Interested in checking out books from our libraries? We offer free library cards to affiliates of some academic institutions and membership organizations. You can also purchase a library card.
To apply, download our application and bring it to any Ask Us desk.
(If you're at the UA, no need to apply - your CatCard is automatically your library card).
|Affiliation||Cost||Loan period||Borrow up to|
|Arizona State University students
Northern Arizona University students
|None||21 days||75 items|
|Pima Community College students||$50/semester||21 days||75 items|
Faculty teaching at least one credit at:
|None||180 days||250 items|
|Spouse of UA faculty & staff members||None||180 days||250 items|
|Students & faculty at GWLA institutions||None||21 days||25 items|
|Community user – level 1
(borrowing privileges only)
|$125/year||21 days||25 items|
|Community user – level 2
(borrowing privileges and computer access)
|$250/year||90 days||75 items|
|Arizona businesses||$500/year||90 days||75 items|
Library card holders receive unlimited computer access during public hours at the Main, Science-Engineering, and Fine Arts Libraries (with the exception of Community User - Level 1). We also offer free computer cards for visitors wishing to use our public computer area in the Main Library.
Contact us right away if you lose your library card to prevent others from using your account. You can get a replacement card for $10 at any of our Ask Us desks.