Join the library

Apply for library membership

You can join the library online or in person at any library.

Apply to join the library

When you join online you will be given a temporary membership number which you can upgrade to a full membership by visiting any library and showing one of the following proofs of ID:

  • bank statement
  • utilities bill
  • UK or other driving licence
  • passport
  • National Entitlement card
  • university or college ID
  • Young Scot card
  • national identity card
  • family credit book
  • rent book
  • council tax payment book
  • Jobseekers Allowance book
  • medical card
  • building society passbook
  • citizen card
  • City of Edinburgh Council staff card

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