Library Card

Get a Library Card


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 and Library materials at both of NCPL's locations and the Virtual Library.


  - fill out an online application, then head to your nearest Library
  - bring your photo ID
  - bring proof of residence address


What is the cost?

Library Cards are free for Nueces County residents.


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.


Lost Library Card?

All replacement cards are $2