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If you are a employee of Douglas County, Nebraska or the City of Omaha, Nebraska, and you have never had an Omaha Public Library card, the application below is for you.
  • If you are not a employee or resident of Douglas County, Nebraska, please click here to see available options.
  • If you have had an Omaha Public Library account before, please do not use the application below. Click here for instructions about how to report a lost or stolen card and/or to replace it.

If you are a new applicant who resides in Douglas County, Nebraska, once you have completed and submitted the online application below, your library card will be mailed to you. You will be given temporary on line privileges for 14 days to allow time for you to see what we have to offer and to visit one of our 12 locations to validate the account for full privileges. If you provide an email address below, once the application is processed (usually within 2-3 days) you will receive an email with your library card number and a temporary PIN so that you can begin your temporary 14-day on line access immediately!

Please fill out the form below:

Last Name:*
First Name:*
Middle Name:*(if you have no middle name, enter "none")
Former Last Name:
Birthday: (MM/DD/YYYY)*
Parent/Guardian Full Name: (required if under 19 years of age)
Current Street Address:*
Zip Code:*
Home Phone:
Work Phone:
Cell Phone:
Please check the phone number at which you can receive automated messages regarding holds or overdue items. If you do not want to receive automated calls leave this section blank.
Are you a Douglas County employee or a City of Omaha employee?* Douglas County Employee
City of Omaha Employee
May we email you about holds or overdues? Yes
May we email you about library events? Yes
Gender Male

* Fields are required.

For security purposes, at the time of card validation you will be asked to assign a PIN to your account.

Customer Responsibilities - Please Read Carefully
(You may also request a copy of these responsibilities if you wish.)
  • I understand that I am responsible for returning all Omaha Public Library materials borrowed on my Library card on time and in good condition to avoid fines, damaged or lost fees.
  • I agree to pay the applicable fines/fees if materials are damaged, lost, or returned late and I understand that unpaid fines and fees may be turned over to a collection agency.
  • I understand that it is my responsibility to contact Omaha Public Library immediately if my Library card is lost or stolen to prevent unauthorized use.
  • I understand that it is my responsibility to give immediate notice of changes in address, telephone numbers or email.
  • I understand that the Library will attempt to contact me regarding items being held for me or items that are overdue, but that such notification is a courtesy and is not guaranteed.
  • I understand that my Library account is protected by law in the State of Nebraska and that information will not be given over the telephone about my account without my account number and personal identification number (PIN).
  • I understand that the Library provides access to licensed databases and I will not allow my card to be used by another person, group or institution to access licensed databases.
Verification characters:*

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