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Join the library

You can either become a full library member or a virtual library member.

Full library membership

Full library membership is open to anyone who lives, works or studies in Northamptonshire.

Full library members can:

  • borrow 20 items for 3 weeks from all Northamptonshire libraries
  • reserve items using the library catalogue and online resources
  • download for free: eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eNewspapers
  • get free access to premium online subscription websites such as encyclopaedias and newspaper archives

To join, please visit your nearest library.

If you are under 18, you must have a parent or guardian present.

Virtual library membership

To become a virtual library member, you must:

  • live, work or study in Northamptonshire
  • have a personal email address

Virtual library members get free access to:

Once we have processed your form, your membership number will be emailed to you.

Last updated 15 May 2023