Discover the many benefits of your free Georgia public library card!

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There’s something for everyone at the library!

Your free Georgia public library card is the key to discovering and learning at your library, online and at great places around the state.

With your library card, you can learn new job skills, go to story time with your kids, research your next school project, learn a language, get free admission to great places across Georgia and much more.

One card, many benefits.

  • Learn new job and computer skills

  • Help your kids do better in school

  • Explore your family tree

  • Check out passes for free admission to State Parks, the Carlos Museum, Go Fish Center, Center for Puppetry Arts and more

  • Access books, e-books, movies and music

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The easiest way to get a library card is to simply visit your local library and apply!

PINES Library Cards

Learn more about PINES, and apply for a card at your library.

Non-PINES Library Cards

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PINES library cards are available to all Georgians and provide access to resources all over the state.

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Through our partnership with Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites, patrons can use their library card to borrow Park Passes to visit and enjoy state parks.


Through partnerships with organizations across the state, Georgia’s public libraries provide families the chance to spend time together while saving money.

With your free library card, you can check out passes for free and reduced-cost entry to places like Zoo Atlanta, Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites, The Center for Puppetry Arts, the Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University and more.

These partnerships are popular, so check with your local library for details and availability.

Library Value Calculator

Library Value Calculator

Your library card can save you money while providing opportunities to learn and have fun with your family. Use the Library Value Calculator to see exactly how much you can save.
Library Value Calculator

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This service and other Georgia Public Library Service programs are partially assisted with funds from the Library Services and Technology Act through the Institute of Museum and Library Services.