Cards, Loans & Fees

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We can only accept cash or checks at this time. 
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To Get a Library Card:

  • Fill out the application online.
  • Send a photo of your state ID by emailing the circulation department. If you are active-duty military or military dependent, please include your DOD number or military ID.
  • Within 24 to 48 hours, you will receive your library card barcode and PIN and will be able to access our entire catalog and online services.

New Library Card Requirements

View the Library Card Application (PDF).

  • Adult: must be 18 years or older. Must show California driver's license or California state ID and provide one piece of mail with current address.
  • Child/Teen: Must have parent or guardian present. Parents must have a library card and sign for the child.

View the Library Card Application Military Personnel (PDF).

  • Military: Must have driver's license or state ID (any state) and active duty military ID. You must also provide command address.
  • Military Dependent: Must have driver's license or state ID (any state) with military ID and one piece of mail with current address.
  • Child/Teen Military Dependent: Must have parent or guardian present. Parent must have a library card and sign for the child.

View the Non-Resident $10 Card Application (PDF).

  • Adult: Must be 18 years or older. Must show driver's license or state ID (US Only) and provide one piece of mail or documentation showing a California address.
  • Child/Teen: Must have parent or guardian present. Parent must also have a library card and sign for the child. Child card also costs $10.

Multiple Home Ownership

Adults who have an out of state driver's license (ex. Arizona) but also OWN property in California may get a free library card if they provide proof of ownership such as a tax receipt, deed or any official documentation.

Replacement Cards

Replacement cards cost $1.

Loan Periods

  • Books 28 days
  • New books 14 days
  • CDs / Playaway 28 days
  • DVD-BluRay 7 days 
  • Magazines 14 days

Renewals

  • All items will automatically renew twice, unless the item is on hold for another patron. Each renewal will be for the length of the original loan period.

Fines & Fees Summary

Circulation Fees

  • Non-resident (outside of California) library card: $10 per year
  • Interlibrary loans: $5

Overdue Materials Fines

  • No overdue fines will be charged for items checked out after July 1, 2022.
  • Patrons that have overdue fines from before July 1, 2022 will still be required to pay them. 
  • All accounts with overdue materials will have their borrowing privileges suspended after 60-days of being overdue. 
  • Patrons will be billed for each unreturned item when the item is 90 days overdue. Billing includes the full replacement cost of the item and a $12 processing fee. In addition, the patron’s account and library privileges will remain suspended until the bill is paid.

Other Fees/Fines

  • Returned check fine: $25
  • Replacement library card: $1

Lost Material Fees

  • Processing fee (in addition to item replacement charge): $12
  • Processing fee for magazines (in addition to replacement charge): $5
  • CD or DVD case: $5
  • CD or DVD liner notes: $5

Damaged Material Fees

  • Processing fee for damaged materials: $5
  • Barcode label replacement: $5
  • RFID tag replacement: $5