Library Card - Borrower's Privileges & Responsibilities

Obtaining a Library Card

To obtain a free library card:

  • Complete a registration form
  • Present proof of current address (MN driver's license, MN ID card, or phone/utility bill)
  • Children under 16 years of age will be required to have a parent or guardian present to sign on the registration form. 

Borrowing Privileges


  • Borrow from an extensive collection of books, audiovisual materials, magazines, and newspapers.
  • Receive expert assistance in locating needed information and materials, including interlibrary loan services and electronic databases.
  • Choose from recent additions to the collection:
    • Over 3000 DVDs
    • Over 600 music CDs
    • Over 150 periodical subscriptions, including newspapers & magazines
    • 15,500 children's book titles
    • 14,000 adult book titles, including 25 new bestsellers every month
    • Over 600 large print titles
    • Over 1000 audiobooks on CD


Borrower's Responsibilities

By registering for a library card, users agree to:

  • Always present their library card to check out materials.
  • Return borrowed materials on or before the due date. 
  • As of January 1, 2014, the Saint Peter Library is FINE FREE
  • Return all overdue items.
  • Have their card blocked and not be allowed to check out new materials if several items are past due.
  • Reimburse the library for replacement costs and/or processing fees of lost, stolen or damaged materials checked out on their library card.
  • Notify the library if they have lost their library card or have a change in name or address. Library card replacement cost is $1.00.
  • Parents and/or guardians are responsible for materials borrowed on a child's card.