With your LA County Library card, you can download or stream eBooks, eAudiobooks, magazines, music, and movies on your computer, tablet, or phone. It's free and you'll never have to worry about overdue fines! You'll need a library card in good standing and a PIN to access most downloadable & streaming content.
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How do I get a library card?To receive a library card you can fill out an application in person at any Los Angeles Public Library location, or download the application form , fill it out and bring it in to any location, or pre-register over the Internet by visiting the Library's Web Pre-Registration Page. If you only want access to online resources, and are a resident of the City of Los Angeles, you can get an eCard online. Library cards are free for California residents. More information...
How do I download e-materials?Depending on your device and the e-material format, there are several e-Media collections available. More Information, and help links for each service, can be found here.
Through its Central Library and 72 branches, the Los Angeles Public Library provides free and easy access to information, ideas, books and technology that enrich, educate and empower every individual in our city's diverse communities.
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