You Can Now Fill Out a Library Card Application Online!

You can now save time by filling out your Library Card Application online. Then, bring photo ID and proof of residence address to your nearest Library within 21 days to pick up your card. Your Library Card allows you to borrow books and Library materials online or at any Austin Public Library. Visit to get started now.

Library Cards are FREE for Austin residents. Non-Resident Library Cards are available for $120 annually or $30 quarterly. Nonresidents can apply for a free limited access Library Card by presenting their current/valid TexShare card from a participating library system.

For more information visit or call 512-974-7400.

About the Library
The Austin Public Library provides knowledge, technology and inspiration to the Austin community. The Library is a hub of books and education, a meeting place of minds and an incubator of ideas. 

Last updated on 7/11/2022