Full Access Card


Full Access Card
 (all resources including e-books and electronic databases)

To apply for a Full Access Library Card:

1.  Visit Covington -Turner or Porter Memorial branch of the Newton County Library System.
2.  Complete a Newton County Library Card Application.

Library Card Application
Library Card Application Instructions

3. Present proper ID from lists below.

Acceptable ID for a PINES card:

    • photo ID showing current local address, OR
    • photo ID and one item from approved list below showing current, local address (if photo ID does not have correct address),

OR TWO (2) items from list below showing current, local address.

    • a valid driver’s license,
    • a valid voter registration card
    • checks with pre-printed addresses
    • a utility bill, tax receipt
    • other piece of mail that shows the user’s name and present address
  1. Receive your physical library card from a staff member when your application is processed.
  2. Things to Know
    • Ages 0-17 -a parent or legal guardian must sign for anyone under the age of 18
    • Persons who own property in Georgia may obtain a free card with proof of ownership.
    • Persons enrolled in school or employed in Georgia may obtain a free card with proof of school attendance or employment.
    • Out-of-State library card is available for $25.00 for 12 months.
    • Temporary card is available for $12.50 for six months. 
    • Free Library Card renewal – (every 2 years) – account must be in good standing.
    • Download the free PINES app to access your library account from your mobile device:

Questions?    Please e-mail: tellus@newtonlibraries.org