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Library Card Information
Getting Your Library Card

Library cards are free to Charleston County residents, business owners, property owners, students, teach
ers of accredited K-12 grade schools, members of the military and employees of Charleston County.

Stop by any branch location to apply for your card. To receive a card, you must present valid identification showing proof of your current address. Applications for children age 11 and under require a signature from a parent or guardian.
If you are a South Carolina resident living outside of Charleston County, you can obtain a library card by paying an annual fee of $40.

Library cards are good for one year and can be renewed at no cost.

Click here to apply for a library card online. 

Your Library Card Account
By entering your library card number and PIN, you can:

  • View items currently checked out
  • Review due dates
  • Renew items (some restrictions apply)
  • View items on reserve
  • Delete unwanted reserves
  • Check your account for fines
  • Receive or Change your PIN.