You can get a library card at any District location.
Photo identification with correct address is required. If the photo identification does not include correct address, a second form of identification with the correct address is required.
Acceptable forms of photo identification
Acceptable forms of secondary identification
For minors (under age 18) the parent or guardian must complete and sign an application form on behalf of the minor. The parent/guardian AND the minor must be present when the card is issued, except when working with an institution, such as schools.
CLC Card: if you can meet the ID requirements for a regular card but are not a resident of our service area, you will be issued a CLC card. These cards have a limit of 10 items checked out at once, and they do not provide access to Specialty Checkout, Prospector, or Interlibrary Loan services. Some electronic resources are available.
Limited Card: if you aren’t able to provide identification when you get your card, you’ll be given a limited card. This card will only let you check out 5 items at one time, and you cannot use this card for Specialty Checkout, Prospector, or Interlibrary Loan.
Virtual Card: This card type will only let you access our eResources. See below for details.
With a temporary, virtual card you can:
Virtual Library Cards are only active for 30 days. You will need to come into the library to make your Virtual Library Card into a permanent library card.
Once you get your Virtual Card, you may need a PIN to access some of our resources.
Get your PIN by:
1. Following this link to our catalog login page
2. Entering your new barcode number (leave the PIN space blank)
3. You will be prompted to create a new PIN.
If you forgot your library card, you can still check out items by showing a photo ID or providing information to establish your identity. You also have the option of getting a replacement card.
If you lose your library card, please contact the library immediately so we can put a block on your card. You can get a replacement the next time you come to the library.
Go for it! Our equipment will recognize stored barcodes, and the stored image of your card is considered a legitimate library card.
Here’s a quick guide to what you can do with your new card.
Basically, you can check out 50 items at once.
The limit for movies/TV shows on disc is 15 at once.
Electronic items, like eBooks and audiobooks checked out on Overdrive or Hoopla, are limited by those platforms and do not count against your checkout totals for physical items.
For more answers to questions about how many items you can check out, how long they go out, how renewals work, and so on, follow this link to our Circulation Policy
We do not charge late fines for most items, however there are some exceptions, and replacement fees will be charged for items that are still out long beyond their due dates. Please see the Fines and Fees Policy for details.
You can renew your own items by logging into your account or by calling us at 1-888-861-7323.
If you were unable to renew an item, it’s most likely because: