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Get a Library Card

Free Library Cards are available to residents of Mecklenburg County, and to those who live outside of Mecklenburg County but are Mecklenburg County property owners. Non-residents of Mecklenburg County can obtain a Charlotte Mecklenburg Library card for an annual fee. Your Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Card gives you access to digital materials, resources, and physical items from any of our library locations

Before You Apply  

1) Contact us to see if you already have a library account 

Hosting a Library Card Drive at Your School

Tools to host a library card drive at your school

What little card costs nothing at all, and is one of your best back-to-school tools?

Your library card!

The Library has a wealth of tools and services that support educators and students during the school year. Encouraging children to read and use the library is the best thing you can do to help them to do better in school and continue learning throughout their lives.

Teacher Loan Card

What is a Teacher Loan card?

Teacher Loan cards are a special privilege granted to educators and patrons who work for institutions and facilities that educate or care for children in Mecklenburg County. Teacher Loan cards are intended to benefit the students.