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Library Accounts


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Which account is right for you?
Primary Account

This all-access pass is for people who live in or own property in Oklahoma City or Oklahoma County. Persons 17 and older who meet eligibility requirements may apply for an account while persons under 17 will need the consent of a parent or guardian. Certain others may qualify for this account so if you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

We also offer a Library-by-Mail service for residents of Oklahoma County who are homebound or over 65.  Contact Library by Mail at 405-606-3295 for more information and to determine eligibility. 

Reciprocal Account

Twice as nice. The Metropolitan Library System (MLS) maintains a reciprocal service agreement with the Pioneer Library System, headquartered in Norman, Oklahoma. Those who live, work, or attend school in Cleveland, McClain or Pottawatomie counties; also, Blanchard school district students living in Grady County may apply for an account which offers access to most MLS services. Primary account holders may do the same at any Pioneer Library.


ONEcard is a partnership between MLS and area schools. Students enrolled in a ONEcard account are able to use their student IDs to access MLS resources. Students are automatically enrolled in ONEcard when they are registered to attend school, unless their parent or guardian has opted them out. ONEcard is a fine-exempt account type, though students are responsible for lost or damaged materials. Learn more about ONECard.

School Account

Students and school employees who do not qualify for a primary or reciprocal account may be eligible for a school account if their school is in Oklahoma City or Oklahoma County. School accounts are valid for one year and eligibility must be verified annually. A school account provides access to all MLS services except interlibrary loan. Students must present proof of current enrollment and school employees must provide proof of employment.

Annual Fee Account

Live outside our service area? You can obtain an annual fee account for $70 per year. Even better, each member of your household can use the account. Using our library value calculator, you can quickly see just what a bargain $70 is for your entire household.

Internet Access Account

If you're a visitor to our system and are simply wanting to use a public computer, you can request an internet access account which will provide access to the internet, access to software like Microsoft Office, and access to our databases.

Account Holder Responsibilities

Lastly, we have some information to explain your responsibilities as an account holder.

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