Apply for a Library Card

Welcome from the Alpine County Library!

To obtain a library card you may either visit the library in person, or apply for a library card ON-LINE using this formOnline applicants will receive their library card by mail. Your library card provides free access to thousands of E-resources , including our popular ZipBooks program.


We are proud to offer a Main Library in Markleeville, a branch in Bear Valley, and a Bookmobile to provides service to the Hung-a-lel-ti Community, Sierra Pines, Mad dog Café (Woodfords General Store) and Kirkwood Mountain Village.  We hope you take advantage of the many ways we serve you!

You can also print out and complete the appropriate application listed below. Simply drop off or mail  your completed application to the Library to begin enjoying our many services.

Resident (Live in Alpine County full time) Non-Resident (Live outside of Alpine and either work in the County or in a nearby community and  frequent the Alpine County Library) Student/Minor (Residents/non-residents under the age of 18) Temporary (For those working seasonally at Kirkwood or Bear Valley ski resorts or vacationing/camping in Alpine County) View the Library's Public Computer and Internet Use Policy

Explore our pages for more information on Library services. Or, call the main Library at (530) 694-2120.

We look forward to meeting you soon!

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