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Submitting this form will register you for a new library card. If you already have a library card and just want to sign into your account, please use the link below to go back to the login window.

Please be advised that individuals residing outside of Allegheny County who do not have a current Access PA library card from their home library may be assessed a fee when completing their registration at the library.

To support continued access to online resources during library closures, applicants under the age of 18 will be issued temporary cards. The expiration of temporary cards issued through this application will currently be extended through June 30, 2021.
Adult Library Card Application (for new library patrons age 18 and older)

Residents of Allegheny County can register for a card here and receive instant access to a wide array of eBooks, downloadable materials, and other electronic resources. After you've registered, you can start placing holds online, or visit a library in-person to check out books, DVDs, music, and a wide variety of other resources. This card is eligible for accessing materials from any Allegheny County Library Association Library.
  • Currently this service is only for adult patrons over 18. If seeking a juvenile card, business card, or other special-use library card, please visit your local library in person.
  • If the system is unable to validate your information, you will be issued a temporary eCard that allows you access to electronic resources for 30 days. To upgrade to a card with full borrowing privileges, visit any County library with proof of ID and current address.

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