How do I join?
1) Fill in the form to join online; your ticket will be ready for use when you visit the library.
2) Please provide identification showing your address on your first visit to the library. Junior membership requires an adult signature.
What can I do with my library card?
• Borrow books and talking books from the Ward Library
• Borrow Audio Book or Large Print books
• Access information for study, hobbies and leisure activities.
How many items can I borrow?
• Up to 4 books and 6 Audio books
How long can I borrow books for?
• Most books are loaned for 3 weeks.
• Bestsellers subject to demand
If you can’t find what you are looking for please let us know – we will try and obtain them for you.
Overdue books and fines
There is a charge if you are late returning items you have borrowed, but you can avoid this by letting us know that you would like to keep them a bit longer. We will generally be able to give you a new date for returning them, but if someone else is waiting for them you will be asked to return them.