How to Get a Library Card

All Vernon Township Residents are eligible for a FREE library card.  This includes all residents of Fortville and McCordsville.

To get a library card, bring in a current photo ID with your address in Vernon Township.  If your current address is not on your photo ID, you can bring a piece of mail with your Vernon Township address.

The Library's service area extends into Madison and Hamilton Counties.  Check below to confirm you are inside the Vernon Township boundaries.

WEST - County Road 700 W

EAST - Meridian Rd 0 (E and W)
*Any road number West and less than 6000N is not Vernon Township
*Any road number East & 6000-11000N is not Vernon Township

NORTH - 11000 North
*Any address that ends in any number South is not Vernon Township

SOUTH - 600 North
*Must Live on the North Side of 600 to be in Vernon Township

Reciprocal Borrowing

The Library has a reciprocal borrowing agreement with the Hancock County Public Library and the Pendleton Community Public Library.
Residents of their service areas can check out at the Fortville-Vernon Township Public Library. To participate in the reciprocal agreement, cardholders must first get a card at their home library.  All materials must be returned to the library from which they were borrowed.

PLAC Cards

A PLAC card, or Public Library Access Card, is a card issued by the State of Indiana.  Once purchased, a PLAC card gives the user access to any library in the State of Indiana.  The card is good for one year from its purchase date, and must be purchased at the patron's home library.  PLAC cards must be renewed each year.  The annual fee is $65*.
*The fee is subject to change annually.