Join the library

Apply for library membership

Join the library online or in person at any library.

Apply to join the library

When you join online we give you 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.