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Library Cards

Print a library card application and instructions.

Get a Library Card
Getting a library card is FREE and easy. Just come into the library with your ID with proof of your mailing address. 

If you already have a card from Sonoma or Mendocino County, it is good in Lake County.Lake County, Sonoma County, and Mendocino County all honor each others' library cards.  If the card is lost, but you still have an account, we will update your registration and issue a Lake County card to you. 

Children's Cards
A parent or legal guardian may send thier card with a copy of their identification as above, and sign the application for all children under 18. Parents are responsible for fines and fees that their children incur. 

What do I do if my card is lost or stolen?
Report it to the library immediately. We will declare it lost and issue you a new one. Replacement cards are free and we will check your identification.

When you have a library card, you agree to the rules of the library including promptly paying all charges for lost, damaged, or overdue library materials; and to give notice of any change of address. You are responsible for any item checked out to your card. Please have your card with you when you call or visit the library. If you have any other questions, contact one of our branches: Lakeport, Redbud (Clearlake), Middletown, or Upper Lake.