Your Library Card

We are more than just books!  With your library card you can check out books, movies, music, and electronic materials.  E-materials are available anytime, anywhere, with an internet connection. We have apps for your tablets and mobile devices to take your ebooks and other electronic media on the go. Get your FNSB Library Card today!

 

Circulation

Your Library Card

For questions regarding your library account, to obtain your pin number, or to update your information, please contact:

 Circulation Desk
Noel Wien Public Library
1215 Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK 99701
library@fnsblibrary.us
(907) 459-1020


Monday-Thursday:
10AM-9PM
Friday:
10AM-6PM
Saturday:
10AM-5PM
Sunday:
1PM-5pm.
[Closed on Sundays from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.]

Any person 18 years of age or older residing or owning property within the Fairbanks North Star Borough is eligible for a free card from the FNSB Libraries, or may sign as legal guardian or as parent for minor age 6 to 17.

GETTING A CARDACCEPTABLE FORMS OF PHOTO IDENTIFICATION |
ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF ADDRESS VERIFICATIONLOST CARDS | HOLDS |


GETTING A CARD

  • Go to the library’s Circulation Desk (or Help Desk at the North Pole Branch) and fill out an application form.
  • Bring a valid government issued photo ID (see list below).
  • Bring a valid verification of current FNSB mailing address (see list below).
  • For minors age 6-17, a parent or legal guardian must be present when applying and show all valid ID as listed above.
  • Persons designated as legal guardians will be asked to show legal documentation verifying guardianship.

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ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF PHOTO IDENTIFICATION

  • Alaska Driver’s License or ID card
  • US Passport
  • US Military ID
  • Tribal ID card
  • State Driver’s License or ID card
  • If you do not have an Alaska Driver’s License or ID, you will be asked to provide your Social Security Number.

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ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF ADDRESS VERIFICATION

  • Utility Bill
  • Rental or Lease agreement
  • Current Automobile Registration
  • Alaska Driver’s License or ID card
  • Voter Registration
  • Piece of mail in your name that has been delivered to your address

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LOST CARDS

  • Each cardholder is responsible for all materials borrowed on his or her library account.
  • Report immediately a lost or stolen card to the Circulation Desk at 907-459-1020. The account will be blocked from use.
  • There is a $7.00 fee to replace a lost or missing card.

For more information on other types of cards available and a full explanation of borrowing responsibilities, please see the Borrowing Services Policy.

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HOLDS

If an item that you need is already checked out by another patron, you may place a hold on the item within our catalog. You need to log into your account, locate the item in the catalog and select the ‘Place a Hold’ button – you will want to select the branch at which you would like get the material. When your item is available for pick up you will be notified by email and you can collect your item at the Circulation Desk in Noel Wien Library or the Help Desk at North Pole Branch.

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NOEL WIEN PUBLIC LIBRARY: 1215 Cowles St, Fairbanks, AK 99701. (907) 459-1020. library@fnsblibrary.us
Monday-Thursday: 10AM-9PM. Friday: 10AM-6PM. Saturday: 10AM-5PM. Sunday: 1PM-5PM.
[Closed on Sundays from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.]

NORTH POLE BRANCH LIBRARY: 656 NPHS Boulevard, North Pole, AK 99705. (907) 488-6101. northpole@fnsblibrary.us
Tuesday-Wednesday: 11AM-9PM. Thursday-Friday: 11AM-6:00PM. Saturday: 11AM-5PM. [Closed on Sundays & Mondays.]

BOOKMOBILE, HOMEBOUND, & OUTREACH SERVICES: (907) 459-1031. bookmobile@fnsblibrary.us

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