Does my library card expire?

library card’s renewal date at any CPL location. If we have your email address, you’ll receive an email letting you know when your renewal date is approaching.

Please visit any CPL location to renew your library card. You’ll need to show current, valid ID with your name and address.

If you’re a cardholder, you’ll need to show a current, valid ID with your name and address, as well as your current library card from your home library. After verification from your home library, we’ll renew your Chicago Public Library card. The expiration date of your CPL card will be the same as the expiration date of your card at your home library.