Library Cards

Eligibility

As a member of the Bridges Library System and the CAFE automation consortium, upon completing a registration form, the Brookfield Public Library will issue a standard library card at no cost to any Wisconsin resident except those residing in Milwaukee County or living temporarily in the City or Town of Brookfield.

To meet the needs of individuals who live in Milwaukee County or living temporarily in the City or Town of Brookfield, the Brookfield Library may provide special borrowing privileges.

To register for a card, adult registrants must provide a photo identification card that includes their name and address to the Library. If the photo identification does not include their current address, the registrant must provide an additional form of identification that includes their name and current address, such as mail addressed to them at the current address postmarked within the past 90 days, a residential lease that is effective on the date of registration, a utility service statement dated within the past 90 days, a blank or credit union statement or check dated within the past 90 days, or a real estate tax bill dated within the past year. Electronic or physical proof of address is acceptable. Registrants may not use a post office box or private mailbox to achieve residency or for proof of address. The Library Director or designee may accept other proofs of address not listed in their sole discretion. a New Window.