If you are a resident of the Shorewood-Troy Public Library District, you may apply for a card at the circulation desk on the main floor. Library cards are good for 3 years, and must be renewed in-person with proper ID. The applicant's signature is required at the time of registration.

  1. Bring 2 separate forms of ID:
    • One with a current photo (Driver's License, Employee ID, etc.)
    • One with your current address (Driver's License, mail, bill, etc.)

If you are a parent:
Children between the ages of 5 and 17 can also receive library cards. A parent or legal guardian is required to sign the application form. Children's cards have the same privileges as adult cards other than internet access, which may be restricted by the parent or guardian.

Confirm you are a library district resident

Shorewood-Troy Library Cards are issued free of charge to residents of the library district. Please note that some residences within the Village of Shorewood are not within the Shorewood-Troy Library District. Similarly, some residences outside of the village are within the library district.

To check your address, call the library at 815-725-1715, stop in, or check the Will County Property Search website. When you have found your residence, under "Assessment Information," click "View Tax Bodies." Shorewood-Troy Library District should be listed under Tax Fund.
Unincorporated Shorewood

Residents of Shorewood who are not incorporated into any library district are eligible to purchase a library card based on the average tax price for a library district resident. Contact the circulation desk (815-725-1715) for more information.
If you aren't a Shorewood-Troy Public Library District resident:
Pinnacle Library Cooperative

Made up of 6 libraries and their branches, Pinnacle allows library card holders from any of it's members to access, check out, and place holds on non-digital resources and materials.

Member libraries include:

Shorewood-Troy Public Library
Fountaindale Public Library - Bolingbrook
Joliet Public Library - Main
Joliet Public Library - Black Rd.
Lemont Public Library
Plainfield Public Library
White Oak Public Library  - Crest Hill
White Oak Public Library - Romeoville
White Oak Public Library - Lockport
Reciprocal Borrowing

Non Shorewood-Troy Library or Pinnacle Library Cooperative members may receive a reciprocal card to access the library, computers, and physical materials.

Eligible persons must have a library card in good standing at their home library.

Contact the circulation desk (815-725-1715) for more information.