Community patron library account

A community patron library account is available at no charge for:

What it provides

Community patron account holders can check out library materials. Community patrons will also be provided an online account where they can view their checked out items and items on hold, renew items, request item retrieval and pay fines. Library help desk staff can help community patron account holders print and log in to the computers.

While most library services are available to community patron account holders, interlibrary loan, course reserves and off-campus access to online databases are not available.

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How to get a community patron library account

Community users should complete the online application and then visit Hale Library's 2nd floor Help Desk and provide:

  • a current membership card to the approved organization or
  • proof of Kansas residence with an official photo document and a document showing their Kansas address.

Apply for a community patron library account

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