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Register Online for a Temporary Card

1.  When a user clicks on the My Account button, a popup with the > Register online link will appear.

Click My Account first, and then click Register Online in the pop up box


2.  Simply fill out the formPlease note the Date of birth format below is Day – Month – Year.  At this time, the format cannot be changed.

3.  A confirmation email from the library with the activation link will be sent instantly when you hit the > OK button.

4. The temporary card is only active once they have clicked the bottom link in the confirmation email sent to the user with the email address provided during the registration.

Activation email


Rules for a Temporary Card

1.  Online cards may only be used to access digital content (cannot be used to sign-in to Overdrive, Libby, Kanopy, LinkedIn Learning or Udemy) and to place holds in the catalog.

2. Online cards are incomplete and only good for 2 months.

3. To complete the registration process and receive a permanent library card, please visit the nearest library and bring the following requirements:

  • A picture ID, such as a driver's license, school ID, military ID or passport.
  • Proof of address, such as a driver's license, voter registrations, or mail that has been received at the patron's residence.
  • Note that the Library will not accept mail received at a U.S. mailbox or commercial mail drop box as proof of residency in East Baton Rouge Parish.