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Library Cards

Library cards are free to all California residents. Anyone age 13 and older may apply for a Library card by filling out the online application and visiting the Library to receive their card.

We offer two library card types to meet your needs:

Card Type Photo I.D. Required Current CA Address Required Check Out Physical Materials Check Out LINK+ Materials Use Digital Resources Use Library Computers and Study Rooms
Full Access Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Limited Yes No Up to five (5) total items No Yes Yes

Library Card Application Library Card Registration in Spanish

Children 12 and under may obtain a Library card with a parent or legal guardian present. A parent or guardian needs to provide photo identification.

Visit the Library with photo ID if you need a replacement card.

Library cardholders must abide by the City of Mountain View Library Card and Borrowing Policy.