Library Membership

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The ongoing national lockdown means that all of the county’s library buildings will be closed for general use from Thursday 5 November.

However, from Monday 9 November, customers will be able to order books and pick them up from the front entrance of their local library.

Those needing to use library computers to access essential services such as universal credit and Internet banking, will be able to do so from Monday by pre booking a session on 0345 60 80 196 or via our online form.

For more information please visit the Lockdown Response page or contact us directly.

1. How to join the library

It’s free to join, borrow books, use our computers and access online resources. You can join online and your library card will be posted to you within five working days. Alternatively, if you prefer to sign up in person visit any library with proof of name and address.

With library membership you can:

There are a wide range of library memberships to suit different needs and circumstances, such as the home library service, reading groups, and teachers′ memberships. For more information please contact us.

To see what we charge for please check our library fees.

Your personal data

Information on how we will process your personal data to provide you access to the library resources can be found in our Privacy Notice.

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