Library Card Application

Library cards are available to all Tacoma residents with photo ID. If you don't live in Tacoma, please review our Library Card FAQs for other ways you may be eligible for a card.

Once your eligibility is confirmed, a library card will be mailed to you. After you receive your card, bring it in with your photo ID to be activated.  Please allow 1-2 weeks for delivery of your new card.

By clicking on the "Submit" button below, you agree to the following terms:

"I agree to be responsible for all usage of this card and to pay all charges for lost or damaged and overdue items. I will notify the library immediately if the card is lost or stolen."

Note: an asterisk (*) indicates a required field.
* indicates a required field.
  • Name * Required
  • Residential Address * Required
  • Parent's Name
    Please enter if Applicant is under the age of 14 or enter N/A.
  • Gender * Required
  • Hold and overdue notification preference: * Required
  • Subscribe to Library's Newsletter? * Required
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.