How do I apply?
Please apply in person at the circulation desk in the main lobby. There is no charge for a library card, although a $1.00 fee is assessed to replace a lost card.
Library Card Eligibility
As a member of the Bridges Library System, Menomonee Falls Public Library primarily serves residents of Waukesha and Jefferson Counties.
Wisconsin residents may apply for a Library card by presenting a valid photo ID and proof of current residence. Children under eighteen must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian presenting a valid photo ID and proof of current residence.
If a parent or legal guardian’s card is blocked because of outstanding unreturned material, the material must be returned or the replacement cost paid before any minor in the household is issued a card.
The following Library cards are available at Menomonee Falls Public Library:
|Type of Card||Access||Eligible Groups||Cost|
|Library Card||Full access for circulation, computer usage, and databases, Makerspace badging, badging for use of A/V Room Technology Equipment||Wisconsin residents not residing in the Village of Germantown or Milwaukee County, except the following: people who work in Menomonee Falls or are students attending K-12 in Menomonee Falls||Free|
|Resource Card||Computer usage and Makerspace badging, badging for use of A/V Room Technology Equipment||Village of Germantown Residents, Milwaukee County Residents who do not wish to check out materials||Free|
|Milwaukee County Card||Full access for circulation and computer usage, Makerspace badging, badging for use of A/V Room Technology Equipment, Hoopla use restricted||Milwaukee County Residents||$75/ year|
Local Students and Employees
Students who are otherwise ineligible for a card, but attend school (grades K-12) in Menomonee Falls are eligible to apply for a card.
Village of Menomonee Falls employees and their immediate family (spouse and children) who are otherwise ineligible for a card may obtain a card. All children living at home may obtain a card, regardless of age. The employee’s Village ID and proof of current residence is required.
In addition, a card may be issued to employees of any industry, business, or professional service which occupies, owns or leases space in Menomonee Falls. For details on applying for local employee or student cards, call Circulation at 262-532-8901.
Those who are not eligible for a free Library card but wish to use the Library’s computers, meeting room AV equipment, or Makerspace can apply for a Resource Card. Presenting a valid photo ID and proof of current residence is required.
Milwaukee County Cards
Residents of Milwaukee County may purchase a card annually in order to check out materials from Menomonee Falls Public Library. They are not eligible to check out digital materials from Hoopla but can use other digital resources