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Library Cards are free to residents who live within the City of Anacortes. Those who live outside of the City limits may purchase a card for $100 per year. To get a card you need to complete a registration form, either in person or sign up for one using the online form.
Yes, the Anacortes library has reciprocal borrowing agreements with La Conner, Burlington, Mount Vernon, Sedro-Woolley and the Upper Skagit Library District. Anacortes resident card holders are required to come to our library first to be approved for a reciprocal card. For more information, please call the Library at 360-293-1910.
Borrowing periods are as follows:
Popular titles in high demand are checked out for 14 days only and may not be renewed. Most other items may be renewed once online, by telephone or at the library.
You may renew most materials online through the library catalog. If you need assistance to renew the materials, call the library at 360-293-1910.
Don’t give up - ask a library staff member for assistance. We may be able to find them. If they are not available at the library, we may be able to borrow them or consider them for purchase. For more information, please call the Library at 360-293-1910.
The Anacortes Library offers much more than books - Adult programs and author visits, free use of the Community Meeting room and Study rooms, Internet access, Online databases, downloadable ebooks and audiobooks, Story times, Teen programs, and computers for Word processing and other software programs. For more information, please call the Library at 360-293-1910.
The Meeting room is available to community members. It is not available for commercial use. Visit the meeting room page for all of the details.
Yes! Financial donations may be made either to the Friends of the Library, the Anacortes Library Foundation, or Library Endowment Fund. Donations are tax deductible. Books and other materials are also accepted. Please call the library for guidelines, or get a list at the library of materials that we can use. For more information, please call the Library at 360-293-1910.
Yes, we have many long-term and short-term projects for volunteers. Volunteer opportunities are also available through participation in the Friends of the Library, the Library Foundation, and the Library Jazz Committee. For more information, visit the volunteer webpage.