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Get a Library Card

VMI Cadets, Faculty & Staff

Your library account is already set up and ready to use; no library card is needed. Come visit the Service Desk to get started!

Other Users

The following users outside of the VMI community may apply for a library card:

  • Current students and faculty of Washington and Lee and Southern Virginia University 
  • Current students and faculty of other participating Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA)-member libraries 
  • Local high school students
    • This includes students attending Rockbridge County High School (RCHS) and Parry McCluer High School (PMHS)
  • Residents of Rockbridge County, Lexington City, and Buena Vista City

Applying for a Library Card

To apply for a library card:

  • Visit the Service Desk during our normal operating hours to complete an application, or
  • Print and complete the application before your visit and turn it in at the Service Desk. 

Please bring your current college or university ID. If you are a local resident, please bring an official photo ID that shows your physical street address within Rockbridge County.