Join the Library

Join the library
Library Membership is free and open to every Victorian resident. 
  • Adults and young persons over 16 years old can join online or at any of our library branches.
  • If you join online, an online membership number will be issued to you. Please make a note of this number for future use. This is valid for 3 years and will give you access to our online resources and will enable you to reserve items.
  • If you wish to borrow a physical item, you will be asked to show photo ID with your current Victorian address in a branch to convert your online membership to a full membership.
  • If you are under 16,  you need to visit the library with your parent or guardian. An exception may be made for applicants who are 15 and do not have a legal guardian.
  • Conditions of membership and information about library services are available in community languages.
  • View our fees and charges


  • Will be asked to agree to the membership conditions. 
  • Can reserve items through our catalogue.
  • Are able to access our eLibrary resources.
  • Can create email alerts about new additions to the Library collection (even before you receive your library card).