Come into your local Merced County branch library or a member of the San Joaquin Valley Library
to register for a library card, and access a world of unlimited information. In order to register you must provide two forms of verification of your current address and/or a photo ID.
If your current address is not on your photo ID, please bring in one item to verify your current address. Acceptable items are provided below.
Preferred Photo Identification
- California Driver's License
- California Identification Card
- Government Issued ID Card
- Current Passport
A parent's or guardian's identification is required for a juvenile's registration. The juvenile must be present to receive a card.
Verification Of Address
- Recent utility bill
- Official mail via USPS with recent postmark
- Vehicle registration or proof of insurance
- Imprinted checkbook
- Current rental / lease agreement
If an adult does not have a photo ID, two of the three items noted above may be used.
For additional questions or information on how to obtain a library card, please contact (209) 385-7484.
Library Card Applications