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What does My Library have for me?

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Why buy when you can borrow? 

Get Your Library Card Today!

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  1. fill out an online application, then head to your nearest Library
  2. bring your photo ID
  3. bring proof of residence address*

*Library Cards are FREE for Austin residents. Non-Resident Library Cards are available for $120 annually or $35 quarterly. Nonresidents can apply for a free limited access Library Card by presenting their current/valid TexShare card from a participating library system.

My Library Card = All Access

Your Library Card is your key to checking out books and Library materials online or at any of APL's 21 locations.

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