To apply for a library card for yourself or your child,
Please read and follow these steps:

  1. Click the "Apply Now" button.
  2. Read Acknowledgement Terms and Conditions.
  3. Click on the check box to agree to Terms and Conditions
  4. Fill out all application fields
    [Fill out child's information if applying for your child].
  5. Enter the CAPTCHA verification.
  6. Click the Submit button to submit the application.
  7. Write down/print the temporary library card number provided
FAQ on Library Card Application: 

  • Please wait up to 24 hours to use your new Virtual Library Card to access any of our online services.
  • This Virtual Library Card EXPIRES in 100 days.
  • Patrons must come in-person to any Brownsville Public Library Branch  to transfer the Virtual Card into a  FULL ACCESS  Brownsville Library Card after 100 days.
  • Patrons must bring the following documentation:
    in their name. 

DocumentApply for a card