To borrow library materials you will need a Library Card.
Acquiring a library card has no cost.
You may obtain a card for your minor child as well.
How to Apply
Please fill out a Library Card Application and bring it to the desk for processing. One may pick up a Library Card Application at any Tulare County Branch Library. You will also need a picture ID. If the card is for a minor (under 18 years of age), the parent or guardian and the child will need to be present.
If you are requesting cards for a group, arrangements should be made in advance. We cannot guarantee same day card processing for groups.
Information and process that is in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws regarding the confidentiality of all library patron records.
Preferred Photo Identification
• California Driver's License
• Out of State License
• California Identification Card
• Government Issued ID Card
• Current Passport
• School Identification Card
If your current address is not on your photo ID, please bring in one item to verify your current address. A list of acceptable items are provided below.
Items to Verify Address
• Recent utility bill
• Mail with recent USPS postmark
• Vehicle registration or proof of insurance
• Imprinted checkbook
• Current rental / lease agreement
For additional questions or information on how to obtain a Library Card, please contact (559) 713-2711.