Join the library

The easiest and quickest way to join is online.

Library service membership is free to anyone who lives, works or studies in East Sussex. To join our libraries you can:

Visit an East Sussex Library

  • please take proof of your name and address with you

Join online

  • You will receive an online membership number that will allow you access to our online services
  • To loan items and use our public computers, you will need to visit any East Sussex Library to exchange your online membership number for a library card free of charge. Please take proof of your name and address to do so
  • If you are unable to collect your library card due to disability or frailty, or because you are caring for someone who cannot be left, please inform us via our online enquiries form

There is no minimum age for joining, but those under the age of 16 need an adult aged over 18 with them in person to agree to be responsible for the items the under 16 borrows and for any charges. A parent or guardian is best.

With any library membership you can:

*Please be aware that the ComicsPlus website can only be accessed with a library card.

With your library card you can:

There are a wide range of library memberships to support different needs and circumstances

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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