Library Cards

Overview

How to Get a Library Card

Complete an application at either the Main Library or the Park Branch, or download one here, fill it out and bring it to the library with your ID. We need identification which verifies your address.

Proof of address can include:

  • Driver’s License
  • Printed Bank Checks
  • Rental Agreement
  • Utility Bill
  • Property Tax Statement

The library does not accept the following for the purpose of identification:

  • Other Library Cards
  • Mail
  • Business Cards

Universal Borrowing: If you live in California, and have any California public library card, you can get a free library card with us. A photo ID is required.

Children under 14: You will need a parent or legal guardian’s signature.

High School Students: A student ID card is all you need.

Visitors

Visitors from outside of California may obtain a library card for a fee of $10 per month and proof of home residence.

Lost Cards

A replacement fee of $3 is charged for a lost library card.

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Password

When you get a library card, you are issued a 4 digit password.

If you don’t know your password, you can confirm this number at the library circulation desk. (831) 624-4629.

With your password, you can use the Online Library Catalog to:

  • Renew items online
  • Place holds online
  • Review and personalize your library account

You can also :

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Borrowing Guidelines

Items check out for 3 weeks. You may check out an unlimited number of items per card, with the exception of:

  • Magazines – 10 per card
  • Newspapers – 5 per card