Types of Library Membership

Choose from different types of library memberships based on your age, if you have additional needs, if you represent an organization, or you are just visiting the area.


BC OneCard

Who is it for?

Visitors who have a card from another BC public library may borrow items from the Okanagan Regional Library.

How do I sign up?

Go to an ORL location. Please show staff:

  • Either a home library card or a BC OneCard issued by another library
  • Personal identification showing your home address.

Library material borrowed on a BC OneCard may be returned to any public library in British Columbia.  Returned items are shipped back to the lending library with no charge.

What can I use?

You will be able to borrow up to 100 physical items at a time from the ORL’s collections You will need to use your own library's access for online resources, though. 


Bring your ID when you sign up for a card

Bring personal identification and proof of address. For teens and adults, you can use:

  • BC Driver’s license
  • BC Identification Card (BC ID).

Your ID must have your current local address on it.

Don’t have either of these ID cards? Bring two other pieces of ID from the list below; one needs your current address on it.

Examples of IDs we accept:

  • Student ID (School/University/College).
  • Band membership card.
  • Government agency document (e.g., passport or immigration papers).
  • Voter identification card.
  • Car registration / insurance.
  • Government issued health or hospital card.
  • Current tax notification bill.
  • Copy of a utility bill (e.g., Fortis, Telus, Shaw) in paper or digital format.
  • Official rent receipt.
  • Letter addressed to you by name that has been cancelled by Canada Post.

Don’t have ID? Ask about our Access Cards