Sergeant Fernando de la Rosa
Memorial Library

416 North Tower Road
Alamo, TX 78516-2795
956-787-6160   Fax  956-787-5154

Library Card Information

Library cards are . They may be used at all participating
Hidalgo County Public Libraries;
therefore, you only need one card!

The following is a list of current participating locations:

Sergeant Fernando de la Rosa Memorial Library (Alamo)
Donna Public Library
Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Library (Mercedes)
Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library (Edinburg)
Elsa Public Library
Hidalgo Public Library
LaJoya Public Library
Mayor Joe V. Sanchez Public Library (Weslaco)
McAllen Public Library
McAllen Lark Branch
McAllen Palm View Branch
Penitas Public Library
Pharr Memorial Library
San Juan Memorial Library
Speer Memorial Library (Mission)

If you do not have a Library Card from any of the above locations, come by the Library for an application!

All you need is an ID from the following list :

  • Texas Driver's License
  • Texas Identification
  • Other State Driver's License
  • Other State Identification
  • Passport
  • College Identification
  • Resident Alien Identification

All IDs must have a picture and an identifying number!

Children under 18 must have their parent or guardian sign for them.


A limit of five books will be checked out to patrons under the age of 18 and ten books to adults. They will be checked out for two weeks.


DVDs or CDs will be checked out to active card-holding adults ONLY and the limit is two DVDs or CDs. They will be checked out for two weeks.


A fine of five cents per day will be assessed for overdue books. A fine of $.50 per day will be assessed for late DVDs or CDs. Please DO NOT drop in the “book drop”.

Library Card Replacement:

PLEASE REPORT STOLEN OR LOST CARDS!!! You are responsible for items checked out on your card. There is a charge of $2.00 for replacement.

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