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Congratulations to Chris B., winner of our 2014 #bestcardinLA sweepstakes!

Library Card Sign-up Month Sweepstakes
Share a photo and tell us why your library card is the best card in Los Angeles. You could win a special gift from The Library Store! Use hashtag #bestcardinLA @lapubliclibrary on Twitter and #bestcardinLA @losangeleslibrary on Instagram to enter sweepstakes. 

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Sweepstakes ends September 30, 2014 at 11:59:59 p.m. PT. The Library Store has generously donated a gift pack valued at about $100. One winner will be selected randomly from among all entries on or about October 1, 2014. The winner and all entrants give permission to use their name, likeness, entry, and photographs for promotional purposes without further compensation.

Your library card gives you free and easy access to information, ideas, books and technology.
With your library card you can:

Check out more than 6 million books, audiobooks, periodicals, DVDs and CDs

Download digital magazines with Zinio

Download music in mp3 format with Freegal Music

Take online classes with Gale Courses and Universal Class

Stream movies, music and e-audiobooks with Hoopla Digital

Download e-books and e-audiobooks with OverDrive, Axis360 and OneClickDigital

Learn a new language with Mango Languages and Powerspeak Languages

Take interactive practice exams with LearningExpress Library and Gale’s Testing Center

Get online tutoring with

Access our homework and research databases

Use library computers and Internet

Read digital graphic novels, comic books and manga with ComicsPlus

Read newspapers from all over the world with PressDisplay

Get your high school diploma with Career Online High School

Access e-books, articles, images, photographs, maps, pamphlets, and more with BiblioBoard

Find your family roots with HeritageQuest Online

How to apply for a library card?
Pre-register online and pick up your card at any of our 73 libraries. Library cards are free for California residents.