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Homebound - Library Cards

The Santa Cruz Public Libraries offers homebound library cards for individuals who are unable to visit the Library due to disability or extended illness. Special homebound borrower cards are available for those individuals.

Who Can Apply

Any person in the Santa Cruz Public Libraries service area who is unable to visit one of the Library's branches or the bookmobile due to a physical disability, frailty or extended illness.

How to Apply

An individual who wishes to apply for a Homebound Library Card may call the Library's Outreach office at 427-7721 or print out and mail the application below.

Send Application to:
Outreach Services
Santa Cruz Public Libraries
117 Union Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Circulation Privileges

Library materials checked out to homebound borrowers have an extended loan period and are exempt from overdue fines.

Card Expiration

Homebound cards are good for four years.

Available at these branch libraries:

Last updated on April 1, 2024

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