Who May Get a Library Card?
A resident of the unincorporated areas of Pinellas County or one of the member cities is entitled to a free library card.

What are the Basic Rules?

  • One Cooperative card is good at all Pinellas Public Library Cooperative libraries.
  • Each library may require registration upon the first visit-data records and computer systems vary from library to library.
  • Be prepared to show your present card and one additional form of identification with your Pinellas County address on your first visit.
  • Cards issued for children under 14 require parent/guardian signature.
  • Cards issued to residents are valid for three years.
  • Cards issued to non-residents are valid for one year.

How to Register

  • Visit any Cooperative Member Library
  • Provide the following identification with your name and current local address:

A current valid Florida Driver's License/Florida Identification Card -OR- - An alternate picture ID -AND- - Your current TRIM notice or tax bill - A current utility bill (including cable television) - A long-term lease on property in the Cooperative area - A deed to property in the Cooperative area - Vehicle registration or title-current year - Voter's registration - Other appropriate identification

  • A unique identification number is needed for each library card. You may provide a social security number or a passport number for all family members applying for a card. Alternatively, a library may use a combination of the last three letters of the name and the birth date.
  • Complete and sign the application and begin borrowing materials.

Pinellas Public Library Cooperative Member Libraries: Your library card is valid at all of the Cooperative libraries. You may also register the card for reciprocal borrowing at Hernando, Citrus and Pasco County public libraries as well.