Your Library Card

Your Catawba County Library Card is your free pass to our entire collection both in person and online.

If you already have a card, you can login to your account here.

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Anyone who lives or works in Catawba County, as well as those living in Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, Iredell, or Lincoln County can obtain a full access library card at any branch of the Catawba County Library System. Simply bring a photo id and proof of address to the branch of your choice. (A valid North Carolina driver's license or state ID is the preferred source of identification).

Parents may apply for cards for their minor children and are responsible for any materials checked out on their children's cards.

Can’t find it here? Did you know that Catawba County residents are also eligible to obtain a FREE library card from the Hickory Public Library, Lenoir-Rhyne University Library, and the Catawba Valley Community College Library?