How Do I Get A Library Card?

There are Three Different Ways to Get a Library Card!


With an eCard you will have access to our digital resources available from Enki eBooks, Hoopla Digital, Luna Digital Collections, OverDrive eBooks/audioBooks, OverDrive Magazines, Encyclopedia Britannica, New York Times Online. Please appear in person with identification and proof of mailing address to obtain your library card with full borrowing privileges.

In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, you must be 13 or older to complete this registration.

In-Person Registration

To obtain a permanent library card with full borrowing privileges you will need to visit the Carpinteria Community Library in-person. You will need to show current personal photo identification and a proof of current address. Your library card can be used to check out physical and digital materials and access library databases.

Homebound Patrons

To get a library card with borrowing privileges, please fill out an online application. The applicant will be contacted by library staff for ID information. Once the information is validated, the library card will be mailed.

See our Homebound Patron Policy for more information about borrowing materials.