Educator library cards

Educator cards:

  • ​are ​separate from personal library cards
  • ​have ​six-week loan ​and renewal ​period​s
  • ​do not have late fines​
  • ​may have up to 40 holds at a time
  • ​may have up to 2 lost items removed with no charge each year
  • ​are ​for borrowing materials to use with ​your students​

Who can get an educator card? People who:

  • teach children in childcare or kindergarten through grade 12
  • live or teach in Multnomah County or the library's service area
  • homeschool
  • teach in their community, including
    • After school services, such as YMCA, Boys and Girls Club, and SUN programs
    • GED or literacy programs

To get an educator card, visit a Multnomah County Library location with photo identification. Please bring one of these items with you -- or talk to us about options:

  • School or childcare identification
  • School or childcare pay stub
  • Letter on school or childcare letterhead from the school administrator or childcare director
  • Homeschooling letter from the Education Service District (ESD)
  • Oregon State Child Care Division certification

Educator cards cannot be used for:

  • group access to Multnomah County Library subscription databases
  • interlibrary loans
  • additional internet computer time at the library