Library Card Sign-up: 3 Reasons Why You Want to Do It

September is the month when many new people are moving into the area. Invite your new neighbors and friends to register for a library card for three main reasons: information, connections, and contributions!

INFORMATION: The first, most obvious and indisputable reason to get a library card is for free access to information: books (both in print and digital form), moviesdatabases, computers, printers, librarians, and more!

CONNECTIONS: You will be more aware of free public events and classes throughout all of King County, meeting community members/organizations and friendly library staff. 

CONTRIBUTIONS: Last but not least, with the above-mentioned information and connections, using the public library's resources more helps our community build even more robust resources and services. This ultimately benefits all of us NOW and using your local library supports the education of FUTURE generations, too.

September is Library Card Sign-up Month! While your new neighbors and friends are getting new library cards for information , connections and contributions, you can check these entertaining books about libraries.

Free for All

Curious about the inside story of libraries? Oddballs, geeks, and gangstas in public libraries are in this book.

Reads Well With Others

Here is a comic version of everyday public library life. First started as web comic strips, Overdue (Title later changed to Unshelved) has gained popularity both with staff and patrons of libraries for its hilarious outcomes based on realistic situations. (Tip: Title search catalog for Unshelved to find more of the comic strips.)

D.W.'s Library Card

When Arthur's little sister D.W. learned how to write her full name, it is time for a new library card! Her helpful big brother Arthur eventually teaches her how to take care of the library books she checked out.

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