Need to get a library card?
A Scottsdale Public Library card is free for all Maricopa County residents.
(If you live outside of Maricopa County you can still get a Scottsdale Public Library card for a $43.00 annual fee.)
Your library card allows you to check out up to 30 library materials (including books, movies, music and eBooks) and gives you access to online subscription databases. You are able to have up to 12 items on ‘hold’ on your account, and there is a limit of 6 renewals per item. You can go to any of our five library locations to get your card.
Get a Visitor Card
Visiting from own of town? Get a Visitor Card! A Scottsdale Public Library Visitor Card provides limited access* for anyone living outside of Maricopa County that wants to use our library services temporarily.
Your Visitor Card is valid for three months and allows you to check out up to 10 physical library materials at a time (including books, movies, and music). You can have up to 10 items on 'hold' at a time on your account, and there is a limit of 6 renewals per item.
eBooks, eAudiobooks, remote access to databases, and online resources are not available with a Visitor card.
We are excited for you to get your Library card. Call us at 480-312-READ (7323). If you have any questions.