GETTING A LIBRARY CARD
A library card gives borrowing and usage privileges at the library and provides remote access to the library’s online resources. Library cards are required for checking out materials, using our computer center and have access to our study rooms. Residents of California may obtain a library card upon presentation of a current picture ID and proof of address.
LIBRARY CARD REQUIREMENTSA library card will be issued upon presentation of the following:
Current Picture Identification
Address Verification (must include applicant's name)
Parents or guardians must be present to sign application and show their ID and proof of address for teens and children under 18 years of age.
The National City Public Library is not connected with any other libraries in the San Diego County Area. You may only use your card at the National City Public Library.
Lost CardsPlease report lost or stolen cards immediately to the Circulation Desk at (619) 470-5820.
TYPES OF LIBRARY CARDS
Full Privilege CardOne of the following:
andone of the following to showproof of address:
P.O. Box not accepted asProof of Address
Temporary Card(limited to a 5 item checkout)One of the following:
P.O. Box not accepted as Proof of Address
Computer Access CardComputer Center &Study Room Access Only
BORROWING PROCEDURES, LOAN PERIODS, AND ITEM LIMITSA National City Public Library card must be presented at all times to checkout materials. Patrons are responsible for all materials loaned on their card. Please notify the library promptly of any change of address or phone number.Loan Periods
25 items may be borrowed at a time on a Full Privilege Card with the following restrictions:
All library materials EXCEPT Feature Films may be renewed ONE time. Documentary Films and Test Reviewers may be renewed for an additional 7 days, as long as the item is not on HOLD. All other Items are renewed for 14 days.
Renewals can be made as follows:At the LibraryItems may be renewed in person. You must have your library card with you. If no library card is presented a valid picture ID may be used to access you account.Over the PhoneLibrary card number will be needed to renew items over the phone on date due. If items you are renewing are overdue a fine will be posted to your account.OnlineYou will need your library card number and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) to access your account online. If items are overdue renewals will not be processed. If you need assistance, please contact the Circulation Desk at (619) 470-5820.
FINES AND FEES
Overdue Fines per day/item - Adult - Children and Young Adult - Books on Tape - Spoken Words, Playaways - Music CDs - Videos/DVDs - Test Reviewers Lost or Damaged Material Replacement Fees - Periodicals - Cataloged Paperbacks - Music CDs - Hard Cover Books - Audio Tapes - Videos/DVDs - Blu-ray - Playaways - Spoken Words Other Fees - Unrewound Videos - Computer Access Card Replacement - Full Privilege and Temporary Card Replacement
$0.25 $0.10 $0.10 $3.00 $1.00 $3.00 $1.00
$10.00 $25.00 $25.00 $30.00 $35.00 $30.00 $45.00 $65.00 $75.00 $1.00 $1.00 $2.00
City Hall, 1243 National City Blvd, National City, California 91950 | Phone: (619) 336-4241 Fax: (619) 336-4239