Get a Library Card

Anyone can enjoy the full benefits of the library! Complete the form below to get an instant library card online or stop by any Richland Library location.

  • Library cards are free for Richland County, SC residents and property owners, and $65 a year for most others.
  • Free cards are available for teachers, Military members, child care providers and college students who are currently teaching or residing in Richland County. Click here to request a card.
  • Cards are issued at the time of registration. For online registrations, cards will be available when you next visit the library, but electronic resources are available sooner.
  • Think you might already have a card? Call us at 803.799.9084 to find out.
  • Not a resident or property owner in Richland County? No problem. Register for your library card here >


We're sorry. Customers 13 and under need a parent'ssignature when applying for a library card. Please come in to a library location to complete your application.
We're sorry. ConnectED library cards are intended for use only by students of Richland County public schools. Please visit any Richland Library location to complete your application.
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