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Library Cards

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A Cerritos library card is available without charge to anyone who lives or owns property within the City of Cerritos. Citizens who attend school in Cerritos, work in Cerritos, work for the ABC School District or are an employee or student at Cerritos College or attend any ABC Unified School District school also qualify for a free library card. Those who do not qualify for a free library card may purchase a card for $100 a year.

To obtain or renew a Cerritos library card, the following information is required:
  • Valid California Driver's License with Current Address OR
  • Valid California I.D. Card with Current Address AND
  • Proof of age for minors and a photocopy of parent's orguardian's California Driver's License,
  • Proof of age may be in the form of a certified copy of a birth record or a statement by the local
    registrar or a county recorder certifying the date of birth, or a baptism certificate duly attested,
  • or a passport, or, when none of the foregoing is obtainable, an affidavit of the parent, guardian
  • or custodian of the minor. In addition one of the following forms of identification is required:
  • Utility Bill (postmarked within 60 days)
  • Rent Receipt, Escrow Papers or Property Tax Bill (postmarked within 60 days)
  • Credit Card statement or Bank statement (postmarked within 60 days)
P L E A S E  N O T E :
  • If listed on the deed, a Non-Resident Cerritos property owner may obtain a free library card.
  • Qualifying non-residents must present proof of employment or a student I.D.
  • Items of identification must have your name and show the same address.
  • The Library cannot accept a mailing address or P.O. Box as proof of residency.
  • You are responsible for all library materials issued on this card.
  • This card is for authorized use only by the cardholder.
  • The library is not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged cards.
  • Please report loss, theft, or name/address change immediately.
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