Miami-Dade County Public Library

Residents who would like to obtain a Miami-Dade Public Library System card may do so by visiting any branch Library, including the BHI Branch at the Community Center or by visting  You will need to provide a photo identification and proof of your Bay Harbor Islands residency to obtain a library card.  

Valid Forms of ID

Persons (age 18 and older) applying for a library card are required to present valid photo identification. The following items will be accepted by Library staff as valid forms of identification.

Photo Identification (defined as an item containing a photo and the first and last name of applicant)

  • Valid Driver License
  • State Identification Card
  • Student Identification Card
  • Military Identification Card
  • Passport

Proof of your Bay Harbor Islands Residency

  • Current Year's Property Tax Receipt
  • Current Month's Utility Bill (Cell phone bills are not accepted) 
  • Current Lease Agreement
  • Current Insurance Card
  • Valid Voter Registration Card

Once you receive your library card you may visit any Miami-Dade Public Library System Branch.

The following is the website for the Miami-Dade County Public Library System:

Library Card