Discover What an AC Library Card Can Do for You!

Image of children at a library reading books and the Alameda County Library card that says "Kind, Connected Humans"

September is Library Card Sign-up Month! Throughout the month, Alameda County Library joins the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide to remind everyone about the valuable resources available with a library card.   

A library card sparks creativity and inspires people of all ages to explore new passions, interests, and a path of lifelong learning. Use your AC Library card and unlock a wealth of resources and support with the following benefits:  

Did you know your AC Library card also helps you save money? With I Love Library's   Library Value Calculator, find out how much of your money is going back into your pockets each time you check out books, audiobooks, livestream movies, and more. On average, parents and caregivers save more than $2,000 over their first five years just on children’s books alone!    

Join us in this monthlong celebration by visiting your local AC Library or following us on Facebook, Instagram, or X (formerly Twitter) to learn about the benefits of having an Alameda County Library card. Don’t have an AC Library card? Anyone living, working, or going to school in California can sign up at no cost. Plus, there are no fees for overdue items.  

Discover what we have to offer by signing up today!