Kitchigami Regional Library System

Serving 5 Minnesota counties: Beltrami, Cass, Crow Wing, Hubbard, and Wadena KRLS empowers libraries to enrich their communities.

KRLS Library Cards

KRLS library cards are free to our residents and offer a variety of benefits.

If you live in any of Kitchigami’s 5 counties (Beltrami, Cass, Crow Wing, Hubbard, or Wadena County) you can get a KRLS library card.


Borrow a wide variety of materials from any Kitchigami Regional Library branch with your card and access the library’s powerful subscription e-resources from your home, office or school computer.

Library Card FAQs

Check out some of these Frequently Asked Questions

A KRLS library card is free to any resident of our five counties.

Bring a valid Minnesota driver’s license, a Minnesota I.D. card or a tribal card with a current address to any branch location and complete a card application form.

The parent or guardian of a minor child (under 15 years of age) will need to sign the library card application.

A PIN is a Personal Identification Number.

You will also be given a PIN when registering for a library card.

The PIN is needed for placing your own requests and for viewing selected information in your library account. A PIN is a 4 digit number that provides an extra level of security when using your library card to reserve books, to access some online databases, or to look up your personal information in the catalog.

You will be asked to choose a PIN when you register for your library card.

If you currently have a Kitchigami Regional Library System card and would like to get a PIN, please visit, email or call any branch library so that a PIN can be created for your account.

If you lose your library card report the loss at once to any branch library, by phone or in person.

You are responsible for materials taken out with the card until the card is reported lost or stolen. Once a new card is purchased your lost card will be inactivated.

You will be asked to pay a small replacement fee.

Your library card is renewed every 3 years at any branch.

A borrower card is valid for three (3) years and must be renewed every three (3) years. A borrower card may be renewed by presentation at any KRLS branch library or by emailing the following information to the patron’s home library: Name, Address, Telephone number and Email address and KRLS borrower card number. Telephone renewals will not be accepted. Any outstanding fees must be paid before a borrower card is renewed.

You can use your library card at all nine branches and the mobile library in the Kitchigami Regional Library System.