Get a Library Card

Library cards are free to residents of Douglas County, Nebraska. If you are not a Douglas County, Nebraska, resident, see our nonresident options. Find out how to report a lost or stolen library card and/or how to replace it.

While libraries are closed due to COVID-19, only eCards will be available. 


Douglas County residents can get an eCard online. An eCard provides instant access to digital materials and does not provide borrowing privileges of physical items and or holds on physical items. If you would like to place holds on print items and participate in curbside service, please call 402-444-4800 and provide your barcode, name, birth date and address. Patrons who already have an Omaha Public Library card do not need an eCard.

To receive a library card:

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