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Our membership is free and you can join in person or online. 

Your membership card gives you access to our physical and digital library collections. 
You can:  
  • Borrow books, magazines, music and movies
  • Book a computer
  • Pay for printing and photocopying 
  • Access historical materials in our secure history reading room

Join online

If you live in Tasmania, you can join online to get 21 days access to our online collections and resources . By visiting one of our libraries with your proof of identity you can upgrade to full membership.  This will give you access to our full range of resources. 

Proof of identity

For full membership please bring with you

One (1) piece of photo identification 


Two (2) or more forms of identification that show your

  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • Current address
  • Children and people under 18 need an adult as a guarantor.

Visitors to Tasmania 

You can apply in person for 3 month’s membership at your local library.

Examples of acceptable photo identification  

  • Tasmanian Drivers Licence 
  • Tasmanian Government Personal Information Card
  • Keypass Card

Examples of other identification 

  • Birth Certificate, Passport or Australian Visa 
  • Medicare Card, Concession Card or Health Care Card
  • Bank card or statement
  • Account (power, water, telephone, gas, rent)