Public library card application
Keywords: public library card application
Description: Library cards are available for free to permanent and temporary residents of California. With a County of Los Angeles library card, you can: check out books, magazines, DVDs and CDs place
Library cards are available for free to permanent and temporary residents of California. With a County of Los Angeles library card, you can:
- check out books, magazines, DVDs and CDs
- place holds and access your account online
- access library databases from home
- download audiobooks, eBooks, and music
- use the Library's public computers and Internet
- connect to wireless Internet at all 85 County Libraries
If your library card is lost or stolen, report it immediately to a County Library. Replacement cards cost $3.00.
A PIN allows you to place holds and access your account online, use the Library's public computers and access wireless Internet. You are given a PIN when you first apply for a library card. If you have a library card but do not have a PIN or have forgotten it, you can request a PIN online or by calling a County Library.
Customers who are ineligible for library cards (for example, people traveling from out of state), can apply for a computer card that allows them access to the Library's public computers and wireless Internet. Computer cards are valid for one month.
You can access your library account by logging into the online catalog (top-right corner) and clicking "My Account." From here, you can:
- Renew items, check due dates, view fines/ fees
- Check status of holds, cancel holds, change pickup location
- Place a Vacation Hold
You library card expiration date is displayed under your name in the top-right corner of the page once you are logged into the online catalog. To renew your library card, call a County Library.