Your Library Card has incredible value far beyond checking out books.


Access a wealth of information at the Madera County Library.


Select: Research & Resources > Databases & eResources > Choose: a database or resource

Enter: Your Library Card number to log in—you will remain logged in until you EXIT.


Databases, resources, and references that are available to you—free of charge—include:

History • Science • Legal • Business • Multilingual Health • Hobbies & Crafts • Spanish Reference • Auto Repair • Downloadable Cloud Library • Biographies • NoveList for Adult and Kids • Home Improvement • Newspaper archives • English Language Learning • Best Colleges . . .


Applications for a Library Card:


Apply for a Library Card (English)


Aplicación para Tarjeta de Biblioteca (Spanish)



"New Borrower Brochure" 

A complete brochure describing how to use the library.
It includes:

• Volunteering at the Library,
• Joining FOBL,
• Events,
• Internet access,
• Getting a library card,
• E-books,
• Hoopla,
• The Valley Cat App,
• Printer and fax services,
• Loan periods,
• Late fees,
• OBL's mission,
• Contact information...