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Books, Movies & More

Library Cards

CRCPL has library cards for kids and teens, adults, educators, visitors, homebound patrons, book clubs, and eResource users.

Library cards may be issued only to residents of Ohio or temporary residents who are expecting to live in Ohio for at least three months.

Full-privilege borrowing cards:  To receive a library card with full borrowing privileges, you must present a photo ID and verification of current address at any library location. If the photo ID does not include your current address, another document with current address is required. A card with limited borrowing privileges may be issued without a photo ID or verification of address.

eResource cards:  If you apply for a library card online, you will receive a temporary ID that allows you to immediately access all of our online resources. It will also allow you to check out 3 items from the library collection (Beyond Books items not included). If you would like to check out more than 3 items, or items from the Beyond Books collection, you will need to upgrade your card. You can do this by visiting any library location with your photo ID and proof of address.

Borrowing Materials

The library provides access to fiction and nonfiction materials for adults, teens and children. We have paperbacks, hardbacks, large print, magazines, Books on CD, Playaway audiobooks, music CDS, DVDs and Blu-Ray discs.

In addition to our vast local collection, patrons can borrow items from other Serving Every Ohioan Consortium member libraries across the state. Interlibrary loan is also available, and we encourage you to fill out a Purchase Suggestion form if you still can't find what you're looking for in our catalog.

Checkout Limits

new books, study guides, and high-demand collections 14 days
other circulating books and audio books 28 days
music CDs 28 days
periodicals 14 days
DVDs and video game discs 14 days
WiFi hotspots and Chromebooks 14 days
Beyond Books items (excludes Book-A-Bike and Adventure Passes) 14 days

Fine Free

We don't charge fines! Just bring the book back. 

If a user has overdue items, borrowing privileges will be suspended until the items are renewed or returned. Items not returned within 42 days of being overdue will be marked as lost, and the user will be billed the cost of the items. Fees may also be incurred for damaged materials.


Most items for general circulation are eligible to be auto-renewed up to four times, as long as there are no other requests on the item, and as long as the item hasn't exceeded four renewals. You can always check your renewals and due dates here:  My Account

SEO Libraries App

Download our app to manage your library account:

SEO Libraries App for Android

SEO Libraries App for iOS (Apple)

  • Account access:  Search the catalog, view your checkouts, renew materials, and manage holds.
  • hoopla and Ohio Digital Library integration:  Search for digital titles in the same catalog as physical materials, and link directly to them.
  • Linked accounts:  Family members can link their accounts on the app to easily manage multiple accounts.
  • Library card:  With the digital barcode feature, your smartphone becomes your library card.

Curbside Click & Collect

Simple. Intuitive. Just like picking up groceries or your favorite takeout at the curb. Pick up some books and movies and “Stay In to Check Out.”

How it works:

  • Use the SEO Libraries App to search our catalog and place holds for items you’d like to pick up and check out.
  • We’ll notify you when your items are ready. If your holds are available and your library is currently open, you can click the "Click & Collect" button in the library holds section of the app to initiate a curbside pick-up.
  • Tell us the make, model, and color of your car, and click “I’m on my way.” This information helps us locate you when you arrive.
  • You can give us an estimated time of arrival, or click “Use my location” to let your phone track your trip to the library. Your geolocation information is never stored nor shared with the library; it is simply used to estimate your time of arrival for library staff preparing your materials.
  • Once you’ve arrived, you will receive a message/status update from our staff. You can communicate with our staff as needed by sending a message back.
  • Your items will be checked out to your account, and our staff will deliver them to your vehicle.