Need instant access to our research databases, eBooks, audiobooks, and other online resources?

Get a temporary Self-Registered eCard!

FCPL's eCards are available only to Fresno County residents, ages 13 and older.

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Please note: When you click on one of the links above, you will be taken to a registration form on the San Joaquin Valley Library System (SJVLS) website. Fresno County Public Library is a member of SJVLS, which allows for resource-sharing between multiple library systems.

Digital Cards are good for 6 months. To convert your digital card to a permanent free library card, please visit one of our library branches.

If you currently have a FCPL card, no need to reapply. Your card already provides you access to all of our online resources as well as our branch collections. For help, please contact us.

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Instant Digital Card for Libby/OverDrive

Fresno County residents ages 18 and up can get immediate one-year access to the Library's collection of eBooks and audiobooks by using a mobile phone number. To sign up with your mobile number in the free Libby app:

  • Download Libby from the Apple App Store or Google Play, or access Libby in a web browser.
  • In Libby, find Fresno County Public Library.
  • Sign up by entering your mobile number.

Instant Digital Cards are good for one year. For continued access, sign up for a permanent free library card at one of our library branches.

Moving eBook loans and holds to a new card

To move your Libby/OverDrive loans and holds to a new card, please email us for assistance.

To move your cloudLibrary loans and holds to a new card, please email cloudLibrary Support.

In your email, please provide:

  • Your new library card number and
  • Your previous card number (or your mobile number, if you used it to sign into Libby or OverDrive)