Join the Library
Visit your local library
To join the library you have to show proof of your name and
address if you want to borrow books or other items. i.e. driver's
license, passport, utility bill etc.
You are now able to join the library by completing the online
library membership form which will be sent to the library you
select as your home branch.
Once we have registered you as a member your library card will
be posted to you and you will be able to use all of our services
Online joining is not currently available for under 8s as a
guarantor's signature is required. A guarantor is usually a parent
or other adult who is legally responsible for the young person.
Instead, please download and print the joining
form (530 KB) complete with signature
and hand in at your local library.
Join Worcestershire's Libraries in an Instant!
Worcestershire's Libraries can offer anyone who lives, works or
studies in Worcestershire free membership to a library in an
Instant membership entitles you to join and borrow up to 2
books without having to provide any form of
As soon as a membership card is issued, you will have access to the
full library service including free internet access on the
You can upgrade your membership to a full membership by providing
identification showing your name and address. This will
enable you to borrow more items and benefit from increased
Children can now join Worcestershire's Libraries in an
Worcestershire's Libraries can now offer children who live in
Worcestershire free membership to a library in an instant!
Instant membership for Children entitles 8 – 16 year olds to join
and borrow up to 2 books without having to provide a signature
from a guarantor.
Child Instant Membership can be upgraded to full membership by
visiting a library with a parent or carer (guarantor) with a form
of identification showing the guarantor's name and address.
Full membership will entitle children to borrow more items and
(with parental consent) have access to public library PC's.
Are you a member of another public library service?
Universal Membership of Public Libraries means that you can
use/join Worcestershire's libraries on production of a membership
card from any other public library service in England, Wales and
On production of your other authority library card you are entitled
to Instant Membership (as detailed above) and can be upgraded to
full membership on production of formal identification.
Please note that any items you borrow from Worcestershire Libraries
must be returned to a Worcestershire Library only.
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This page was last reviewed 7 February 2013 at 14:38.
The page is next due for review 6 August 2014.