Everyone is welcome to visit and use our library buildings! However, you must have a library card to access the full range of services available. Read more about the benefits of having a library card on our My Card page.
Children of all ages are eligible to get a library card! You are your child's first and best teacher, and we want to help you share your enthusiasm and love of reading with your child whether they're a week old or in their early teens.
Getting a library card is quick and easy!
If you are over the age of 18 and live in our service area, please bring valid photo identification and proof of address to your local library. If you are 17 or younger, you do not need photo ID or proof of address to apply.
Still have questions? More information is available on our My Card page.
We also have reciprocal use agreements with several library systems across Washington State that allow you to use libraries outside of our area when you travel. Look at this list of participating libraries before your next in-state trip!
If a person has possession of a library card, it is understood by our staff that the person has permission to use that card, unless it was previously reported lost or stolen. You may loan your card to a friend or family member if you wish.
Remember that you are responsible for all materials that are checked out on your account, regardless of who checked them out, so be cautious!
Call any of our libraries to inform us that your card is missing or has been stolen. Your account will be frozen until you are able to come in and have a new card made.
Replacement library cards are free, and you can get one at any of our libraries! When your new card is created, the old card will be deactivated.
Call or visit your local library to renew your account. The librarian will ask if your contact information is still accurate and will update your account. This ensures we can continue to provide you with excellent service!
Library card accounts expire every two years and educator library accounts expire every year so that we can get in touch with you to make sure your contact information is still accurate.
Call or visit your local library to renew your account. This ensures we can continue to provide you with excellent service!