Get a Library Card
A Yolo County Library card allows you to check out materials and access other library resources.
People living in Yolo County can apply for a library card online and start using online resources immediately.
Full-access library cards can be obtained by visiting your local Yolo County Library branch.
Please be sure to bring your ID and proof of address (for example, a piece of mail with your name and current address). Full-access, physical library cards are available to residents of California (mailing address must be in California). If you live outside Yolo County Library’s service district, you may receive a library card by visiting any Yolo County Library branch.
Currently, patrons under 18 cannot get a library card online. If you are under age 18, a responsible party will need to visit a branch and show ID and proof of address to obtain the card.
All the information you provide is held confidential by State law. (Sect. 6267 of the Government Code, Title I, Division 7, Chapter 3.5)
How to use your library card
Your library card allows you to check out books, DVDs, storytime kits, citizenship kits, hotspots, book club bags, and more from Yolo County Library. Use your library card to log in to a public access computer at your local Yolo County Library branch.
Take a look at our YouTube channel for quick “how-to-use your library card” videos.
Your library card allows you access to the library’s online resources including eBooks, magazines, audiobooks, and historical collections.
Use your library card to check on your library account and see what you have checked out and what you have on hold, renew materials, and pay fees.
When logging into the online catalog, input your full barcode number without spaces. You may need a PIN number. You can reset your PIN number under “My Account”.
Renewing your library card
Your library card is current for 3 years. Please renew your library card by visiting your library. Simply ask at the front desk to renew your library card.