Access electronic tools for research, learning or job-hunting (search our databases), or watching streaming videos (watch a video)
Use the self-checkout station
Renew materials you have checked out
Review your account information
Your library card is required for all transactions. Thank you for bringing your card each time you visit the Irving Public Library.
As a Cardholder You Agree To...
Accept responsibility for any use of the library card
Follow all library policies and procedures in effect
Present the library card for all account transactions
Return all borrowed matierals on time
Pay all fees or charges on the library card
Report a lost or stolen card
Promptly report any change of address, phone or e-mail
How To Get a Library Card
To apply for a card, you must show two forms of identification.
The two forms of identification consist of an address ID and a photo ID.
A list of acceptable identification is located here.
Loan Periods and Limits
New Library Card Limits: For the first 90 days, new library cardholders can checkout up to five items, which can include up to two DVDs, at a time. After 90 days, customers with no overdue items on their account who have not incurred any charges may request an upgrade to a Full Privilege card.
Full Privilege Library Card Limits: Once upgraded to full privileges, the checkout limit increases to 50 items, with the following limits:
Five Digital Downloads
Two Bluebonnet Award Books
Two Book Buddies
Two Stories-to-Go kits
Two Book-Gab-to-Go Kits (for registered Book Clubs)
Loan Periods: Movies and items in high demand, such as bestsellers, check out for 10 days. All other items check out for 21 days.