Membership Information

Joining and using your library

Joining your library is easy and it's free.

Joining online

  • Use the online form if aged 16 years and over
  • You will receive a letter with an address confirmation code. Login at the Library catalogue within 21 days and confirm the account by entering the address confirmation code to access our online services
  • Bring the letter to your library if you wish to obtain a membership card to borrow books from the library

Joining at your local library

  • Enquire at the library desk 
  • Joining at your library requires proof of your name and address, such as a driving licence or utilities bill.

If you are under the age of 16 and wish to join, your parent or guardian must sign your library card.

View conditions of membership (pdf 34.4KB).

What can I borrow?

Once you have a library card you can borrow:

It does not cost anything to borrow books but there is a hire charge for borrowing some non-book items.

Renewals can be made online or by telephone to or in person at a library.

Membership expired?

If you get a message saying that your membership has expired please contact your library who will renew your membership for a further period. This happens so that we can ensure that your contact details are up-to-date.

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