Van Buren District Library Cards

Van Buren District Library

Library cards are free to residents within Van Buren District Library’s legal service area. Sign up for a library card at any of VBDL’s seven locations.

To apply you will need:

  • a form of identification that has your current , permanent address on it. This can include a valid Michigan driver’s license, utility bill, lease agreement, or printed check.
  • There is no age requirement to get a library card. A parent or guardian must sign for anyone under age 16.

Persons who live outside VBDL’s legal service area may purchase an annual library card for $45.00. Semi-annual cards are available for $25.00.  The fee covers all members of a household.


Legal Service Area

  • Almena Township – except Paw Paw School District
  • Antwerp Township – except Paw Paw School District
  • Arlington Township
  • Bangor City
  • Bangor Township
  • Bloomingdale Township
  • Columbia Township
  • Covert Township
  • Decatur Township & Village
  • Gobles City
  • Hamilton Township
  • Lawrence Township
  • Mattawan Village
  • Paw Paw Township
  • Pine Grove Township
  • Porter Township
  • Waverly Township – except Paw Paw School District

Areas Served through Reciprocal Borrowing Agreements and Contracts:

  • Geneva Township
  • Hartford City & Township
  • Keeler Township
  • Lawton Village
  • South Haven

The Library also has reciprocal borrowing agreements with:

  •  Allegan District Library
  • Cass District Library
  • Dowagiac District Library
  • Kalamazoo Public Library
  • Otsego District Library
  • Paw Paw District Library