Library Cards are issued to patrons with a valid:
- Indiana State ID or Indiana City ID
- Indiana ID
- faculty, staff, or student ID from Indiana University
Community patrons need to bring 2 pieces of mail, received in the last two months, as proof of address when seeking to obtain a library card.
Note: Minors without a valid IN State picture ID must have a parent or guardian apply, in person and with their own ID with their own IU library card, for a the minor's borrower's card. Applications, found at the IU Franklin D. Schurz Circulation Desk or the Wiekamp Educational Resource Commons, state:
As a resident of Indiana, I hearby submit my child's application for the right to borrow materials from the IU South Bend Libraries. I agree that my child will comply with all its rules and regulations. I agree to pay all fines, to make good any loss or damages (at current replacement cost) to materials, and to give immediate notice of any changes of address. I understand my child's borrower's card give him/her the ability to request an account to have unfiltered access to the Internet.