COVID-19 Update: Thursday, July 2, 2020

WHITTIER, Calif. – Governor Gavin Newsom and the County of Los Angeles have mandated the closure of beaches, museums, and indoor restaurant service prior to the Independence Day holiday. (Read latest information here)

Library Cards

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Getting a Library Card

Whittier Public Library - Library Card

Free library cards are available to all California residents.

In order to obtain a library card, you will need to show the following:

  • One valid government issued photo ID.
  • Proof of address (If this information is not on your ID, please bring something that shows your current address - any mail or official receipt which includes your name and current address.)

Save yourself some time at the library. Print the application, fill it out in advance, and bring it to the Circulation Desk with your ID. (Adobe Acrobat Reader is required.)

All applicants must appear in person, regardless of age. If you are under 18, your parent or legal guardian must be present to show their identification and sign consent. Library cards are non-transferable.

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