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Library Cards

  • Anyone may use the library and its resources without charge.
  • A library card is required to check out materials and use our computers.

Who Can Get One

Residents and property owners of the City of North Miami Beach, Hialeah, North Miami and the Miami-Dade Public Library taxing District are entitled to free cards.

Non-residents may purchase an annual family card for $30 or a 3 month card for $12 dollars.

How to Get One

Residents/property owners must fill out an application and present a valid Florida Driver's License or a Florida State ID with current home address, or picture ID and one of the following:

  • Bank statement
  • Car registration
  • FPL water or gas bill
  • Home telephone, cable or utility
  • Lease, deed, or mortgage
  • School report card
  • Tax bill
  • Voter's registration

Other Ways to Get One

Children under 13 years must have a parent apply on their behalf and be able to print their first name.

Teenagers 13 to 18 may present a current school photo ID and report card showing name and current home address or a parent must apply on their behalf with above ID.

Non-residents of Florida must present photo ID and proof of local address.


Want to know what our library has? You can search the web to access the library’s computer catalog from your home computer 24 hours a day to locate materials and put a holds on items.

You can get a free library card to borrow materials and to use our computers. You can also register online for a temporary library card.

Florida Electronic Library databases are also available from home. No log-in required

Reciprocal borrowing is available from several area libraries. Ask us for details.