Joining the Library

Libraries are free to join for anyone living, working or studying in the Scottish Borders. 

  • Complete a membership form. If Under 16 years it is to be completed and returned by a parent or guardian
  • Provide proof of address and/or proof of ID/Age
  • If you already have a National Entitlement Card this can be linked to your library record.
  • Bring your library card each time you visit the library

Visitor membership

To borrow items, or use the library for a few weeks, you can join as Visitor Member.

  • Complete a visitor member form  (under 16s must have their form completed and returned by a parent or guardian)
  • Provide proof of your home address.

Online only membership

Online Only members can use our free eLibrary services and public access computers. A membership card and a welcome pack will be sent to you. To borrow books or DVDs upgrade your membership to full or visitor member.  Applications are only available to over 16 year olds. 

Apply for Online Only membership  


Need help to join?

Contact your local library.