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Get a Library card

Get a

Library card

Library cards are free to applicants of any age who meet any of the following criteria:

  • You are a resident of the State of Ohio
  • You are associated with a member of an Ohio regional library system as a cardholder from a member library
  • You are a temporary/transitional resident of Hamilton County
  • You are a property owner in Hamilton County
  • You are a resident of Boone, Campbell, or Kenton County in Kentucky with a valid library card from your local library

If you are applying for a library card for the first time, you may apply for a card using our online application form linked below.

Card Types

Card types include Regular, Adult Only, Child or Teen Only, Dependent Child or Teen, Downloadable Only, Educator, and Book Club cards.

Existing Cardholders

If you need to renew an existing library card, please contact the Library at 513-369-6900.

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