Library Cards

photograph of FVRL's physical card The Everything Card: for all FVRL resources 

Who can get one?
FVRL district residents or property owners of all ages.
How do I sign up?
Bring your current photo ID to any staffed FVRL library. Parents or guardians may use their ID to get cards for their children, but be sure to bring the children with you.
What can I do with it?
Does it expire?
No, so you'll need to remember to keep your contact information up-to-date.

A Limited Card is available for minors without ID, allowing access to our digital collection and checkout of three physical books. See our Library Privileges Policy for details.


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The eCard: for digital use only

Who can get one?
FVRL district residents or property owners who don't  have an FVRL Everything Card.
How do I sign up?
Apply online for instant access.
What can I do with it?
Does it expire?
Yes, in two years, but you can renew it.

+ What if I live outside the FVRL district?

photograph of FVRL's physical card

 

The Everything Card for Reciprocal Library Residents

Who can get one?
Anyone who lives outside the FVRL district and Camas, but within a reciprocal library system. Scroll to the bottom of Other Libraries for a current list.
How do I sign up?
At any staffed FVRL library. Bring current photo ID.
What can I do with it?
Everything you can do with an Everything Card for residents, with the exception of Hoopla and Interlibrary Loan.
Does it expire?
Yes, in two years, but you can renew it if you still qualify.

photograph of FVRL's physical card

 

The Everything Card for Non-residents

Who can get one?
Anyone who lives in an area outside the FVRL district or any reciprocal systems.
How do I sign up?
Purchase this card for a 3- or 12-month period at $11 or $44 per individual card at any staffed FVRL library. Bring current photo ID.
What can I do with it?
Everything you can do with an Everything Card for residents.
Does it expire?
Yes, when your paid period runs out. You can renew the card by paying the fee to extend your privilege.

photograph of Camas Library's physical card


Camas Library Card

Who can get one?
Anyone who lives within the Camas city limits. (Camas Public Library is its own library system, separate from FVRL.)
How do I sign up, and what can I do with it?
Camas Public Library has different rules and different online resources from FVRL, although we share a catalog. Find their latest library card information on their website.
Does it expire?
Yes, in two years, but you can renew it by verifying your contact information.

+ What if I'm an educator?

photograph of FVRL's physical card

 

The Educator Card

Who can get one?
Educators who live or work within the FVRL district may register for a special card to borrow physical materials for classroom use or curriculum support..
How do I sign up?
Apply at any staffed FVRL library. Bring current photo ID and proof that you are an educator, for instance, school staff ID or Declaration of Intent as a homeschool provider.
What can I do with it?
  • Borrow up to 100 physical items at a time, with an extended loan period of six weeks (but two renewals only).
  • Place up to 100 physical items on hold.
  • Access subscription eResources, eMagazines, music and videos via FVRL's website, except via Hoopla.
Does it expire?
Yes, in one year, but you can renew it if you're still an educator.

Read the Educator Card Brochure or print out an application for more information.

+ What if I'm just visiting?

We welcome visitors to use our online eResources in the library. Ask staff about using internet computers (time limits apply).

+ How do I use my library card?

Borrowing, Renewing and Returning Items

Requesting library items (Holds)

Receiving notices

Maintaining and using your account

Account privacy

FVRL protects the privacy of all account holders, regardless of age. If you need information about another cardholder's account (child, parent, spouse, etc.):

  • In person: You must have the library card or owner of the card with you so that he/she can give permission.
  • Via My Account: Log in with the correct library card number and PIN.
  • By Phone, Chat or Text: You must provide the cardholder's full name, card number, and PIN or date of birth.