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Temporary Library Card

What is a temporary card?

A temporary library card lets Dearborn or Dearborn Heights residents sign up to use a wide variety of digital resources.  A temporary card will not allow checkouts or holds to be placed on physical materials at any Dearborn Library location.  

  • Start by clicking on My Account from the library homepage.  On the bottom of the login page, you will click on a link called “Register”

  • Fill out the form presented on the following page.  The PIN number submitted will be required to access any digital material, so please retain this for your records. 

  • When presented with your temporary card number after submitting, please make sure to keep it for your records, it will be required to access any digital material.  

What can I do?

Digital Magazines

RB Digital offers a great selection of current magazines designed to be read on any browser or mobile device.  


Stream digital content anytime to your computer or mobile device.  No holds lists.  Gain access to ebooks, audiobooks, comics, tv, and movies.  

Overdrive / Libby

The Dearborn Library’s primary digital collection.  Start reading a great ebook today!

Online Resources

A world of information at your fingertips.  Databases and resources for entertainment, learning, and academic research.  

Sign up for a free card

Click here to get started


For more information, please call 313-943-2330