Baby Yoda is Back at Your Library!

APL library card with photo of Grogu from the Mandalorian holding a book with the words: "Read. This is the way." APL library card featuring the Anchorage Public Library logo.

Whether you call him "The Child," Baby Yoda or Grogu, the message is the same- Read. This is the way.

Our limited edition cards are back at your Anchorage Public Library. Cards are available with a $5 minimum, in-person, donation to the Friends of The Library when you visit any of our five Anchorage Public Library locations April 4 - May 4.

As always, our classic APL card is FREE to any resident of the Municipality of Anchorage.

Ready to get a card? Visit us to signup or upgrade your card.

Limited Edition Card FAQ

When can I purchase a limited edition “The Child” Library card
April 4 - May 4 2022.

Can the card be purchased online?
No. Limited edition cards are only available, in-person, at one of our five Anchorage Public Library Locations.

Can I get a limited edition card if I already have an APL Card?
Yes. Anyone may purchase a Limited Edition card with a $5 minimum, in-person, donation to the Friends of The Library.

Can I keep my library card number?
Yes. Limited edition cards will automatically come with a new number. If you would like to keep your number please let staff know so they can accommodate.

Can I still get a free library card?
Yes. Classic APL cards are always free as a service of the Municipality of Anchorage.

Is there a limit to the number of limited edition cards I can purchase?
No. However, residents are limited to one public library card/account per person.

Can kids have limited edition cards?
Yes. Anyone may purchase a Limited Edition card with a $5 minimum, in-person, donation to the Friends of The Library.

Can I gift a limited edition card?
No. Library cards must be applied for in person by the card holder. If the card is for a minor child, the child must be present with an adult caregiver.

What if I miss the deadline?
Limited edition cards will return to a galaxy far, far away after May 4. APL Classic cards will remain available.