Get a Full-Service Library Card
Getting a full-service library card is easy-and it's free! Please apply in person at any Community Library. Current, valid ID with name, photo and address is required.
- Fill out an online application in person at any Contra Costa County Library location.
- For more information, see our Library Card FAQs.
Get an eCard
Residents of Contra Costa County are eligible for an eCard. An eCard allows patrons immediate access to the Library's online databases, California Missions, Cliffs Notes, and TumbleBook Library; Place holds on or request items. The day after you apply for an eCard, you may request LINK+ items.
NOTE: eCards ARE NOT VALID for use with eBooks on the OverDrive and ENKI platforms, nor for use with Kanopy Movies, or Discover & Go.
Internet Only Library Card
Present picture ID at any Community Library to receive an Internet Only Library Card, which will allow you to reserve library computers. No address verification is required.