Join NC Cardinal

In order to be eligible to join NC Cardinal, you must:

  1. be a public library; and
  2. meet the requirements to qualify for grants from the Aid to Public Libraries Fund

NC Cardinal Migration Grant applicants must agree to:

  • Participate in the NC Cardinal consortium and share catalog and patron information; 
  • Participate in NC Cardinal consortium decision making and agree to implement consortium decisions;
  • Provide in-person services to all patrons of NC Cardinal libraries in the same manner as to their own patrons; 
  • Allow the use of the library name in NC Cardinal official documents and informational sites; and
  • Sign the NC Cardinal Memorandum of Agreement.

Library Directors interested in joining the NC Cardinal consortium may read through the Guidelines and Application for more information on the program.