Get A Library Card


Getting a library card is quick and easy!

A library card is free for anyone who lives or owns property in Chelan, Douglas, Ferry, Grant, or Okanogan counties.*  
*Residents outside of our service area, or in non-contracting communities are eligible for a fee card.  

Full access library cards are issued in person, and applications are available at all of our libraries. If you prefer, you can complete our application and bring it with you to save time when you come in.

If you are 18 or older, please bring:

  • Valid photo identification
  • Proof of address (current driver's license or any piece of mail you have received)
If you are 17 or younger, you do not need photo ID or proof of address to apply.

Guest Passes & Computer Use Only Library Cards

If you are visiting our area and would like to use the library's public computers or wifi, ask your librarian for a guest pass.

If you don't have a mailing address or can't prove your residence, you may apply for a computer use only library card at any of our libraries. This card will give you access to the library's public computers, wifi, and online resources.

Are you an educator?

If you are a teacher or homeschooling parent, you can get an educator library card in addition to your personal library card. To be eligible you must either:

  • Teach at a school in Chelan, Douglas, Ferry, Grant, or Okanogan county.
  • Homeschool and live or own property in Chelan, Douglas, Ferry, Grant, or Okanogan county.
With an educator card, you can:

Educator cards may not be used to borrow DVDs, bestsellers, or other materials for personal use.

To apply for an educator card, please fill out an application at any of our libraries. Be sure to bring a valid photo ID, proof of address, and your local school or homeschooling address.

Not a resident? Get a reciprocal library card.

If you do not live or own property in our service area but you already have a library card with a cooperating library system in Washington State, you can get a reciprocal card.

With a reciprocal card you can:
  • Check out up to 5 items at a time for a 14 day loan period.
  • Renew items one time.
  • Place up to 5 items on hold.
  • Use all of our databases and online resources.
  • Borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks.

This card type does not include Mail Order or Interlibrary Loan services.

Cooperating library systems include:

  • King County Library System
  • Kitsap Regional Library
  • North Olympic Library System
  • Pierce County Library System
  • Sno-Isle Regional Library
  • Timberland Regional Library
  • Yakima Valley Regional Library

To apply for a reciprocal card, please fill out an application at any of our libraries. Be sure to bring your library card from the cooperating library system, a valid photo ID, and proof of address.

Live outside our service area? Get a fee card.

If you live outside of our service area, or in a non-contracting community within our service area, you may purchase a fee card for $10 per month or $120 per year.

With a fee card, you can:

  • Borrow up to 100 items at a time.
  • Place up to 25 items on hold.
  • Use all of our databases and online resources.
  • Borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks.

This card type does not include Mail Order or Interlibrary Loan services.

Incorporated communities in our service area that have not contracted for service through North Central Regional Library are:

  • Conconully
  • Hartline
  • Mansfield
  • Marlin
  • Nespelem
  • Rock Island
To apply for a fee card, please fill out an application at any of our libraries. Be sure to bring a valid photo ID, proof of address, and cash or check to pay the fee.

Lost your library card?

Please report a lost card as soon as you can by contacting your local library. Visit any of our libraries to get a new card - it's free!

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