How do I get a library card?

Your library card is your key to access materials, digital media, public computers, and so much more! The possibilities are limitless - get your card today! 

Visit our Library Card page for more information on how to get your card.

Join the Newport News Public Library

The following individuals are eligible to receive a library card:

  • Any resident of the City of Newport News
  • Any verifiable resident of the State of Virginia
  • Any out-of-state resident with a verifiable local address
  • There is no minimum age for a child to receive a library card.

There are two types of library memberships: E-Memberships and Standard Memberships. For either type of membership, begin by registering through our Online Catalog site.

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1. How do I get a library card?
2. How do I renew my items?
3. How do I volunteer at the library?
4. How do I borrow a book or DVD that NNPL doesn't own?