SCCLD will be performing a systems software upgrade. Limited access to some functionality will occur between Sunday evening, May 31, 2015 to Thursday morning, June 4, 2015.

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All Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD) locations will be closed on Wednesday, June 3, 2015. Read More

Get a Library Card

Two Ways to Apply for a Library Card

 

IN PERSON:

  • Bring your completed Library Card Application form to the Accounts Desk at any of the Community Libraries in the Santa Clara County Library District or the Bookmobile. You must provide your date of birth and present a valid form of identification showing your picture, name, and proof of your current address to complete your registration. (Acceptable forms of Proof of Address)

 

ONLINE:

  • Go to our Account Login page and click the "Get a Card" link to complete the online form. 
  • Visit any Santa Clara County Library within 30 days and provide your date of birth along with a valid form of identification showing your picture, name, and proof of your current address to complete your registration and receive your card. (Acceptable forms of Proof of Address)

Picture of Santa Clara County Library Card

In July 2011, the Santa Clara Library District's governing body adopted an $80 non-district resident library card fee. In October 2014, the governing body decided to eliminate the card fee effective July 1, 2015. For more information, please see the Fines and Fees Changes FAQs.