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Library Cards

Check-out desk at the Barkley Branch

Library cards are available at no charge:

Library cards are available for a fee:

How do I apply?

Start your library card application online here

Apply in person at any Bellingham Public Library location

All borrowers are responsible for materials checked out on their cards. If a card is lost or stolen please call 360-778-7323 to report it to a staff person.

There is a $1 fee to replace a Bellingham Public Library card.

Whatcom County Library System cards are valid at all Bellingham Public Library locations. Bellingham Public Library Cards are valid at any branch of the Whatcom County Library System. (Exception: remote access to subscription databases is limited to resources available at the library system that issued the card).

What you need to obtain a card:

Adult applicants will need to provide photo ID and proof of current address.

Youth (under 18):

An organization or agency:

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