Get a Library Card

Información sobre su tarjeta

Register Online

Any Colorado resident or student attending a Colorado college or university may obtain a free Denver Public Library Card.

Register online to:

  • Place holds on (request) materials in the online catalog
  • Download eBooks, Audio eBooks, Magazines and stream movies.
  • Stream and download local music from Volume Denver
  • Search research databases

Online registration remains active for 4 years.

A physical library card is required to:

To receive your library card, present photo identification and verification of Colorado address at any of our locations. Applicants 13 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian with picture ID and proof of address.

Other types of cards:

  • Children, ages 5-18, who sign up for a MY Denver Card at Denver Parks and Recreation may activate it for library use
  • Businesses and Organizations may apply for a shared Group/Business card

For more information about your rights and library card privileges see the Privacy and Borrower's policies.