Apply for a Power Card!


You can apply online.

Minors age 15 and under will need an adult sponsor age 18 or over.

To pick up your card, please bring a photo ID and proof of residency or property ownership to your nearest branch with 10 days of application (see acceptable IDs)

Non-residents who are active in U.S. Armed Forces and their family members are eligible for a FREE library card. Bring your Military ID Card and proof of address to the library to get your card.

Library card customers must abide by the library’s circulation policy and be responsible for items borrowed by themselves or minors that they sponsor. Library card customers must inform the library of address changes promptly. Only parents or legal guardians can view minor’s library records. Email addresses are used for library business only and not shared with outside organizations. All personal information is kept confidential under Georgia Code Section 24-9-46.

Your Power Card lets you...

Check something out of our collection of over 500,000 items.

Manage your account online through My Account.

Access library databases from your home or office.

Print or copy in any of our branches.

Place holds for items that are checked out, on order or at another branch.

Obtain materials from libraries nationwide through Interlibrary Loan.


Islands Library will be closed Monday, September 22, and will reopen Tuesday, October 14, at their new location at 50 Johnny Mercer Blvd. (Whitemarsh Island Rd. & Johnny Mercer Blvd.)

Help us move the Islands Library's books!

Check out as many books as you can from the old branch between now and its closing and return those items to the new branch after it opens. All items checked out at the Islands branch between now and its closing get a special six-week loan period.