Online Library Card Registration and e-Card Services

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The Contra Costa County Library rolled out its e-Card service on July 1, 2006. This new service allows customers to pre-register for a library card before visiting a library, to gain immediate access to our electronic resources, and to place online holds.

The e-Card is an electronically produced and distributed library card that offers significant, but limited access to our resources. With an e-Card the customer may access electronic resources and place holds in the online catalog remotely. The e-Card is not available to check out materials, use the Books by Mail service, and/or reserve, access, or print from the Library’s Internet workstations. A full-access library card is needed for these services.