Library Cards

While the library is closed, please complete an online application and email to set up your account. To reset your PIN, please either request a PIN reset online (the account must have a valid email address) or contact library staff at

Usually, you must pick up your card in person (unless you are eligible for Extended Services). However, while OPL is closed due to COVID-19, please complete the online application and email to receive online access.

Library Card Applications

Text Message Updates

Replacing Lost Library Cards

If your card is lost or stolen, or if you change your name or address, notify the library immediately. 

Teacher Library Cards

The Oakland Public Library is pleased to offer Teacher Library Cards to support local educators in providing educational materials to their students.