Can I apply for a library card online?


You can get a Cleveland Public Library card online one of two ways.

  • Through our eCard application
    • Your account will be processed manually and notification will be sent to your email address within 2-3 business days.
    • You must be 18 and include proof of your eligibility. This can be a photo taken with your phone of your drivers license, water bill, etc.
    • You will have access to all of Cleveland Public Library's electronic resources, including ebooks, research databases, and online classes.
    • Anyone who lives, works, goes to school, or owns property in the State of Ohio is eligible.


  • Through OverDrive
    • Your account will be processed immediately and notification will be sent to your mobile phone.
    • You must be 13 years old.
    • You will have access to OverDrive materials only, until your account is loaded into the Cleveland Public Library database.
    • Your mobile phone must be registered within the Cleveland Metropolitan School District


Last Updated: Apr 14, 2020  Views: 592

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