Get a Library Card
Cards are FREE to all St. Johns County Residents and those residents residing in a reciprocal borrowing County* , regardless of age.
*The following counties currently offer reciprocal borrowing arrangements: Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Brevard, Charlotte, Clay, Collier, DeSoto, Dixie, Flagler, Franklin, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Hendry, Lafayette, Lee, Levy, Madison, Monroe, Nassau, Putnam, Suwannee, Taylor, Union and the Wilderness Coast Bookmobile. NOTE: Reciprocal borrowers have access to all library services EXCEPT Overdrive Digital Library eBooks.
They may be used at all St. Johns County Public Library branch locations.
Cardholders are responsible for all materials checked out on their card.
Cards may be obtained on the same day as registration by providing a government issued photo id and one of the following forms of identification verifying name and current address in Florida:
- Valid Florida Driver's License or ID
- Florida Voter Registration card
- Utility Bill
- Florida Property Tax Receipt
Non Resident Cards: can be obtained by paying a non-refundable annual fee of $40 or a quarterly fee of $10.
Download and print out a library card application and bring it to any branch library with a photo ID and proof of address to get your library card!
Temporary Online Cards
If you are new to the library and have not had a library card in more than 3 years, you can sign up as a new user for a temporary account here. You will be able to use a temporary account number to place holds, create booklists and access many of our online databases for a 30 day period. To validate your library card and obtain full library privileges, you will need to bring proof of residency to any branch of the SJCPLS library system.
Youth Library Cards
A person 17 years old or younger must have the signature of their parent or legal guardian to obtain a library card. Both the parent/legal guardian must be present at the time of application in order for the youth to receive a library card.
The signing adult is responsible for all materials selected and borrowed by the child.
To register to vote, you must complete, sign, and submit a voter registration application to the office of any Supervisor of Elections, or to the Division of Elections, any driver’s license office, any voter registration agency or any armed forces recruitment office.