Get a Library Card

How to Get a Card | Requirements | Managing Your Account | Borrowing & Fees | Text Message Alert Service

How To Get a Card

What You Need

Full Use Card - good at all five library branches, including unlimited check-outs, unlimited holds, access to all online resources, and access to special collections.

  • government issued photo ID

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  • valid mailing address

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  • proof of Colorado residence OR a current Colorado library card

Limited Use Card - maximum of five items checked out at a time and five active holds on the account. Limited Use Cards exclude special collections but include all online resources and collections.

  • government issued photo ID

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  • a valid:
    • mailing address
    • email address
    • and phone number

Digital Only Access (temporary) - for a 3 month temporary library card that allows access to digital and online resources only, e-mail your full name, birthdate, and phone number to

One4Fun Card - for children 17 and under. Children 12 and under may check out a maximum of 1 book at a time and gain access to online resources. Children 13-17 may check out up to 1 item (including materials  other than books) at a time and gain access to online resources. One4Fun Cards exclude special collections.

  • name
  • birthdate

Managing Your Account

Login to your account to:

  • renew items
  • request materials and view holds
  • view or enable reading history
  • view fees for lost or damaged items
  • change your contact information

If you've lost your card:

  • Call or come in to report a lost or stolen card. You are responsible for all items checked out until we are notified. Replacement cards cost $2.