Apply for your Library Card Today

Option 1: Online Application

Fill out the application on our online catalog, NC Cardinal, and come into the library within 7 days to have staff complete your application and issue your library card.


Option 2: Print Application

Print and fill out a paper application and bring it into the library, or stop by to fill one out and get your card!
Online application that you can fill out online, print and bring in



Anyone can apply for a card! (individuals between the age of 5 and 15 must have parental consent and are registered as a juvenile). First time cards are FREE for Burke County Residents!

Our Registration Policy for cards can be found on our Library Policies webpage.