Library cards

Visit our Loan Periods page for more information about borrowing privileges.

Students (Undergrad, Grad, Low Res, Essentials)

  • Your Emily Carr OneCard Photo ID is your library card
  • Bring your ID card to the Ron Burnett Library + Learning Commons service desk to activate your account
  • Borrowing privileges remain in effect until the last day in the current semester

Continuing Studies Students

  • Your Emily Carr OneCard Photo ID is your library card
  • Students in Continuing Studies courses are eligible for a free Community Borrower card for the duration of the semester in which they are registered
  • Bring proof of registration

Faculty and Staff

Emily Carr Alumni

  • Bring current photo ID and proof of address to the library Service Desk to receive your free alumni borrowers card

Borrowers from BC post-secondary institutions

  • Credit students, staff or faculty from BC colleges and universities who participate in the CPSLD reciprocal borrowing agreement are eligible for a community borrower card. Check to see if your institution is listed here
  • All items must be returned directly to the Ron Burnett Library + Learning Commons
  • Bring your current post-secondary ID card (proof of current registration or employment is required if not clearly stated on card) as well as proof of current address to the Emily Carr library service desk to activate borrowing privileges

General Public




ID Required

Community Borrowers


12 months

Photo ID with current address

Reciprocal Borrowers (BC post-secondary)



Current post-secondary institution ID card + proof of current address