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MDPLS Library Card

Discover a world of possibilities with your library card! Embark on new journeys with the latest bestsellers and box office hits. Dive into the realm of popular music with free digital downloads. Stay informed with digital newspapers and magazines available at your fingertips. Take home laptops and tablets complete with built-in internet... The opportunities are countless!

Sign up for your library card today and explore everything your local library has to offer. Express yourself with a variety of different card designs to choose from.

Your Library Gives You The Power To...

 Borrow Books, Movies, Music and More

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Explore a World of Stories

From the latest bestsellers to timeless classics, our extensive collection of books has something for everyone. Plus, you can place holds on any item and pick them up at your preferred library location or have them mailed to your home.

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Access eBooks and eAudiobooks

Explore a wide range of digital books and audiobooks available for free with your library card! Access them anytime, anywhere, on your personal computer or mobile device.

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Read Digital Magazines

From the latest fashion trends to tasty recipe ideas, you can instantly access thousands of popular magazine titles through OverDrive and the Libby, by OverDrive app!

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Listen to Music

Discover a world of music with Freegal Music! Stream unlimited tracks and music videos, plus download and keep five of your favorite songs each month.

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Keep Up with the Latest News

Did you know that you can get online access to your favorite newspapers with your library card? Explore Consumer Reports and get unlimited access to The Miami Herald, New York Times, Wall Street Journal and more.

Hoopla Movies

Browse Hundreds of Movies

Access an extensive collection of digital movies and television shows anytime – day or night – through hoopla Digital using your library card.

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Gain a New Skill

LinkedIn Learning gives you access to over 16,000 quality courses taught by industry experts on a variety of topics including animation, business skills, photography, video editing, web design and more.

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Learn a Different Language

Gain a deeper understanding of different cultures with Mango Languages! Immerse yourself in high-quality courses available in over 70 languages and find lessons for learners of all levels.


Unlock Your Crafty Side

Looking to start a new hobby or want to brush up on your favorite pastimes? Get crafty with hoopla Digital’s Craftsy collection! Fine tune your skills with how-to videos on baking, knitting, quilting, sewing and more.

Attention Teens! You Can Design Our Next Library Card

Submit an original work of art for a chance to have your design reproduced as a special limited-edition library card during our annual Teen Library Card Design Contest. This year's theme is Unlocking Mystery & Discovery at the Library.

Contest runs September 5 – October 21, 2023.

 Get Connected

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Mobile Device Lending Program

Borrow a tablet, Wi-Fi hotspot or Chromebook laptop that you can take home and use for 30 days. Our Mobile Device Kits can be used just about anywhere for work, school and personal browsing.

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Drive-up Wi-Fi

Need Wi‑Fi on the go? Park in a designated Drive-up Wi-Fi spot or Wi-Fi enabled parking lot at any of our participating library locations to safely and conveniently access free Wi-Fi from the comfort of your vehicle!

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Mobile Printing

Submit documents to print from wherever you are – on the road or a home office – from any internet connected device to most library locations.

 Receive Homework Help and Tutoring


Homework Help & Tutoring Program

Our Homework Help & Tutoring Program offers free tutoring by certified teachers in reading, math and science to all K-12 students residing in Miami-Dade County.

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Adult Learning Academy

Gain important skills for life, school and work through our Adult Learning Academy. Free courses taught by certified instructors are available to adults ages 18 years and up in Miami-Dade County.

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Project L.E.A.D. Adult Literacy

Project L.E.A.D. (Literacy for Every Adult in Dade) is a volunteer-based adult literacy program that offers free, confidential, one-on-one tutoring to English-speaking adults with low literacy skills.

Download our MDPLS Mobile App

The MDPLS mobile app is your library on the go! Get 24/7 access to download and stream eBooks, eAudiobooks, movies, music and magazines, search the catalog, find your nearest library branch and hours, request and renew books, search events and much more!

 Go Beyond the Library Walls

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Libraries @ Your Door

Can’t make it to the library? Use our Libraries @ Your Door Home Delivery Service to have books, audiobooks, movies and more mailed directly to your home for free.

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Our Connections Home Library Service makes it possible for anyone who can't visit the library due to age or disability to borrow library materials through the mail with return postage included.

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Braille & Talking Books

The Talking Books Library loans audio and Braille books and magazines, along with a player, free by mail to persons who have difficulty reading or using printed books.

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Explore Local Culture

Enjoy art, culture, entertainment and so much more through the Miami-Dade Public Library System's Museum Pass Program! Get free admission for a family of four at participating museums throughout the County.

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Bring Home the Magic of Storytime

Our Storytime Express Early Literacy Kits come with all the books, toys and music CDs you'll need for the perfect storytime at home! Choose from over 80 different story themes for children from birth through six years old.


U.S. Passport Services

Applying for a passport as easy as a trip to the library! The North Dade, South Dade and West Kendall Regional Libraries are official Passport Application Acceptance Facilities for the U.S. Department of State.