Library Cards Are Not Just For Adults!





Do you know that parents can request a library card for their child at any age? 

“The single most significant factor influencing a child’s early educational success is an introduction to books and being read to at home prior to beginning school.” - The Report of the National Commission on Reading


Getting a library card is easy and the first card is free! 

Step 1: Fill out a registration form for each individual who wants a card. Registration Forms are available in both English and Spanish.  

Step 2: You can download a registration form by clicking one of the links above, and can be filled out online.

Step 3: Please be aware that you will not be able to save this data, and therefore; you will need to print this information. If you do not have a computer, you can fill out an application at any Harris County Public Library. 

Step 4: Sign your library card application.  Parents must sign the library card application for anyone under 18 years of age. 

Step 5: Bring the completed form along with proof of mailing address to any branch library. Cards are issued at the time of application, and you may check out materials that day!