Your Library Card

Your Ticket to the World

Gold Coast Public Library district residents can obtain a library card, free of charge, and enjoy all card holder benefits. Cards may also be issued to temporary residents, business owners, property owners, or persons employed in the library district. Required proof of identification and address verification vary, as do privileges, number of cards issued, and expiration date

To obtain your Gold Coast library card, please bring to the library a Driver's License  and a qualified additional form of identication which could include:

  • Current Utility Bill
  • Current Bank Statement
  • Property Tax Bill
  • Lease, Rent, Mortgage Agreement


For additional forms of identification and our full set of borrowing policies, please click here.

Fill out an application and receive your new Gold Coast Library Card. Individuals under 18 must have an adult sign the application.

You can also print out the library card application and fill it out before coming to the library:


Gold Coast Public Library Mobile Services


Never forget to renew your children’s books, CDs or DVDs again.


Receive text message reminders via your mobile phone.
Renew available items by texting back one word: Renew
It’s that simple!


In addition, mobile services allows Gold Coast Library patrons to search the library catalog and view their patron records from anywhere, at any time.


Mobile services includes: full search capabilities, item information display, patron record display, renewal and request capabilities. Sign up this new mobile service today on the Gold Coast Public Library’s web page catalog.


Here’s step-by-step instructions to sign up for text message access:

1.  Go to
2.  Click on the round “My Account” button at the top of the library’s web site
3.  Enter a Bar Code (no spaces)
4.  Enter a Pin (password)
5.  Click on the “Submit” button
6.  Under the “My Record” heading, click on the “Modify Personal Information” button
 7. A new box will pop up
8.  Enter a mobile phone number
9.  Below the phone number notice these words: “Mobile Alerts via SMS.”
10. Click on the down arrow next to those words
11.  Click to “Opt In” by reading the disclaimer
12.  Check the “Opt in” box
12.  Scroll to the bottom and hit “Submit”
10.  Click on “Close Window” to exit

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