Get a library card

Your Multnomah County Library card opens the door to a world of information and entertainment: books, e-books, movies, music downloads, CDs, audiobooks, online newspaper and magazine articles, library computers and more. All you need to get started is a library card. Library cards are free to residents of Multnomah County and many nearby areas

New to the library? Get a library card.

You can complete your application and pick up your library card at any library location.

Once you have your library card, you can sign up for My MCL.


Lost your library card?

Please report a lost card as soon as you can. Come in to any library to get a new card - it’s free.