Get Your SFPL Library Card Today!
*Free for all California residents
A San Francisco Public Library card will give you free access to:
- Books, magazines, movies and music. You can even download content to your own devices!
- eResources including language courses, online tutoring and more
- Museum and attraction passes
- Public computers, Wi-Fi, printing
How to Get a Library Card
- People ages 13-18 can show valid ID or have a parent / guardian sign.
- A parent / guardian must sign for anyone under age 13.
The Library does not issue library cards online. Visit in-person to pick a design and get your card.
Get your PIN and get started. Your library card and PIN are used to access your online account.
Forgot your PIN? No problem! You can reset it.
We recommend registering for Bibliocommons, our online catalog, to help you track your checkouts and discover new titles. If you are logging into this account for the first time, you will need to enter your 14-digit card number (username) and PIN/password (password).