Library Card Sign-up Month and 7 Little Known Benefits

Whether you’re hoping to learn a new skill, discover new worlds or just need some entertaining reading material, then Chandler Public Library has you covered. All it takes is a library card to gain access to the wealth of resources and activities.

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, and it’s the perfect time to sign up or renew a Chandler Library card at no cost.

Did you know these wallet-sized passes can be used for more than just borrowing books? Your Chandler Library card can give you access to all sorts of unexpected perks—and most of them are completely free!

1.     E-books – With a library card linked to apps like cloudLibrary, you can borrow and download countless e-books, audiobooks, and more.

2.     Magazines and Newspapers – Apps like PressReader and Flipster are amazing resources for staying up to date on the latest news and entertainment.

3.     Movies and Music – Cardholders can stream thousands of movies on platforms like Kanopy or music using Freegal. Fans of traditional format movies and music can still checkout DVDs and CDs.

4.     Culture Passes – Use your library card to check out a Culture Pass and gain free admission to dozens of cultural institutions and Arizona attractions.

5.     Learn a Language – With a library card you can access over 70 different languages though Mango Languages or even attend an English learning class

6.     Learn New Career Skills – No matter your profession, it’s never too late to improve existing skills or gain new ones with learning platforms like LinkedIn Learning.

7.     Be a Creator – The future of making is here, and it’s yours to create in the library’s Makery.

Need a library card? Sign up for a library card in person by visiting one of CPL’s four locations or get a card online.