Getting Your Card


Types of Membership 

In addition to regular memberships for adults, we offer special options for youth and for businesses and institutions.

Applying for Membership

There are two ways to apply for a CADL membership: online or at a branch.

Apply Online

This option is available to both resident and non-resident youth and adults. After submitting the application, you will receive a number that can be used to access digital services and place three holds immediately. Then, within the next 21 days:

  • Resident adults must verify the account by uploading images of your photo ID and proof of residency via our online account renewal form or visiting a library to verify in person. Once that step is completed, your membership can be used for all CADL services. If you do not verify it, the account will expire.
  • Resident youth must verify by visiting a library with the guardian/parent whose information was submitted on the application. If you do not verify it, the account will expire.
  • Non-residents must visit a CADL branch to purchase a membership. Unless that step is completed, the account will expire.

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Apply at a Branch

Bring a current photo ID with proof of your address to any CADL branchResidents will receive a four-year membership card. Non-residents may purchase a membership.

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Membership Rewards 

CADL members can save on Broadway shows, concerts, birthday packages and more! Check out our current offers