COVID Notice

As buildings reopen in a limited capacity, please note there are no fines at this time. We are open online 24/7 and will continue Contactless services.

Get a Library Card

Statewide Library Cards are Free to Maryland Residents

Apply at Any Cecil County Public Library Location 

Cecil County public Library: My Award-Winning Library

You can print out a library card application from home in English or in Spanish! Please bring a government-issued photo ID.

We charge $35 per year for out-of-state residents wishing to obtain a library card. This fee is waived for Cecil County Public School teachers who live outside Maryland. Teachers should bring their CCPS ID card when applying for a library card.

Cecil County residents without existing cards can sign up for an Online Card. Learn more or sign up online

All Cecil County Public School students and educators receive a free virtual library card. For more information, click here.

We also welcome library cards from any other Maryland county public library. However, we will need to enter your information into our system to activate your card. Please present your library card and government-issued photo ID that shows proof of Maryland residence to desk staff to begin using your card within the Cecil County Public Library system.