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.