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VCU Libraries

Members of the Friends of VCU Libraries may borrow books, CDs, and DVDs. 

Community Colleges

Virginia residents age 16 and older can obtain a borrowing card at their local community college. A photo ID, usually a Virginia driver's license, is required. 

Public Libraries

Library of Virginia offers borrowing privileges to any resident of Virginia. Photo identification, proof of residence, and current address are required. Online and mail registrations are available.

Public libraries offer borrowing privileges to anyone living in their patron area. To see the policies for a library near you, use the Virginia Public Library Directory to search for the library.

Other Higher Education Institutions

Check with the institution to see if people who are not students or employees may borrow materials. For example, the University of Virginia allows Virginia residents with a valid driver's license to borrow materials.