Get a Library Card


20150616_172110The West Branch Public Library offers library cards to all residents of West Branch, Cedar County, and the state of Iowa.  All these card holders may borrow all physical items in the library including books for all ages, DVDs, music and audiobook CDs, Cricut cartridges, and cake pans.

Residents of West Branch and Cedar County are eligible to use their account to access Bridges, the library’s online ebook and electronic audiobook collection.  Residents of Iowa not residing in the physical limits of West Branch or Cedar County are required to use their home library’s electronic collections, if available.

Getting a Library Card

(New to the library?  You can start the library card process by filling out the registration information!)

To get a library card, you will need to provide the following at the library:

  • Photo ID
  • Proof of current address (example: water bill, mail you’ve received at your current residence, up-to-date drivers license).
  • If you are are under the age of 14, you will need to have a parent create your card for you.

Anyone can get a library card and have access to all library materials and local library services*.  If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

*Those outside of West Branch city limits and unincorporated portions of Cedar County will have to contact their direct service libraries for access to ebooks/Bridges.