Your MCPL library card is the key to borrowing materials, downloading e-books, audiobooks, and music, using our research databases and online learning tools, and much more.

Get a Digital Library Card for Immediate Use

The Digital Library Card may be used to place holds on desired titles and use most online services.

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You are eligible for a free MCPL card — at any age — if you

  • live, work, or go to school in Montgomery County; or
  • live in Maryland, in the District of Columbia, or in Alexandria, Arlington, Falls Church, Fairfax, Loudoun, or Prince William Counties in Northern Virginia.

Read about library account eligibility and policies.

PLEASE NOTE: If you already have an active MCPL library card, you do not need to apply for a Digital Library Card.