Out of Area Library Card

Friends of St. Louis Public Library - Out of Area Library Card

When you become a Friend of St. Louis Public Library (SLPL) at the Mark Twain level ($60) or above, one of the many benefits is the eligibility for an Out of Area Library Card.

Your Out of Area Library Card gives you access to SLPL’s impressive collection of books, ebooks, audiobooks, digital materials, databases, software, games, movies, music, and more! 

How to become a Friend of St. Louis Public Library

Make a donation at or above the Mark Twain level., opens a new window

Check the box saying “I would like an out-of-area card.”

Please wait 5-7 business days. As soon as we receive your Friends gift, we will begin processing your card application. You will receive your card in the mail along with your tax letter thanking you for your donation. 

Using Your Out-of-Area Library Card

Upon receiving your card, use the barcode located on the back to log in and set up your account. If you have any questions about using your card, please contact SLPL Customer Service at 314-241-2288 or email customerservice@slpl.org, opens a new window.

All Friends' gifts are qualified charitable contributions, per U.S. Tax Code section 501 (c)(3), and are tax deductible. Donations are not to be construed as a fee for service.

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