Library Card

Applying for a Library Card

To apply for a library card you’ll need:

  • Proof of your current Maury County Residence (i.e.ID, water bill, lease, cable bill, etc.)
  • To fill out the Library card application

Your first library card is free.

Stop by the library with proof of residence and fill out an application!

Lending Policies

Loan Periods

Most of the items in the library checkout for two weeks and may be renewed two times, however there are exceptions to this rule.

DVDs and Play-Away Views may only be borrowed for a period of one week and may be renewed time.


As mentioned above, several of our items can be renewed. This can be done by coming in, calling us at 931-375-6501, or emailing us.

Borrowing Limits

Patrons are limited to 25 items per library card. That 25 may consist of any combination of the following

  • 5 DVDs
  • 10 Books On CD
  • 25 Books
  • 25 Periodicals

Note that out of county residents may obtain a Maury County Public Library card at no cost with a valid Tennessee ID, but are only permitted to check out ten items per card.


The library charges a fee of 25 cents per day on overdue items with a maximum fee of $5 per item. Patrons with fines may not check out if their fines exceed $5.

Patrons with any fine may not use the public access computers until fines are paid, and the account shows a zero balance.