Special-edition Placer County library cards available to new members in September

Published on August 31, 2017

In celebration of national Library Card Sign-up Month in September, the Placer County Library will issue 1,000 special-edition, black library cards. The cards are for first-time cardholders and will be available while supplies last.

Getting a library card is free, quick and easy at any Placer County library in the communities of Applegate, Auburn, Colfax, Foresthill, Granite Bay, Kings Beach, Penryn, Rocklin and Tahoe City, or at the Bookmobile.

For further convenience, guests can download the library card application and bring it with them to the library.

A Placer County library card offers free, instant access to:

  • An online lending library with thousands of eBooks and eAudio

  • Over 8 million songs available to stream or download

  • Over 100 digital magazines to enjoy at your leisure

  • Live tutoring, skill building and writing lab

  • Preparation for General Education Development (GED) and United States citizenship tests

  • Specialized databases for vehicle repair and legal information

  • More than 200,000 physical items including current books, DVDs, CDs, magazines and more!