We will continue to process new cards while we are closed due to Covid-19
Click here to apply for a library card online. Once your application has been processed, we will email you your login information as soon as possible. This will provide you with access to our digital collectionand online research tools while we are closed. Once we reopen, we will resume card pick up/mailing cards out to patrons.
How Do I Get a Card?
To get a Mary Riley Styles Public Library card, you can:
A subscription Mary Riley Styles Public Library card is available for a $75 annual fee for Commonwealth of Virginia residents who live outside the Metro DC area.
NOTE: City of Falls Church residents can also:
Get free cards with most of the surrounding Metro DC public library systems. For more info, click on the jurisdiction name (in the list above) to visit the library for that city or county.
Register for a card with the Library of Virginia (in Richmond) to access many of their materials.
Obtain a Community Patron card to borrow limited materials from any Northern Virginia Community College campus library.
Can Children Get Their Own Cards?
Children can apply for their own cards; however, cards will not be issued to children under 14 without a parent's or legal guardian's signature.
How Long Is My Card Valid?
Library cards automatically expire after 3 years but can be renewed in the library with valid proof of address.
What If I Have Lost or Damaged My Card?
If you have lost or damaged your card, you can obtain a replacement card for $1.
What Is My Default Password for My Library Account?
Your default password for your card and associated account is the 10-digit phone number you provided on your application. If you are having difficulty with your password, please contact library staff and we will help you reset your password.
How Can I Access My Library Account and Update My Card Info?
To view and update your library account and card information online: