You can get a card for checking out items, or you can get an e-card, which allows you to stream films, borrow e-books, and listen to music. If you live in the County of Los Angeles, you may get an LAPL e-card. During normal operating procedures, anyone in the state of CA may get an LAPL card.
If you live in Ventura, Orange, or LA County, you can sign up for a Beverly Hills Public Library card.
The City of Orange Public Library offers e-cards to California residents.
Newport Beach Public Library also offers e-cards to California residents.
Berkeley Public Library offers e-cards to California residents.
Riverside County Library System has Kanopy and is available for all California residents.
Fresno County Library offers Kanopy to its residents, with instant e-cards.
San Joaquin Valley Library System (7 counties including Madera, Stanislaus, and Merced) offers Kanopy plus instant e-cards.
Sonoma County Library offers e-cards for residents of the County.