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To Get a Library Card During the Covid-19 Pandemic:
1. Fill out the application online By Clicking Here.

2. E-Mail a photo of your state ID to Circulation Department by Clicking Here. (cmorris@coronado.ca.us) If you are active duty military or military dependent, please include your DOD number or military ID.


3. Within 24-48 hours, you will receive your library card barcode and PIN and will be able to access our entire catalog and online services.




New Library Card Requirements

CA Residents (Free Cards) - Application
  • Adult- must be 18 years or older. Must show CA Driver’s license or CA State ID and provide one piece of mail with current address.
  • Child/Teen- Must have parent or guardian present. Parent must have a library card and sign for the child.

Military and Military Dependent (Free Cards) - Application
  • Military- Must have Driver’s License or State ID (Any State) and Active Duty Military ID. You must also provide command address.
  • Military Dependent- Must have Driver’s License or State ID (Any State) with military ID and one piece of mail with current address.
  • Child/Teen- Military Dependent- Must have parent or guardian present. Parent must have a library card and sign for the child.

Non-Resident ($10 Card) - Application
  • Adult- Must be 18 years or older. Must show Driver’s License or State ID (US Only) and provide one piece of mail or documentation showing a CA address.
  • Child/Teen- Must have parent or guardian present. Parent must also have a library card and sign for the child. Child card also costs $10.
Multiple Home Ownership
Adults who have an out of state Driver’s License (ex. Arizona) but also OWN property in CA may get a free library card if they provide proof of ownership such as a tax receipt, deed or any official documentation.

Replacement cards cost $5.

Loan Periods
Books 28 days Five 28 day renewals free
New Books 14 days Five 14 day renewals free
CDs-Playaway 28 days Five 14 day renewals free
DVD-BluRay 7 days Five renewals free
Magazines 7 days Five renewals only back issues
Renewals are not allowed on items which have holds by other patrons.

Notices of arrived holds, items due soon and overdue can be made by phone, e-mail or text.  Click for instructions to receive text messages for notices.

Fines & Fees Summary  (Complete Schedule of Fines/Fees)
Circulation Fees
Non-resident (outside of CA) library card - $10.00
Interlibrary loans - $5


Overdue Materials Fines
1- Children and Teen materials - 5 cents per day
2- Adult materials - 20 cents per day
3- DVDs - $1 per day (maximum fine of $25)


Other Fees/Fines 
1- Collection agency service charge - $10
2- Returned check fine - $25
3- Replacement library card - $5


Lost Material Fees
1- Processing fee (in addition to item replacement charge) - $12
2- Processing fee for magazines (in addition to replacement charge) - $5
3- CD or DVD case - $5
4- CD or DVD liner notes - $5


Damaged Material Fees
1- Material processing fee for damaged materials - $5
2- Magazines - $3
3- Barcode labels - $5
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