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Get a library card

You can use your library card to borrow materials from the library and access digital resources and other technology.

Library cards are free if you’re a resident, go to school, work or own property in Mississauga.

If you are a resident of Mississauga, your card is renewed every two years.

If you are not a resident of Mississauga, your card is renewed every year. For non-residents who do not work, go to school or own property in Mississauga, library cards are $40 per year.

Get a virtual library card

If you do not have a Mississauga Library card, you can instantly get a virtual library card to access digital items such as ebooks, audiobooks, movies, music, magazines, newspapers and more.

What you need to bring

To get a library card, bring identification with your name and address to any library location. If you’re not a resident, bring proof of employment, property ownership or attendance at a school in Mississauga.

Renew your library card

Library cards are renewed every 2 years. To renew, take your library card to any Mississauga library location and show proof of name and address. See list of acceptable ID below.

Virtual cards are also renewed every 2 years. To renew a virtual card please email Support.Library@mississauga.ca or call any Library location. Please include your card number, full name, address, phone number and email.

You will receive notification when it is time to renew.

Accepted ID

  • A valid Ontario driver’s licence
  • A valid Ontario photo card

If you do not have a valid Ontario driver’s licence or photo card, you must present one piece of identification from each of the two lists below.

Accepted proof of identity

  • Birth certificate
  • Citizenship card
  • Employer-issued photo ID card
  • Old age security identification card (senior’s card)
  • Passport
  • Permanent resident card
  • SIN card
  • Student ID card
  • Status card
  • First Nation or Band Member card

Accepted proof of address

  • Any benefit statement issued by the Government of Canada
  • Bank account statement
  • Employer record (pay stub or letter from employer)
  • Insurance policy
  • Driver’s licence
  • Mortgage, rental or lease agreement
  • Property tax assessment or bill
  • School report card or transcript
  • Utility bill

To update your address you must visit a library location with an accepted proof of address.

Lost or damaged library cards

If your card is lost, damaged or stolen, you can bring your ID to the library and pay a fee of $2 to replace it.

Updating your library account

You can change your email or phone number online by logging into your account, or by calling or visiting your library location.

Your PIN

Your PIN is a 4 digit number that you use when you access the Library catalogue, LibbyOverdrive and many other virtual resources online. Your PIN is usually the last 4 digits of the phone number on your account. If you have an email on record, you can change your PIN via this link.