Yakima Valley Libraries offers free library cards to anyone who lives or owns property within Yakima County with the exception of the City of Grandview (which has its own city library).
Non-county residents, as well as City of Grandview residents, may purchase a YVL Library Card at the non-resident rate (see below for more information).
Your first Library Card is free! A replacement card costs $1.00. You must present your Library Card every time you check out an item.
The Library Card gives you access to these services and resources:
- Books, magazines, audiobooks, CDs, and DVDs
- Streaming videos, downloadable eBooks, and eAudiobooks
- Digital magazines and newspapers
- Public computers with Internet access and the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Power Point)
- Online educational databases, including interactive test preparation guides for the GED, U.S. Citizenship, ASVAB, GRE and the SAT
- Online language learning tools, genealogical resources, auto manuals, and more
- Microsoft Imagine Academy, which offers premium study resources and practice exams for MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) certifications
- Access to essential facts on grantmakers and their funding activities worldwide. Find out about grants through Funding Information Network premium databases, librarian selected grantseeking websites, and personal assistance from library staff
- Check out a free family admission pass to visit the Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale, WA
- Use our Interlibrary Loan service to borrow materials from other library systems for free