Get a Library Card

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Get a Library Card

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To apply for a free library card, please bring a current picture ID and proof of your current mailing address. 

Valid Forms of proof of address include but are not limited to (mix and match as needed): Driver’s License, student ID, utility bills, lease agreement, passport, insurance card, property tax receipt, and so on.

The replacement fee for a lost card is $1.00. Children must be at least five years old, and a guardian’s signature is required for children under 18. Guardians are financially responsible for all materials checked out on the child’s card.  Please notify us of any changes to your account.  

Bring your library card each time you wish to check out materials. We hope to see you often!

Find the Right Card For You: 

  • Adult Plumas or Sierra County Residents: If you are a resident of Plumas or Sierra County, or specified areas of Lassen and Tehama County (Westwood, Clear Creek, Mill Creek, Mineral), you may apply for an Adult Library Card
  • Juvenile Plumas or Sierra County Residents: If you are a resident of Plumas or Sierra County, or specified areas of Lassen and Tehama County (Westwood, Clear Creek, Mill Creek, Mineral), between 5 – 17 years old, you may apply for a Juvenile Library Card
  • Temporary Adult Plumas or Sierra County Residents: If you are a resident of Plumas or Sierra County temporarily, on a seasonal basis, and/or are here visiting the area for a minimum of four weeks, you may apply for a Temporary Library Card
  • Temporary Juvenile Plumas or Sierra County Residents: If you are a resident of Plumas or Sierra County temporarily, on a seasonal basis, and/or are here visiting the area for a minimum of four weeks, between 5 – 17 years old, you may apply for a Juvenile Temporary Library Card
  • California Residents: If you are a resident of California, you may apply for a California Temporary Library Card
  • Out of State Residents: Residents who do not live in California are required to pay for an Out of State Library Card unless they can show proof of a permanent second home (not business) in California. Out of state visitors may purchase a library card for $25.00 and cards are renewed annually for $10.00. 
  • Digital/Online Only: If you are a resident of Plumas or Sierra County, or specified areas of Lassen and Tehama County (Westwood, Clear Creek, Mill Creek, Mineral), temporary or permanently, over the age of 12, you may apply for an Online Only Library Card. You can get this card over the phone or through email, and you only need to provide your name, local mailing address, and phone number or email address. All digital cards are tied to physical cards (which will automatically be sent to the branch closest to your mailing address) and can be updated to a regular account at any time by coming into the library with proof of ID. This card gives you access to all digital services, but no physical services. 


Renew Cards:


You can renew your library card in person, over the phone, or through email. We will just need to ask if your address, phone number, and email are up to date.

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