1. Membership requirements
Generally anyone who lives, works, or studies in the area can join the library. Those who visit the area on a regular basis can also join.
Acceptable proof of address:
Short Term Residents
2. Reader definitions
Children are deemed to be 0-14. Loan charges are payable on some audio/visual items. See charges leaflet.
Young Adults are teenagers aged 15-17. Fines are payable at the concessionary rate for the late return of borrowed items and loan charges are payable on all audio/visual items. See charges leaflet.
Adults are 18 to 59. Fines and charges are payable at the adult rate for the late return of all borrowed items (including children’s items). Loan charges are payable on all audio/visual items. See charges leaflet.
Pensioners are adults aged 60 and over. Loan charges are payable on all audio/visual items. See charges leaflet.
8. Use of membership cards
By signing your membership card you are agreeing to abide by the library regulations, to pay any charges for late return, to pay for any damage or loss of library materials borrowed on your membership and to notify us of any change of address.
To protect borrowers from having to pay fines and charges incurred by others, membership cards are for the sole use of the signatory only and use by another person is not permitted unless specified in writing by the card holder.
The replacement of lost membership cards will incur a fee. See charges.
Note: It is essential to returned items via the self-service machines as all items remain the responsibility of the borrower until they are removed from the membership record.