How to Get Access (Get a Library Card)

Our resources are available for patrons of specific libraries in the North Texas/Metroplex area. Please check the individual libraries below for information on obtaining a card. To access the largest number of online resources at MORe, you can obtain a restricted library card with full digital access from the Arlington Public Library for $25/year.

Who can get a library card at the Arlington Public Library?
If you live in Arlington, Pantego or Mansfield; work or attend school at Arlington ISD, Mansfield ISD, or UTA; work for the City of Arlington; or volunteer eight hours a month, we offer free cards. Other options are available for those that still would like a library card.

Apply Online

Who can get a library card at the Grand Prairie Public Library?
You may apply online for an online access card, which will allow you to download ebooks, eaudiobooks, and use our digital resources. Full-access Grand Prairie Library cards may be obtained in person at any of our library branches. For customers ages 16 or older we must see a valid, government issued ID to issue a card; juvenile customers must have a parent fill out the card application. An online access card (which does not allow checkout of physical items) may be upgraded for free to a full access card at any Grand Prairie Library.

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Who can get a library card at the Kennedale Public Library?
Anyone over the age of 18 can apply for a library card by filling out an application in person in the Kennedale Public Library. Anyone under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian apply for a library card for themselves and then agree to sponsor the minor.

Apply in Person

Who can get a library card at the Mansfield Public Library?
Anyone who can provide a current state or federal picture ID and proof of current address can get a free Mansfield Public Library card.

Apply in Person