Get a Library Card

Need a Library Card? Register at any Grey Highlands Public Library Branch

Library cards are free to anyone who lives, works, or owns property in Grey Highlands, or contracting municipalities. These include residents of West Grey and Chatsworth. In order to get a Library card, we require is a piece of photo identification and proof of address.

To apply for a resident card at the Library, your identification must include your Grey Highlands, West Grey, Southgate, or Chatsworth address.

The Library will accept as personal identification:

  • Driver’s License
  • Ontario Health Card
  • Birth Certificate
  • Passport
  • Citizenship Certificate
  • Letter of Employment

In your above identification does not include a current address, the following will be accepted in addition to the photo identification:

  • Current Hydro, Telephone, Cable, Water, Property Tax Bill, or Assessment Notice
  • Vehicle Registration
  • Government Cheque
  • Rental Agreement
  • Personalized Cheques

Non-Resident Memberships

If you are not a resident of these communities, there is a membership fee of $65.00.

Temporary Memberships

We can issue temporary memberships to those who are non-residents and wish to use the Library for a brief time (e.g. you may be vacationing in the area). Temporary memberships require a $25.00 deposit + $10.00 for the first and $5 for each additional month. The deposit is refundable upon the return of materials and the Library card.

Replacement Cards

If your Library card is lost or misplaced, there is a $2.00 replacement fee. Note: At this time, we only accept cash. No credit or debit. If you lose your card, or need to change your address or update your contact information, visit or call any branch or email

Renewal of Memberships

Library cards will be renewed annually and members will receive a notice of when their card is expiring. This will ensure that all information is up-to-date.

With your Library card you can:

  • Use it at any branch in Grey Highlands (Flesherton, Markdale, Kimberley), as well as Meaford and the Blue Mountains Public Library.
  • Borrow books, DVDs, magazines, park passes, STEAM kits, and more!
  • Download eBooks, eAudiobooks, magazines, local newspapers, and movies.
  • Use Library computers.