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.
  • Proof of current Victorian address is required.
  • If you live in the City of Monash, we will post your card to you within three business days of joining online.
  • 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).


If you don't live in the City of Monash, please visit any of our libraries and collect your card within 90 days. You must bring proof of your name and current address when you collect your card, or when you use your card in the library the first time after receiving it in the post.