Get a Library Card

Get a Library Card


Apply Online


Temporary Cards Available!

  • Register Online (click on Library Card Sign-Up above)
  • Send photo of Driver License to our email at
  • We will email you your library card number
  • Gives you access to the library's online services, including ebooks, audiobooks, and much more.

Physical Library Cards

Your Library Card is your key to checking out books, library materials at both of NCPL's locations and the Digital Library.

When you pick up your card then head to your nearest library please bring photo identification

  •  If you are ages 13-17, you can show ID or bring an adult with you
  •  If you are under age 13, bring an adult with you.

Out of District?

All residents with a Valid Texas Issued ID are eligible for a Library Card.

Out of District Library Cards are still free, however your card will need to be renewed every year.


Educator Card:
Are you an educator? Teachers and educators may apply for Educator Library Cards.


What is the cost?

Library cards are free for Nueces and Out of District residents.

Lost you library card?

All replacement cards are $2