2019 Library Card Sign-Up Month

2019 National Library Card Sign-Up Month

Open a world of free treasures with your library card this month. In celebration of National Library Card Sign-Up Month, you can find us all around town registering new cardholders on the spot. Plus, we have a host of fantastic prizes we’ll raffle off all month, including a spa bag from Cloud 9 Spaan annual membership to the Cade Museum, and gift cards to Dragonfly SushiSatchel's Pizza and Boca Fiesta.


10 things to do with your library card

So what can you do with your library card? The possibilities are truly endless, but here are 10 of our favorite ways to put your card to work. 

  1. Download an audiobook or eBook with OverDrive.
  2. Book a meeting room online.
  3. Find your ancestor with our genealogy tools, including Ancestry and Heritage Online.
  4. Check out up to 100 items at a time.
  5. Take home a new flower or vegetable from our Seed Library.
  6. Download five songs per week from Freegal.
  7. Save your seat for a fun program online.
  8. Borrow up to eight DVDs at a time.
  9. Check out sensory toys for early childhood development.
  10. Enjoy auto-renewal of your borrowed items, as long as no one else is waiting for them!

Hop on the bookmobile!

Can't make it to your library or to one of our special events? You can get a card on any of our bookmobile. Find a stop near you at www.aclib.us/bookmobile-stops.

Library Card Sign-Up Events

Stop by one of our tabling locations to sign up for your own card, meet a librarian and take home some library swag!

  • Stomping Grounds Game Center
    1-3 p.m. Sundays Sept. 1, Sept. 8, Sept. 15, 501 NW 23 Ave. Suite E, Gainesville
  • Gator Storytime
    4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5 at Headquarters Branch, 401 E. University Ave., Gainesville 
  • University of Florida
    Monday, Sept. 9-Friday, Sept. 13
  • Wal-Mart
    12:30-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 5700 NW 23 St., Gainesville
  • Santa Fe College
    11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, Santa Fe College, 3000 NW 83 St., Gainesville
Illustration of an alligator reading

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