Get A Library Card

Tiverton Library Services belongs to the statewide Ocean State Libraries (OSL). When you get an OSL library card, you can use it in over 50 public libraries throughout the state of Rhode Island.

LIBRARY POLICIES may vary at each Ocean State Libraries (OSL) library. Members of OSL reserve the right to deny check-out privileges to anyone who has overdue library material from any OSL library, or owes fines of more than $5 at any OSL library. Each library may also determine charges for lost or damaged material. Lost cards will be replaced for $1. You should inquire about specific circulation policies when using a different library. Library cards expire every two years – upon renewal please update address, telephone numbers and any other information that has changed. Children under 12 years must have parent or guardian with then to update information.

You may borrow items from any OSL public library by either visiting that library yourself, or by having your local library obtain the materials for you or requesting items online.

OSL cards are available to Rhode Island residents free of charge. Non residents may purchase a full use card for $245 or a local use only card for $25.

Proof of identity with photo and current address is required. Valid types of identification include, but aren't restricted to, such items as:

Driver's License
Car Registration
Rental leases or receipts
State ID
College ID
Utility bill or receipt

Children under 14 years of age
Parent or guardian must be present to obtain a library card and show proof of address. The card can then be used to check out library materials. You must have your library card with you to borrow materials. You are responsible for all items checked out on your card.

Replacement fee for a lost Ocean State Libraries card is $1.