Get a Library Card

Books are just the beginning

Books are just the beginning

There are endless possibilities to what you can do with your library card. Get one today by applying online or stop by any of our 28 library locations.

Apply for Library Card (Adults)  
 A few things you'll want to know:
  • Sacramento county (excluding Folsom) residents can apply online for a full access card
  • You can download your library card to your smartphone's mobile wallet by filling out this short form
  • Out-of-area CA residents will need to visit a Sacramento library location to apply for and receive a card
  • If you have further questions, please read our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Just a few of your card's benefits:
More Card Benefits 

Mobile Wallet Library Card
Once you get a library card, add it to your wallet on your mobile device.
Library Card Designs

Select your favorite design when you pick up your card at any library location.

Three different library card designs including the classic green Sacramento Public Library card, Let Freedom Read card and Sacramento Kings themed card