Your library card works at all 19 locations as well as for our digital collections.
You can register for a library card online and access our digital services without visiting a physical location. To qualify for online self-registration, you must:
If you cannot find your card, or if your card is expired, you need to visit or call your local branch of the Genesee District Library, which you can find by clicking here.
If you meet the above criteria, you can click here to start the library card sign-up process.
Just download an application for a library card, fill it out and take it to any branch of the Genesee District Library.
Patron Registration Form: for individual patrons
Bag of Books Registration Form
For more information about the Bag of Books service, click here.
Homebound Registration Form: for people needing to receive materials at home. Register by calling (810) 732-1120 or download the application and send it to: Genesee District Library, Homebound Service, 4195 W. Pasadena Avenue, Flint, MI 48504.
City of Flint residents and residents of any Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative (MMLC) service area may also may also have a free GDL card to check out physical items and use computers. Additionally, they have the option of paying for digital services for $10/month or $100/year.
Anyone outside GDL’s service area may purchase a non-resident card. Non-resident cards permit the holder to use all GDL materials and services with the exception of MeLCat. A non-resident card may be purchased for $10/month or $100/year.