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Use your Waco Library card to reserve a room at any of our four locations.
Rooms are available at no charge for non-commercial and non-profit activities.
Personal events or social gatherings are prohibited.
All meetings held in library facilities must be open to the public without regard to race, age, gender, religion, national origin, political affiliation, or disabilities.
For more information see our Room Reservation Policy.
or come in to any library location!
McLennan County residents age 5 & older. Anyone under 18 must have a parent/responsible adult present and the parent/responsible adult will get a card too.
If you live outside McLennan County, a Library card is $100 each year.
A valid picture ID and proof of residency (up to date or postmarked within the last 30 days)
Examples of acceptable IDs:
Examples of Proofs of Residency (print or digital):
McLennan County residents can get a computer use only card with your photo ID. This card is for in-library computer use only.
College students can still get a card! Just bring the documentation listed above and fill out an application. Welcome to Waco!
Temporary residents can get a card for three months for a $30 fee. Just bring something with your permanent address and your temporary, local address to get your card set up.
You can use your card at any of our four locations. Visit them all and find your favorite!
Replacement cards are only $1.00. You can get a replacement card at any of our four locations.
What can I get with my card?
For 7 days, you can get only one item at a time. After 7 days, your library card can be used to check out 50 items at a time, including:
You can also use your card to get a Museum Pass and visit area museums for FREE!
Use your card anytime to get online resources like eBooks, eMagazines and more!
Items are renewed from the date they are renewed (not the current due date) and may not be renewed if another patron has them on hold. Log into your account and renew online here!
Fines and fees will be assessed for late, missing or damaged items:
You can get a TexShare card to borrow items from other participating Texas libraries.
To learn more about using your TexShare card, visit their website.
You can also use Interlibrary Loan to borrow items from other libraries using your Waco-McLennan County Library Card.
1717 Austin Ave. Waco, TX 76701