Types of Cards

There are a few different types of library cards available at GPL as shown on the chart below.  More detailed descriptions of each card are included below the chart.

Evergreen Card (adult version shown):

  • Evergreen Indiana library cards are issued to community members living within the Greenwood Public Library taxing district (click here to view a map of the GPL taxing district). 
  • Resident cards are good for two years.
  • Cards can be renewed by showing photo ID with current address, or if current address does not appear or has changed, then provide proof of current address within the last 30 days.
  • This cards grants the owner access to all physical and digital items in our collection.

Non-Resident Card (kid-version shown):

  • The Greenwood Public Library offers non-resident cards for a fee to those living outside the Library's taxing district.  This card allows non-residents the same access to services that a Greenwood city resident has by paying an amount equal to what the average person pays in property taxes to GPL each year. 
  • A non-resident card is good for one year from the date of purchase, and can be renewed by paying the yearly fee. 
  • The fee for non-resident cards is re-evaluated annually.
  • This cards grants the owner access to all physical and digital items in our collection.

reciprocal borrowing card:

  • Library card holders in good standing at the Johnson County Public Library or Edinburgh Public Library can receive a free reciprocal borrowing card.  
  • Reciprocal cards are good for one year.
  • Cards can be renewed by showing proof of residency.
  • This card grants the owner access to the physical collections, however this does not include digital items or the Evergreen consortium. (see chart at bottom of the page for more details)

Public Library Access Card:

  • Greenwood Public Library can issue Public Library Access Cards (PLAC) that enable cardholders to use any library in Indiana.  Individuals must be a resident of Indiana to purchase a PLAC card and be in good standing at their home library.  The statewide fee is set annually by state law and announced by the Indiana State Library. 
  • PLAC cards are good for one year from date of purchase. 
  • PLAC is Indiana's statewide public library borrowing card which allows individuals to borrow directly from any public library outside their home library district.

Student/Teacher Card:

  • Students and teachers who live outside the Greenwood Public Library's taxing district but attend or are employed by a school that is located in GPL's taxing district may register for a library card. 
  • Students will need to show proof of enrollment in the form of a current school ID, report card for the current academic year, the student's current class schedule, etc.  School teachers who are employed at a school within GPL's library taxing district will need to present a current faculty ID, a recent check stub, current class schedule with their name listed, etc in order to register for a card. 
  • Student/teacher cards expire at the end of each academic year, but may be renewed the following year with proper proof of enrollment/employment. 
  • This card gives the owner access to the physical items at GPL and our digital collections, but does not include access to Evergreen Indiana. (see chart at bottom of the page for more details)

Foster Care Families Card:

  • Available to children currently in foster care.
  • Good for three months with three items on the account at a time.
  • Cards can be renewed once they expire.
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Greenwood Public Library
310 S. Meridian
Greenwood, IN 46143

Library Hours:
Mon - Thurs: 9am - 8pm
Friday: 10am - 5pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: Closed

Curbside Hours:
Mon - Thurs: 11am - 6pm
Friday: 12pm - 4pm
Saturday: 12pm - 4pm
Sunday: Closed