Q. How do I get a library card?
There are two ways to register for a library card—online or in person
Fill out the and submit. A response will return immediately with your eCard number if an email address was submitted. There will also be an email sent with a “New Customer Notification” subject line, confirming your eCard number. eCards are valid for 3 years. Keep the email or print out your new library card number.
Once you have your eCard, you may immediately use any of our remotely-available electronic resources and place holds (requests) on items. You must replace your e-Card with a full-service card when you come to the library to check-out items.
Full-Service, In-Person registration:
These cards are available to anyone living, working, or going to school in the state of California.
You may print out a copy of our registration form in advance to bring with you to the library.
- To receive a card the day of application, identification with name and current address must be provided.
- Acceptable identification includes: California driver's license or California ID, checkbook with pre-printed address, a rental agreement, a property lease or deed, a property tax receipt, or postmarked mail.
- Children under 14 may receive a card the day of application if the registration form is signed by the parent or legal guardian and includes the parent's driver's license.
- All information in our files is kept confidential.
Library Card Info
- Your library card is valid for a period of 3 years. When you see the message "your registration has expired", you will need to renew your registration information in person at one of our branches in order to remove this block.
- If you lose your card (eCard or full-service) call the library immediately. We will block it from being used. You must call the branch to cancel your eCard before you will be able to re-apply online.