Library Cards

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Nevada County Community Library provides access to eBooks, eAudiobooks, magazines, online learning, and resource tools for all ages - 24/7.

Temporary (30 day) library cards are available and can be used for a selection of digital resources. 

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*Important: remember to write down your temporary login: PACREG#####.

During COVID closures, a physical library card with access to all materials will be mailed with instructions on how to activate within 30 days of temporary card issuance.  

View a short video Click here to sign up    (remember to write down temporary login information: PACREG_____ Click here to sign up     (remember to write down temporary login information: PACREG_____ on how to register for a temporary card and access a digital resource.

Note: In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection act, you must be 13 or older in order to complete the library card registration.

Most of the digital resources are available with temporary cards.

Patrons, whether resident or non-resident of Nevada County, are eligible for a free library card. Library cards expire every 3 years and are subject to the following conditions.
  1. Age Requirements
  2. Proof of Residency
  3. Borrower Type Limits
  4. Proof of Address/Borrower Type
  5. Check Out/ Replacement


Children must be 5 to 17 years of age. Minors must have the application signed by a parent or legal guardian with a California driver’s license or California ID card. This person should be aware that they are financially responsible until the child is 18.


Adults are 18 and older. When a child turns 18, he or she needs to complete a new form and his or her record is to be updated. In this instance, a replacement card may be issued at no charge.