Get a Library Card
Register for a library card at all WCPL branch locations. Patrons interested in digital services only (eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, music, movies and TV) may request a digital services library card.
Information about renewals, eligibility, and checkout limits is available via our Library Card page.
Materials for checkout, download, or streaming
Patrons with library accounts have access to books, DVDs, audiobooks, music CDs, and magazines to check out. Materials are available for all ages and interests, and many titles are available in large print. Learn how to place a hold request for an item.
Digital materials are also available for patrons to borrow:
- Overdrive – access eBooks, eAudiobooks, and digital periodicals
- RBdigital (formerly OneCickDigital)- access eAudiobooks & digital magazines
- Freegal Music – access digital music & music videos
- hoopla Digital – access eBooks, eAudiobooks, eComics, digital movies & television shows
- Kanopy – access digital movies
Call any library location for more information about these services.
Our genealogy reference collection incorporates much of Kentucky’s early years, and consists of cemetery books, will books, early deed abstracts, family histories, some census books, local directories, and much more. We also have in-library access to Ancestry Library Edition and remote access to HeritageQuest Online for library patrons and staff.
For more information on genealogy services, including research requests, visit our Root and Twig: Warren County, Kentucky Genealogy page.
Educational Delivery Service
The Educational Delivery Service of WCPL provides the following services to schools, daycares, and after-school programs. To request one or both of these services, please complete the online Educational Delivery Services Application.
Book Deliveries: This service delivers books directly to classrooms, daycare facilities, and after-school programs on a bi-weekly or monthly basis. Story times and activities can be provided when books are delivered to your classroom, upon request. Book deliveries are targeted to your classroom’s age group and reading level.
Bookmobile Visits: Local schools may request a regular or special visit from the Bookmobile. Teachers may check items out for their class using their Educational Delivery Card. Story times and activities can be provided on the Bookmobile upon request by contacting [email protected].
Home Delivery Service
This service provides library materials to Warren County residents of any age who cannot use the library due to a physical disability or illness. Individuals qualifying for the service include those who are unable to use the library due to a personal or physical limitation, whether a physical disability, handicap, illness, advanced age, short-term convalescence, or illness resulting in limited mobility, such as cardiac or arthritic conditions.
In addition, Nursing Homes, Senior Daycare Centers and Elderly Housing Complexes may request drop-off service. For more information or to see if you or your agency qualifies, contact Lora Gill at 270-782-0252 ext. 206.
Computer Access / WIFI Connectivity
Patrons with accounts in good standing and out-of-town guests may use the library’s computers for Internet access, library databases, spreadsheet applications, desktop publishing, word processing, and more.
The first five black and white printouts are free; each additional page after ten is $0.10 per page. Color printouts are available for $0.50 per page.
Mobile printing is also available. Documents can be sent from anywhere with an internet connection, and completed prints can be picked up at the library. Follow this link to submit your documents.
Laptops are available for checkout at some locations, and wireless access is available at all locations
(NOTE: printing is not possible from those connected through WIFI connections).
View the library’s computer use policy for more information.
Copiers and Fax Service
Standard black and white copies cost $0.15 per page.
Fax service is offered free of charge at all locations.
Documents can be notarized at no charge by our public notaries. The person signing must be present at the time of the notarization, with proper photo identification on hand. This service is available during all library hours at the Main Library, as well as at several branch locations during select service hours; call your nearest branch for specific times.
The library can borrow materials for patrons in good standing from a network of lending libraries across the country. Delivery time is approximately 2 weeks, and patrons are limited to five active requests at any given time.
NOTE: The following types of materials are NOT available through ILL: new books, DVDs, recorded books, textbooks, music recordings, feature films,microfilm (except census microfilm), and genealogy materials.
Renewal requests must be submitted using the online ILL Renewal Request form or the paper form which can obtained at any branch location.
Books Clubs and Discussion Groups
WCPL offers book discussion groups that are free and open to the public. Please check the events calendar for specific dates and selections. For information on joining one of our book groups, visit our WCPL Book Clubs page.
Online Book Club
Sign up at the WCPL Online Book Club.
SelectReads Book & Newsletters including personalized lists.
AuthorCheck – Get author information and track your favorites.
New Book Alert – Find out about the newest titles.
WCPL Kids & Teens
The Warren County Public Library provides services and resources to children of all ages! We offer both special and regularly scheduled programs including, but not limited to: Summer and Winter Reading programs, 101 Books Before Reading lists, 1000 Books Before Reading Program, TeenTober, Library Card Sign Up Month…and more!