Library Card Sign-up Month

Lcsm 2022 2 1920 1080 transparent

The Smartest Card You'll Ever Own

Here are 9 reasons why a Cuyahoga County Public Library card is the smartest card you'll ever own. Apply for a card at your local branch or apply online.

Verified online applicants will receive instant access to borrow from our collection, including access to digital content and electronic resources for research and discovery.

Apply now

1. eBooks & audiobooks

You can enjoy one of the largest collections of eBooks and audiobooks on the planet anytime, anywhere.

Start reading

2. SearchOhio

Your CCPL card lets you borrow from the collections of public libraries all over Ohio through SearchOhio.

Explore SearchOhio

3. OhioLINK

Your CCPL card lets you borrow from the collections of colleges and universities throughout Ohio.

Explore OhioLINK

4. Streaming movies & TV shows

Thousands of commercial-free streaming videos are at your fingertips 24/7/365, anywhere.

Watch now

5. Free music

Why pay for subscription services when you can stream and download music for free with your library card?

Listen now

6. Reading recommendations

In a reading rut? Find a new favorite with Read Intuit, our online reading recommendation service.

Try Read Intuit

7. LinkedIn Learning

Learn a new skill online anywhere, anytime for free with your library card.



Get one-to-one, on-demand tutoring and practice for the SAT and ACT, free with you library card.

Get started

9. We lend toys!

You can borrow from our amazing toy collection, which features hundreds of high-quality toys your kids will love.

Explore toys

Celebrate & Spread the Word

Here are a few ways you can celebrate Library Card Sign-Up Month and help spread the word about the joys of getting a library card.

Share the Love

Share the Love

Follow @Cuyahogalib on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and share your library appreciation posts with the hashtag #LibraryCardSignUpMonth to join the celebration on social media.

Learn more
Rep your library

Rep your library

Show off your love for CCPL by rockin' merch from our online store. Use promo code DISCOVER! for 20% off your order through the end of September.

Shop now

Don't have a CCPL card? Apply online.