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Becoming a member

Membership of the library service is free to all residents of North Lanarkshire. You can join at any branch of the library by presenting proof of your name and current address. There is no minimum age for joining, but those under the age of 16 years require a signature from their parent or guardian.

Register online

You may join the library online by clicking on the button below after you have read and accepted the membership conditions.

Conditions of membership

  • To borrow items you must present your library membership card.
  • All items may be borrowed for four weeks.
  • You may borrow up to sixteen items on adult memberships and twelve items on junior memberships. These can be borrowed from and returned to any branch of the Library Service.
  • Staff are happy to renew items over the telephone during opening hours, please have your library card number on hand. If a reservation has been placed on an item you have on loan a renewal is not permitted.
  • Items may be returned at any North Lanarkshire Libraries branch.
  • Overdue notices are a courtesy reminder for your convenience.
  • A reservation service is available for those items which are on loan and available at another branch. You can place your own reservations for most items through the North Lanarkshire Libraries online catalogue.
  • All costs incurred by the Library due to items lost or damaged whilst in your care must be reimbursed.
  • Please report lost cards to the library immediately. You will be held responsible for any items borrowed before the loss is reported.
  • Membership details are confidential and will not be disclosed to other parties.


Click the button below to accept these conditions and proceed to the registration form (for members under 16, please complete the guarantor details on form on the next page).

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