Library Membership and Joining

Joining a Library

Membership forms can be obtained from any of our libraries or alternatively you can join online.

(please note that if you complete an online application form you will be asked for 1 form of ID showing name and address together the first time you use your card.)

Adult Membership

To join the library

1 form of ID showing name and address is to be provided together with a completed library membership form.

To use the Internet

Non library members - 1 form of ID showing name and address together with a completed library membership form AND an Internet access agreement form completed at the library in the presence of the librarian.

Existing library members - completion of the Internet Access agreement form with the existing library membership form acting as sufficient ID.

Junior membership

To join the library (0-13 yrs)

1 form of ID showing family address is to be provided together with a completed library membership form signed by a parent or guardian.

If the child is accompanied by their parent/guardian, they are allowed to borrow the full entitlement of 10 items.

If the child is not accompanied by a parent/guardian they join under the Junior Probationary category. They are allowed to borrow a max of 2 books for the first 3 visits. After 3 visits & if all items have been returned, they will be allowed to borrow the full entitlement of 10 items.

14-16 yrs

1 form of ID showing name & family address is to be provided together with a completed library membership form signed by a parent or guardian. Allowed to borrow the full entitlement of 10 items. 

To use the Internet

Non library members (0 -16 yrs) - 1 form of ID showing family address together with a completed library membership form and an Internet access agreement form, BOTH signed by a parent or guardian. The young person must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Existing library members - as above except the existing library membership form acts as the required form of ID.