How Do I Get a Library Card?

How Do I Get a Library Card?


Apply for your library card in person at any Houston Public Library location or online. Library cards are free to City of Houston residents. The non-resident fee is waived for anyone residing in the State of Texas. Residents outside Texas may purchase a card for $40 a year. Temporary Resident cards with limited privileges are available to individuals who temporarily reside locally. Acceptable documentation of temporary residency is required in addition to valid photo ID.

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Children under 18 may get their own library cards with applications signed by parents or guardians. The parent or guardian must agree to be responsible for the use of the child's card, including any fines or fees, and for the child's selection of materials and use of electronic resources, including the Internet.

  • Last Updated Aug 15, 2023
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  • Answered By Sreelu Kurup

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