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 or Upload ID
  • 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.


TexShare Cards

A limit of two Regular Books may be checked out by TexShare Card holders. The following materials do not circulate: audio-visual materials, new books, current award nominee books, reference materials and periodical/magazine collections. Materials may be renewed once and if not previously requested by another user. Inter-library loan is not available to TexShare card holders. Privileges do not include remote access to electronic databases under contract or restricted by licensing agreements. TexShare card holders may not place library materials on hold status. Patron will lose all TexShare privileges if no effort is made to return overdue items and pay unpaid fines in a timely manner. (Overdue items, payment of Lost/damanged books) All TexShare card holders will be asked to show their permanent library card. We honor TexShare card memberships for ages 18 and up.


Library card barcode and pin number are required to log into library account. Please call the Circulation Dept. if you are having problems accessing your account at 361-387-3431. We may reinstate your account if you cannot remember your password. All policies and procedures of the Nueces County Keach Family Library are subject to change without notice upon approval of the County Judge, Commissioners and/or Library Board.


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