With your free Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library card, check out books and materials in our branch libraries or online. Access our meeting and study rooms and more.

Library cards are available to Ohio residents and cardholders from affiliated libraries. For more information about our library cards, please see our FAQs.

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Tell us about yourself.

Are you the parent or legal guardian of the person who will be using this card?

What is your address?

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How do you want to receive information about this account? If you sign up for email, you will also receive notices before your checked-out items are due, before your card expires, and before your card is blocked due to an unresolved missing item.

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* The Library will use the personal information you provide for official purposes only. We do not loan or sell our list of account holders to other organizations.

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What kind of materials are you interested in checking out?

Are you willing to pay any fees for lost or damaged materials?

Are you an educator who would like to check out materials for your classroom?

Will this card be used for homeschooling?

Select the restriction level you would like for this card.

Click the Next button to confirm your information and see what Library Card we recommend for you!