Get a Card

What You Need

  • Completed application
  • NV picture ID OR picture ID and proof of NV address
  • Library cards are free (replacement cards are $1)

Apply Online!

Start your application online! Then all you need to do to receive your new library card is bring your photo ID (and proof of residence, if necessary) to the information desk at the library.

Download Application

Or print and complete this form and bring it to the library with your ID.

Types of Cards

Standard Card

Your card gives you access to books, movies, ebooks, computers, online resources, and more! Learn more

Internet Only

An Internet Only card provides access to the Library’s computers only and does not require ID for registration.

Premiere Card

This card provides access to digital equipment and our makerspace. To apply you must live, work, volunteer or go to school in Carson City, have a standard library card in good standing for 90 days, and sign the Premiere Card Agreement.

Your Library Account

Access your account from home to view and manage:

  • Checked out items and renewals
  • Hold requests
  • Contact information
  • Fines and fees (the Carson City Library does not charge overdue fines)

Contact us for help managing your account.

Barcode: Enter all the numbers underneath the barcode on your library card, with no spaces.

Password: Enter the last four digits of the phone number you provided when you registered for your card.


Use your library card to create an OverDrive account and download ebooks and audiobooks to your computer, phone, Kindle, or other devices. Log in below or download the Libby app to your smartphone or tablet.