1. Accessing Your Account

Each person wishing to borrow materials from the library must:

  • Complete an online application form and agree to comply with the rules of the library.
  • Present a valid photo ID and verification of current street address in person at the Library Accounts desk to verify the online application and receive the library card.
  • Pay all fees.
  • Make good any loss or damage to materials.
  • Give immediate notice of change of address.

A parent/guardian must sign the library card application for minor children. If under the age of 18, a parent/guardian must be present. Anyone 18 and older must show proof of identification.

Coppell Residents

Anyone who lives or owns property in the City of Coppell may apply for a free library card. Property owners must show proof of residency as well as property ownership.

Cypress Waters

Cypress Waters is a 1,000-acre development located southeast of the City of Coppell. Cypress Waters is composed of many different neighborhoods and multi-tenant buildings including The Neighborhoods at The Sound and The District at Cypress Waters. All retail space and residences are within the boundaries of the City of Dallas. To be eligible for a free full membership at the Cozby Library, you must reside within the City limits of Coppell. Learn more about Cypress Waters and the City of Coppell.


Non-residents will not be offered interlibrary loans.

Non-Resident Fee Cards

Non-residents may purchase a Cozby Library and Community Commons card for an annual, non-refundable fee of $40, which is valid for one year from the date of purchase. A six-month library card is also available for a non-refundable fee of $20, which is valid for six months from the date of purchase. We accept cash, debit/credit cards, personal checks, and money orders. All debit/credit card transactions will have a $2 nonrefundable processing fee.

Coppell Independent School District (CISD) Card

Non-resident children or adults, who attend or are employed by CISD schools, are homeschooled, or attend Coppell private/charter schools are eligible for a free, limited-use library card. CISD card holders may check out up to five items, which does not include DVDs/Blu-rays. Proof of residency as well as school enrollment or employment status are required to obtain a CISD library card.

Business Library Card

Non-residents who own a business or head an organization which is located in the Coppell city limits or is a member of the Coppell Chamber of Commerce are eligible for a free limited-access business card. Proof of business ownership must be presented. This proof may include present corporate/business license, current paid tax receipt, Coppell Chamber membership, tax ID or certificate of existence, etc. Business cards are subject to address verification annually. A limit of five books may be checked out.

TexShare Card

Non-residents may use a TexShare Card at the Library to check out five items at a time. Cards are issued by participating libraries within cities of residence. View more information on the TexShare Card Program (PDF).