How to Get a Library Card

To get a library card, you will need to visit any library branch with valid and current name and address identification.

How to get a library card

To be eligible for a free library card you need to:

  • live in the City of Toronto
  • work in the City of Toronto
  • go to school in the City of Toronto, or
  • own property in the City of Toronto

Check the list of identification requirements before going to any branch to register.

Library cards expire once a year. You may renew your card online (if eligible) or visit a library branch in person to renew your card.

What you can do with a library card

Library Card Types

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