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How to Obtain a Library Card

Applicants for North Las Vegas library cards must show a valid, government issued picture identification and proof of current local residence. A post office box can be used for a mailing address provided the Library District also has your residence address on file. For applicants under the age of 18, a parent or legal guardian must be present with the applicant and sign the application on behalf of the minor. By signing the application the parent or legal guardian accepts financial responsibility for the materials checked out by the minor child and acknowledges that it is his or her responsibility to guide the selection of materials checked out by that minor child.

The first library card is free. Because the card owner is responsible for any item checked out on the card, be sure to notify the library immediately if the card is lost or stolen. There is a $1.00 charge to replace a lost card.

Click here to apply for North Las Vegas District Library card

Borrowing Information

The borrower’s library card, current driver’s license or valid official photo i.d. must be presented when checking out items.
A library user may have up to 35 items checked out at any time. First-time borrowers are limited to 2 items. Renewals are limited to one on DVDs and three for all other materials, as long as there is not a waiting list for the item. Materials may not be checked out if there are outstanding fines of more than $2.00 or overdue items on the card.
Audio visual materials (DVDs, CDs, cassettes, videos) are sensitive to the heat. Do not leave them in a vehicle or deposit in the outdoor book drops.
The North Las Vegas Library District is not responsible for any damage to personal property resulting from the use of library materials.

Loan Periods

The loan period for most library materials is 21 days. Special loan periods have been established for the following high demand items:

DVDs and Videos

7 days


7 days


14 days

Item Limits 

There is a limit of 15 DVDs per library card.

Fines and Fees

Overdue items

10 cents per day for Children's materials / 25 cents per day for YA and Adult materials / $4.00 maximum per item

Lost/Damaged items

Full replacement cost plus processing fee

Insufficient funds


Damaged or lost dvd/video/cd case, multimedia bag, insert or graphic


Multimedia album


DVD/Video/CD Case


Processing fees:


High demand items


Other cataloged items


Updated and adopted by the North Las Vegas Library District Board on September 27, 2016.