Borrowing materials from VCU Libraries for Community Members requires a Friends of VCU Libraries membership. In addition to helping support collections, programming and outreach for students, you can also take advantage of other Friends benefits. Not only do Friends donors receive borrowing privileges, they also receive invitation sto a wide variety of programming and lectures.
Virginia residents age 16 and older can obtain a borrowing card at their local community college, whether they are enrolled or not. A photo ID, such as a Virginia driver's license, is required.
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 region. Some of the resources available through your local public library may include:
To see the policies for a library near you, use the Virginia Public Library Directory to search for the library.