Who May Get a Library Card? A resident of the unincorporated areas of Pinellas County or one of the member cities is entitled to a free library card. What are the Basic Rules?
One Cooperative card is good at all Pinellas Public Library Cooperative libraries.
Each library may require registration upon the first visit-data records and computer systems vary from library to library.
Be prepared to show your present card and one additional form of identification with your Pinellas County address on your first visit.
Cards issued for children under 14 require parent/guardian signature.
Cards issued to residents are valid for three years.
Cards issued to non-residents are valid for one year.
How to Register
Visit any Cooperative Member Library
Provide the following identification with your name and current local address:
A current valid Florida Driver's License/Florida Identification Card -OR- - An alternate picture ID -AND- - Your current TRIM notice or tax bill - A current utility bill (including cable television) - A long-term lease on property in the Cooperative area - A deed to property in the Cooperative area - Vehicle registration or title-current year - Voter's registration - Other appropriate identification
A unique identification number is needed for each library card. You may provide a social security number or a passport number for all family members applying for a card. Alternatively, a library may use a combination of the last three letters of the name and the birth date.
Complete and sign the application and begin borrowing materials.
Pinellas Public Library Cooperative Member Libraries: Your library card is valid at all of the Cooperative libraries. You may also register the card for reciprocal borrowing at Hernando, Citrus and Pasco County public libraries as well.