How do I get an eCard?
Apply online for an eCard to immediately access:
How do I get a physical library card?
Visit your local library with a valid photo ID and an official indication of your address. With a physical library card you can:
Yes. If you are residing temporarily in Pierce County, such as visiting family members, are an exchange student or temporarily assigned military personnel, you may get a library card for up to one year.
Yes, if you are eligible for a library card.
At any Pierce County Library, or download a form in:
Yes, if you live or own property in Pierce County in one of the following areas:
Or one of these cities or towns annexed to the library:
If you live in Pierce County Library’s service area, you may also get a free card at any of the following public libraries. If you live in one of these areas, you can get a Pierce County Library card.
Due to Washington State Law that establishes rural library districts to serve people living in unincorporated areas of counties and in cities and towns that annex to districts for library service and the Pierce County Library System Board of Trustees’ policy, people who live in cities and towns that do not support a public library may not have access to Pierce County Library’s services that require a library card.
Residents in the following cities/towns are not eligible for library cards:
If you live in one of these cities/towns and are interested in receiving library services, please contact your city/town council. Annexing to the Pierce County Library for services would provide you with library service.
Library Card Eligibility Policy - Individuals
Library Card Eligibility Policy – Institutions, Agencies, Businesses and Organizations
Confidentiality of Library Records and Patron Files
Reciprocal Borrowing Agreements
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