Leanna Hicks Public Library of Inkster

How to get a library card

Quick Library Card Facts:

  • Your first library card is free. 
  • Your Library Card expires every three (3) years and requires renewal at that time. Renewals are free!
  • Your Library Card grants you access to 57 local library catalogs, as well as LHPLs (through The Library Network). 
  • Your Library Card grants you access to over 440 statewide library catalogs and hundreds of databases, as well as LHPLs (through MeL.org). 
  • Your Library Card grants you free or reduced pricing to over 400 statewide attractions through the Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) program. 

Your New Library Card

In order to receive your free library card, you will need a valid government ID and proof of residency. If your government ID does not reflect your current, Inkster address, please provide a current bill with matching name to the valid government ID. 

Visit the Library during operating hours, provide the proper identification outlined above, and your card will be ready in minutes! 

Renew Your Library Card

To renew your current card, please visit the Library during operating hours, provide a valid government ID with proof of residency to staff, and your renewal will be complete in a few short minutes. 

Replace Your Library Card

To replace your current card, please visit the Library during operating hours, inform staff that your visit is to replace your library card, provide a valid government ID with proof of Inkster residency to staff. Replacement cards are $1.00 to be paid upon replacement. 

Children Library Cards 

Library cards can be made for any member of the family, no matter their age. Cards for patrons under 18 years of age require a guardian present, with their current government ID and proof of Inkster residency. The guardian information will be kept for contact purposes only. 

Other Questions?

Reach out to the Library by phone (313) 563 - 2822 or email reference@inksterlibrary.org

Thank you for your patronage!