Complete an application form at any of our local libraries.
To join, or act as a guarantor for children and teenagers, you'll also need to provide:
We'll issue a library card for you to use. A PIN number will also be issued if you want to use some of our online services.
Let us know if your card is lost, stolen or damaged so that we can get a replacement for you. It costs £2.90 to replace a membership card for adults and £1.50 for children.
Full membership allows you to:
An adult must act as a guarantor for children and teenagers under 16 years old. A permission form is also needed so they can use our computers.
Temporary membership is available which lasts 3 months and allows you to:
Temporary membership is aimed at visitors to the area but local residents can also apply if necessary. This type of membership can't be extended beyond 3 months and you will need to apply for full membership if you still need access after this period.
An adult must complete a permission form and act as a guarantor for children and teenagers under 16 years old.
Instant membership allows you to:
This membership option is aimed at local residents who can't join as full members because they haven't brought the correct proof of identity or address. Membership can be upgraded to full membership when the relevant documents are available.
An adult must act as a guarantor for children and teenagers.
Group membership is available which allows:
This membership is aimed at groups and organisations who wish to borrow items for their members or clients to use. These include: