Join the library

Join the library

Joining Buckinghamshire Libraries is free.

Full membership

Simply provide proof of your name, current address and signature, such as a driving licence, allowance book or bank statement, and fill in a registration form.  If you are under 16 your parent or guardian will need to sign your registration form and provide proof of their identity.

Library membership form

Quick membership

Borrow a smaller number of items immediately by showing just 1 form of identity. You can upgrade to full membership at a later date.

Join online today 

If you are aged over 18 you can enter your details online and begin reserving items straight away. Take your proof of identity documents (as above) into any Buckinghamshire library within 4 weeks to collect your membership card.

You need to have collected your library card from your local library to use the eAudio download service as you need your card number and PIN to login.

Using your membership

You can use your membership card at any public library in Buckinghamshire, including mobile libraries.  You can return items to any of our libraries.

If your card is lost or stolen, let us know immediately so we can prevent it from being used. Please note that you are responsible for all items borrowed on your card.

What you can borrow

You can choose up to 20 items (maximum of 3 games) including:

  • Books can borrowed free, normally for 3 weeks
  • Audio books can be borrowed for 3 weeks
  • DVDs, CDs, magazines and games can be borrowed for 1 week

Books and magazines are free to borrow.  There are small hire charges for audio-visual items.
If you can't find what you're looking for on the shelves, ask the library staff.  We will try to obtain it for you, for a small reservation fee.

Renewing items

Unless they are in demand, you can renew up to 4 times by:

  • automated 24hr renewal line 0303 123 0035
  • online
  • at any of our libraries and mobile libraries
  • phone 0845 2303232