Join the Library

Join in the Library

It’s easy to join and it’s free

Anyone who lives, works or studies in North Lanarkshire can join the library. South Lanarkshire residents are also able to join. You can join at any age and membership is free.

If you are under 16 you will need a parent or guardian to sign your library card. For under 16 members, ID for a parent or guardian is required.

How to join?

You can join by visiting any library in North Lanarkshire.

You will require one form of ID, showing your current name and address. Examples of suitable ID include:

  • Driving licence
  • Recent bank statements
  • Utility bill, within the last 3 months
  • Council tax notification
  • Mobile phone bill
  • Mortgage statement
  • University/College letter

Electronic versions will also be accepted.

Certain items are not suitable e.g. supermarket cards and personal letters. If you cannot provide the types of ID required or are unsure if you have suitable examples please ask a member of staff for further information. People who only work or study in the area must show proof of their workplace or student card.