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New ‘advanced library card’ helps people experiencing homelessness get ID in San Marcos

SAN MARCOS (Texas) – City and community leaders will meet at the San Marcos Public Library Thursday afternoon to launch a new library card that they say can also serve as state IDs state level.

The Advanced Library Card will include a person’s name, photo, and other personal information and is currently available by appointment at the library for San Marcos or Hays County residents 18 years of age or older.

Community activism organization, Mano Amiga, believes the effort will help immigrants, those with criminal histories and those experiencing homelessness, as well as those facing challenges challenges in obtaining other forms of state ID.

The city’s website lists a warning, saying people will still have to check with entities whether they accept forms of identification.

“This can be used as a supplement to other documents to prove your identity. You will need to check with the organizations/entities with which you wish to use the Enhanced Library Pass as part of your identity setup to determine if/how the Enhanced Library Pass may be used. for this purpose or not,” their website reads.

There are also pre-appointment requirements. You can read more here.

This is an evolving story. Check again for updates.

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DUSTIN JONES

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