Library Card Application

Who may apply for a State Library Card?

  • California State employees
  • State legislative staff
  • Appointed state officials and board members
  • Officials and employees of the State Court
  • Faculty and staff of the University of California or California State University (Note: They may borrow physical materials with their card, but do not have access to California State Library cardholder-only databases.)

With a State Library Card, you can:

  • Access online resources and databases
  • Get research help
  • Borrow books, videos, journals, state workforce training guides, state and federal publications, and much more