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Visitor Library Card

Online version of the Patron Registration Form.

Welcome to Preston Library's Visitor Card policy and application.

Visitors are welcome to use our collections while in the library building and make copies for a fee.   Visitors may borrow materials by obtaining a Visitor Library Card at no cost, which you can apply for online.  The Visitor Library Card is non-transferrable, i.e., can only be used by the person whose name appears on the card.  Processed Visitor Library Cards will be mailed to the address provided.

When visiting the library, you may want to also visit the Library's Archives.

Preston Library provides borrowing privileges to members of the following:

  • Colleges:

  • Washington and Lee Students and Faculty.
  • Southern Virginia Students and Faculty.
  • COW Students (those taking part in the College Orientation Workshop in the summer)
  • VIVA Students and Faculty/Staff – must be a faculty member or employee at a college in Virginia 
  • Local Community:

  • Public School Student  (local high school student only).
  • Resident:
  • The person must be a resident of Rockbridge County.
  • Map:  Rockbridge County



Email the Library's Service Desk or call 540-464-7129.