Get a Library Card

Resident Library Cards

Resident library cards are available at no charge to anyone who:

  • Lives in or owns property in Escambia County
  • Owns a business in Escambia County
  • Works for the city of Pensacola or Escambia County

How to get a library card:

Adults (18 and over)

Youth (13-17)

Juveniles (0-12)

Click HERE to complete a library card application

Valid photo ID with current physical address*

Valid photo ID with current physical address*

Parent/or legal guardian (with proper ID*) and child must be present

Free!

Parent/or legal guardian (with proper ID) and child must be present

Free!

 

Free!

 


*Valid forms of ID: Florida driver’s license, Florida ID card

Resident library cards renew every two years, at which time personal information is verified and all fines and charges are to be paid in full.


Short-term Library Cards

If you are not an Escambia County resident but are staying in Escambia County for a period of time, you may quality for a short-term library card at no charge.

Are you?

Can you provide?

Card Expiration

Employed at a public or private school in Escambia County

None

One year

In the military and works at a military base in Escambia County

 

One year

In any public or private school in Escambia County

Current class schedule or school ID

End of semester

Visiting Escambia County for three or more weeks

Lease agreement

End of lease period

In a treatment program in Escambia County

Official letter verifying your address

Three months

Living in an Escambia County shelter or extended stay accommodation

Official letter verifying your address

Three months


Short-term library cards renew at their expiration date, at which time personal information is verified and all charges are paid in full.


Non-resident Library Cards

Non-resident library cards are available to those who live outside Escambia County and do not qualify for a free card. Non-resident cards are available for an annual fee of $50.

Non-resident library cards renew every year, at which time personal information is verified and all fines and charges are to be paid in full.

 

One-Day Cards and Computer Passes

One-day patron cards are issued as a courtesy to our patrons who have forgotten their card when visiting the library. The cost for this service is $1 and allows patrons to check out materials and use the public computers.

Computer guest passes are issued to visitors who are interested in public computer use only. The cost for this pass is $1, and it is good for one day.