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Perks of having a Fort Worth Public Library card

Find out what free things you can get with a public library card here in Fort Worth.

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The plastic card gives you a plethora of resources at your fingertips. | Photo by Kai Architects

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With an infinite amount of online resources, having a library card might seem a little outdated. However, the wallet-sized passes can be used for more than just borrowing books.

In honor of National Library Week (April 23-29), here are a few of the coolest things about having a Fort Worth Public Library card.

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There are a lot of perks that come with a wallet-sized card. | Photo by The City of Fort Worth

๐Ÿ“š Learn a new skill

  • Virtual adult English classes for non-English speakers are offered every Tuesday + Friday, as well as in-person lessons at various branches.
  • Check out a musical instrument and learn how to play with unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning.

๐Ÿ’ป Access to technology

  • Check out or reserve a new laptop with Wi-Fi and cell service.
  • More than 100 video games are available for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch.
  • Amplify 817 offers commercial-free music from Fort Worth artists.

๐Ÿ“ Family-friendly entertainment

  • Test your knowledge with weekly Tuesday Trivia Nights.
  • Babies, bilingual families, toddlers, and their grownups are invited to in-person and on-demand Story Times throughout the week.

๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Savings on local attractions

Fort Worth Public Library Cards are available at no charge for residents โ€” proof of residency or property ownership is required. Non-resident cards can be purchased for $50 per year.