library cards

Do you live in Williamsburg, James City County, or York County? Get a library card at WRL!

Bring in a picture ID and verification of your address and apply at any of our locations or through our Mobile Library Services. Most people bring in their driver’s license but if you have just moved here, you can use a bill, lease agreement, or closing documents to verify your address. Parents should sign their kids up using their own ID and proof of address and kids should be present when they are signing up for a card.

Use your card to checkout and return books, access our downloadable resources and more! If you have any questions, please call our customer service staff 757.741.3300, option 1.

We also offer cards to William & Mary faculty, students, and staff, business owners in Williamsburg, James City County, and York County, and WJCC teachers if you don’t live in the area. Ask us for more details if you fit into one of those categories.

Already have a card with us but need to update your information? Use our account update form.

See our policies page for library card policies.

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