Library Cards

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Nevada County Community Library provides access to eBooks, eAudiobooks, magazines, online learning, and resource tools for all ages - 24/7. Temporary (30 day) library cards are available and can be used for a selection of digital resources. 

Applications for a Nevada County Community Library Card are available at all branch locations or you can Apply for a Library Card Online.

If completed an online library card please note the following:

  • Remember to write down your temporary login: PACREG#####.
  • A physical library card with access to all materials will be mailed with instructions on how to activate within 30 days of temporary card issuance. 
  • Most of the digital resources are available with temporary cards.

Note: In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection act, you must be 13 or older in order to complete the library card registration.

Patrons, whether resident or non-resident of Nevada County, are eligible for a free library card. Library cards expire every 3 years and are subject to the following conditions.
  1. Age Requirements
  2. Proof of Residency
  3. Borrower Type Limits
  4. Proof of Address/Borrower Type
  5. Check Out/ Replacement


Children must be 5 to 17 years of age. Minors must have the application signed by a parent or legal guardian with a California driver’s license or California ID card. This person should be aware that they are financially responsible until the child is 18.


Adults are 18 and older. When a child turns 18, he or she needs to complete a new form and his or her record is to be updated. In this instance, a replacement card may be issued at no charge.