Multnomah County Library cards
You can get a free library card if you live, own property, teach or go to school in:
- Clackamas County, except for Johnson City
- Hood River County
- Multnomah County
- Washington County
- Clark County
- Klickitat County
- Skamania County
- Some areas of Cowlitz County: Cities of Ariel, Cougar or Woodland, Yale Precinct
Students and educators
Are you an educator? Teachers and educators may apply for educator library cards.
Students in Multnomah County school districts may be able to use their student ID number as a library card. Learn more about Library Connect.
Limited-use library cards for Oregon residents
Full-use library cards for a fee
If you live outside the service areas above, you can get a Multnomah County Library card for $180.00 per year.
- Full checkout and hold services for all members of your household
- E-books, audiobooks, streaming media and more
- Research tools and databases
- Interlibrary loan service
Visit the library in person to complete your application and pick up your library card.
Library cards at nearby libraries
People who live in these areas may get free library cards at all these libraries:
- Camas Public Library
- Fort Vancouver Regional Library District (FVRL)
- Hood River County Library District
- Library Information Network of Clackamas County (LINCC)
- Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS)
You must register for a library card at each library system.
Items must be returned to the library system where they were checked out.
Other library systems have different registration requirements, rules and fees.