which possesses a current City of Auburn business license, (2) being self-employed and possessing a current City of Auburn business license, or (3) being employed by a government entity whose office or school is located within the Auburn city limits.
Where is the library located?
The address is 749 E. Thach Avenue. The parking lot entrance is on Thach Avenue.
No, but we can suggest several businesses who offer fax services for the public.
May I renew my items?
We keep the Opelika-Auburn News for one month and other newspapers for one week. Older newspapers are available at the Auburn University library.
Do you have archived copies of magazines?
We have bound copies of older Consumer Reports. We keep magazines for one year under the magazine display shelf. Most magazines are available online through the Alabama Virtual Library. We'll be happy to assist you in locating requested articles.
Can you give me a printout of the books I have checked out recently?