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Just bring a photo id and proof of residency to the library. If your state issued id (e.g. driver's license) has your correct address on it, that is all you need! For proof of residence, we prefer a utility bill in your name. However, we will accept most mail that is to you, not "you or current resident."
Anyone who lives, works, or goes to school in Opelika is eligible for a library card!
Additionally, because of participation in the Horseshoe Bend Regional Library system, all residents of Coosa, Elmore, Lee, and Tallapoosa counties are eligible for a card. If you do not fall within any of these guideline, you can purchase a card for $20 per person per year.
There is no cost for a library card.
Yes. Yes it is.
Lewis Cooper Jr. was the President of City Commissioners (Mayor) for Opelika during the time of the library's construction. He was instrumental in raising the approximately $500,000.00 for the more than 15,000 square feet building.
Cooper Library accepts donations of books, DVDs, and Blu-rays. Newer materials published in the current or previous year and in good condition are especially welcome. Items not accepted for use in the library's collections will be sold in Friend of the Library book sales.
The Library does not accept:
All volunteers out of high school are handled through the Friends of the Library. To get more information, please contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteers aged 13-18 and still in high school may contact email@example.com to find out more about volunteering.
We do not accept volunteers on court-ordered community service.