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If you're not already a member you can join online and then visit one of our branches to validate your account.


Become a library member

Sign up using this form if you're in one of our library buildings or planning to visit one in the next few days. Then see a staff member to confirm your ID. Library membership is available to all Victorian residents.

  • Visit one of our libraries to validate your membership
  • Once you've validated your membership you can borrow physical materials (books, CDs, DVDs etc) and stream our eBooks, eAudio, eMagazines, music and films online.

Become an "online only" library member

This membership will give you immediate access to eLibrary collections, including eBooks and eAudiobooks.

Library membership is available to all Victorian residents.

  • Once you've joined you can immediately borrow and stream our eBooks, eAudio, eMagazines, music and films online. Just make sure you follow the instructions in the letter we will send you, or visit a library branch to ensure uninterrupted access.
  • You will be sent a letter to prove your Victorian address. Enter the code that is printed on this letter in your account to fully activate your membership
  • Once you've validated you address you can reserve and pick up physical materials (books, CDs, DVDs etc).

Internet only

Use this form if you just want to access our PCs in a library branch and don't want to borrow.

After filling in the form please see a staff member to show ID and get a library card.

Just visiting?

Membership for people visiting Melbourne for a few days or months. Borrow 2 items and use PCs. Fill in this form then visit a staff desk (you'll need to know your Melbourne address). You will need to provide an acceptable form of ID which includes your date of birth. Membership is valid for 3 months but can be renewed in person.

 

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