Types of Library Cards and Requirements

Adult California resident between 18 and 64 who meets the I.D. requirements
Teen California resident between 13 and 17 who meets the I.D. requirements OR has a parent/guardian sign the application
Juvenile California resident from birth to 12 with application signed by a parent/guardian
Senior California resident 65 or older who meets the I.D. requirements and has verification of age
Restricted California resident who cannot meet the I.D. requirements; must verify name with any document from the list of Picture ID or Address verification; one item at a time may be borrowed; card is valid for 3 months
Homebound Application for San Francisco resident with a permanent or long-term disability (PDF 37K) who meets the I.D. requirements
Business Any firm, special library or government office located in San Francisco; must use letterhead to request a Business Card and name the authorized endorser; may name up to 3 other persons who may use the card
Visitor Visitors from outside of California with current picture I.D.; must provide temporary San Francisco address; must pay a $10 non-refundable deposit (card is valid for 3 months and may be renewed with an additional deposit)

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