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Your Chula Vista Library Card

How to get a Card:

Fill out the online application and bring your Driver’s License or photo ID and
proof of your current address to any Chula Vista Public Library branch.

Examples of proof of address:

  • payroll check
  • utility bill (water, telephone, gas, rent, etc.)
  • car insurance
  • car registration or change of address card

A library card is free for California residents, $20 a year for non-residents.

All library materials except DVDs may be renewed twice unless the material is on hold and others are waiting.

Call the automated Renewal Line (619) 409-5957

or go to Your Library Account in the catalog.

Items can be renewed any time of day 24/7.

Borrowing and Loan Periods

For all materials (except DVDs) loan period is 21 days

DVDs -

  • Loan period is 7 days (limit of 10 DVDs)

  • To add the DVD checkout option to your card
    1. Pay borrowing fee ($20/year or $5 for 3 months)
    2. You must be at least 18 years old


Overdue Fees
per day per item

Other fees


Children’s Items



$20.00 per year or
$5 for 3 months or
$1 per item checked out

  Adult Items





Non Resident Fee




Replacement Card


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