Library Cards

A library card is available free of charge to all individuals who show proof of residency within our service area. 

Library Card Application - Print and bring to library with your proof of residency.

Acceptable proof of residency:

  • city or township tax bill
  • drivers license with local address
  • lease agreement
  • utility bill with your local address - power, water, cable

The cardholder is responsible for all library materials checked out, overdue fines, and various fees. This is a bearer’s card so the cardholder should report lost or stolen library cards to the Checkout Desk, 837-3457. Change of name, address, phone number, or e-mail address should be reported to the Checkout Desk. Minors (under 16 years old) must have a parent or legal guardian present and sign the application to obtain a card. 


Grace A. Dow Memorial Library Service Area 

In Bay County:
All Areas

In Clare County
City of Clare
Grant Township

In Clinton County
Victor Township

In Genessee County
All Areas

In Ingham County
All except the City of East Lansing

In Isabella County
City of Mt. Pleasant
Mt. Pleasant School District
Coe Township
Fremont Township
Rolland Township

In Lapeer County
All Areas

In Midland County:
City of Coleman
City of Midland
Edenville Township
Geneva Township
Greendale Township
Homer Township
Hope Township
Ingersoll Township
Jerome Township
Larkin Township
Lee Township
Lincoln Township
Midland Township
Mills Township
Mt. Haley Township
Warren Township

In Oakland County
Groveland Township
Holly Township
Rose Township
In Saginaw County:
City of Saginaw
City of Zilwaukee
Buena Vista Township
Carrollton Township
James Township
Kochville Township
Saginaw Township
Tittabawassee Township
Zilwaukee Township

In Shiawassee County
All areas except Fairfield Township and Middlebury Township
If you live outside of these areas please call the Library to see if you are eligible for a card. (989) 837-3457.




Grace A. Dow Memorial Library Overdrive eBook Service areas:
Residents of the City of Midland and
residents of the following Midland County townships:
  • Edenville
  • Greendale
  • Homer
  • Hope
  • Ingersoll
  • Jerome
  • Larkin
  • Lee
  • Lincoln
  • Midland
  • Mills
  • Mt. Haley
This service is available to residents of the Library’s legal service area.
Bay CountySaginaw County,and  other areas  may have their own eBook collections.