Get A Card

Click here for our online card application.

In order to get a Bedford County library card, you must:

  1. Live anywhere in the world EXCEPT Campbell County, VA or the City of Lynchburg, VA*
  2. Have a photo ID
  3. Have proof of your current address (driver’s license, DMV card, piece of mail, etc.)

If you already have a library card from Campbell County, Bedford County, or the City of Lynchburg, you do NOT need to apply for a card.  Your existing card will work with our system.

If you are trying to  use your existing card with any of our online services and it is not working, please call 540-586-8911 for assistance. Your card may have expired.

*If you live in Campbell County or the City of Lynchburg, we can provide you with a card for your locality if you come to one of our libraries to apply for one. It will then be valid at all Bedford County locations.

Upcoming Events

Aug 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Big Island Library
Join us at the Big Island Library to read the book of the month and share insights and stories. The book for August is reader’s choice. Call 540-425-7000 ext 1 for more information. The book[...]
Aug 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play in this fun story time for children ages 3 to 5.
Aug 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Get tips for organizing, backing up, and editing photos, including getting them from your phone or camera to your computer. Space is limited to 6 and registration is required. Call 540-586-8911 x 1114 for more information[...]
Aug 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Pick from one of the following topics or suggest your own: Navigating library website Basic web surfing Identifying secure and dependable websites Setting up email Meet the Mouse beginner class
Aug 21 @ 4:45 pm – 7:15 pm
Come to the Bedford Central Library tonight for a fun family evening of crafts, games, snacks and a movie.  This month the movie is Paddington 2 (PG). The running time is 1 hour 43 minutes.[...]