Get or Renew Cards

Get a free Library card

  • Apply in person at any Lafayette Library service desk.
  • Bring proof of Colorado residency to activate your card.
  • Computer-access-only cards are available if you don’t wish to borrow items.
  • Colorado residents must have their own computer or borrowing card to use the public computers. (Guest passes are available for out-of-state visitors.)
  • Accounts are for an individual, not a family. Children under 17 must be accompanied by a parent to get a borrowing card but may obtain a computer access card without a parent present.
  • Colorado residents only may make a temporary online card to place holds or start using online resources; please visit to replace this card with one that allows you full privileges and longer borrowing terms.

Renew or replace a card

To renew, or to report a lost card, call 303-661-1163 to verify your current contact information, or stop by any service desk. Replacement cards are available free of charge at any Library service desk.

What can I do with my card?

Some services limited to Lafayette resident cardholders. See staff for more information.

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