Get a Library Card

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Get a library card

Get a Library Card

Residents of Fulton County and the City of Atlanta can get a library card at no charge.

Visit one of Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System's locations, complete an application, show us some identification with your current name and address, and we’ll issue you a card that you can use right away.

You’re welcome to apply online too. After you submit the application online, you will receive an email with instructions on how to permanently activate your card at any branch. Once you have picked up your card you may begin enjoying all the resources the library has to offer.


Identification Requirements for a Library Card

Here are some kinds of identification that you can use to obtain or activate your library card. To obtain a library card, you must show a form (or forms) of identification that shows who you are and where you live.

  • Driver's license
  • Student ID card
  • Voter registration card
  • Printed checks with current address
  • Rent receipts or lease
  • Social services identification
  • Fulton County property tax receipts
  • Current utility bill
  • Parent/Guardians may use their ID to obtain cards for their children

    Learn more about Fulton County Library Cards.