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Applying for a Mission Viejo Library Card

Did you know that getting a Mission Viejo Library card is free to most who live in California? Give us a call if you have any questions about the information below, at (949) 830-7100, extension 5101.

In Person

Applying for a card in person is as easy as 1-2-3:

  1. Complete an application form and return it to the Library Circulation Desk.
  2. Present valid identification (current California Driver’s License or ID).
  3. Present proof of current mailing address if not on driver’s license (checkbook or utility bill).

A parent or guardian must be present to show identification and to sign for children under the age of 18. Parents or guardians can indicate on the library card application whether they give permission for the child to use the Internet at the library.

Online

To apply online:

  1. Go to our Online Catalog, then click on the My Account link at the top and select “Apply for a library card” link to complete the online form. 
  2. Come to the library within 30 days to pick up your card at the Check Out Desk.  Be sure to mention that you applied online. 
  3. Present valid identification (current California Driver's License or ID).
  4. Present proof of current mailing address if not on driver's license (e.g. a utility bill or personal checks).

A parent or guardian must be present to show identification and to sign for children under the age of 18.