September is Library Card Sign-Up Month at SDCL

Female University Student Sitting on a Library Floor Reading a Book

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month at San Diego County Library. A library card is one of the most valuable cards you can own. Last fiscal year SDCL provided over $103 million in services to the community.  That’s $74.8 million in books, movies, and music CDs, $23.7 million in computer access, and $5.1 million in free classes and events.

Your library card gives you free access to a network of 42 million books, DVD movies and music CDs, and can be used at any of our branches, bookmobiles,  and 24/7 Library to Go kiosks. An SDCL library card also offers access to eBooks, eAudiobooks, digital magazines, a variety of databases, and Career Online High School which offers adults the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and career certificate online.

This year we are celebrating Library Sign-Up Month by unveiling five new library cards featuring San Diego County Library customers reading a book and opening up their imagination to endless possibilities. Come in today and join the 5.4 million customers who visit our 33 branches, 2 bookmobiles, and 2 24/7 Library to Go kiosks.

Felicity Potter is one of the over 75,000 library cardholders who visit the San Marcos Library every day.  For her and her family, the library is a place to have fun, learn new things, and connect with library staff.  “My family and I have been coming to the San Marcos Library for years. My children have grown up with different storytimes and activities. We love the San Marcos Library—we always feel at home and the librarians are so helpful and nice. They truly want us to enjoy reading and our library experiences,” said Ms. Potter.


For information about San Diego County Library, visit To learn more about how you can get an SDCL Library card, visit

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