Apply for a Card

A Library Card is the Best. Deal. Ever.

Check out books, music, movies and hotspots; use a computer; print, copy, fax and scan; download and stream eBooks, eAudiobooks, movies and music, plus access online tools and resources – all free with your library card.

If you are applying from home, you’ll receive a digital library card number:
Fill out the application below and you’ll receive a library card number to use immediately. You can download eBooks, use our research tools, access digital and streaming content plus reserve meeting and study rooms. You can reserve books and other physical items, but you need a physical library card to check them out. To get one, bring your photo ID to one of our 23 locations and ask a staff member for help.

If you are applying in one of our 23 locations, you’ll receive a physical library card:
Fill out the application below and bring your photo ID to staff to pick up your physical library card.

All library card applicants – online and in our locations – must be residents of Ohio.

We hope you’ll stop in soon to discover all we have to offer.