Get a Library Card

The Lewistown Public Library respects the individual’s right to privacy and confidentiality as protected by Montana law.

Fergus County Residents

  • Complete application card at desk. You must have proof of a valid Fergus County address (ie. recent mail from an official source).
  • New borrowers are limited to 2 items for 60 days and 1 Interlibrary Loan item.
  • Established borrowers have a 25-item limit on all library materials with the exception of DVDs, which have a 5-item limit. The 5 DVDs are part of the 25-item limit.

All Other Visitors

  • Complete application card at desk.
  • Fee: $10 for 3 months’ usage or $30 for 1 year’s usage
  • 3-month borrowers are limited to 2 items and 1 Interlibrary Loan.
  • 1-year borroweres are limited to 2 items and 1 Interlibrary Loan for the first 30 days.


  • Checkouts for DVDs are for 14 days with a limit of 5 DVDs at a time.
  • Checkouts for all other items are for 28 days.
  • All checkouts can be renewed 2 times.

Fine Policy and Replacement

  • 28-day loans: $.10 per day, per item
  • Patron is blocked if there is $5.00 in fines.
  • By accepting a library card, the patron agrees to pay all fines and for lost or damaged library materials.

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