Chesapeake Public Library account holders may request a purchase of books, ebooks, e-autodiobooks, audiobooks, music CDs, DVDs, or Blu-rays by logging into My Account then selecting “My Requests” from the drop down menu, then click "New Request".
Log into My Account
Register for a library card
Traditional library cards, CPL Limited cards, and Business cards will be issued to eligible applicants upon completion of library card application and presentation of government-issued identification.
Patrons under 16 years of age must have a guardian present to receive a traditional or CPL Limited card. E-cards will not require identification.
Library Card Policy
Locations and Hours
Chespeake Public Library card accounts have both a password and a personal identification number (PIN) that are assigned in person at any library location. Once assigned, customers may change the password or PIN through the My Account feature.
The password is required for access to My Account. If you do not yet have a password, please come into a location or call 757-410-7100 during regular business hours.
The PIN is used for access to Overdrive and Hoopla as well as many other electronic resources offered by the Library.
Please visit the volunteering page of our website to learn about volunteer opportunities at Chesapeake Public Library and complete a volunteer application. Opportunities are subject to branch availability.
Volunteer @ Chesapeake Public Library
Library Volunteers Policy
Chesapeake Public Library (CPL) accepts donations of books, DVDs, records, music CDs and other materials from individuals and organizations. Donated materials should be free of damage, mold, mildew, strong odors, bugs and be in good physical condition. Please visit the Donations and Gifts policy on our website to find out more.
Donations and Gifts Policy
Chesapeake Public Library account holders may complete an online Interlibrary Loan (ILL) request.
Interlibrary Loan Request Form
Interlibrary Loan Policy
Please visit the Chesapeake Public Library Foundation web site to donate to Dolly Parton Imagination Library.
Chesapeake Public Library Foundation
Please visit the Friends of Chesapeake Public Library web page to download an application.
Friends of the Chesapeake Public Library
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