Sacramento Public Library

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You’re just moments away from gaining access to a world of infinite possibility.


Don’t hesitate to apply. You’ll be happy to have this card in your pocket. 


Apply for a library card

  • Check out books, movies and audiobooks from each of our 28 locations
  • Download ebooks and audiobooks
  • Access online services and research databases
  • Login to public computers at each of our 28 locations  


Apply for a library card


A few things you'll want to know

  • Apply online and pick up your card at your local library branch. Bring your photo ID and proof of current address to claim your card. Those under the age of 18 will need a parent/guardian to show ID and proof of address.
  • What your card offers and which doors it can open. This brief guide will help you get started.
  • How to keep your library card. There are a few rules to this thing that you’ll need to know.
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