When you pick up your card at your local library, please bring proof of your address such as:
Anyone 16 years old or above can join free of charge as an adult member provided they have proof of their permanent address anywhere in the UK.
Once you join, you can use the service immediately - here's a summary of what's on offer to library members.
If you are living in short-term accommodation, you can apply for either short stay membership or a visitor's subscription membership.
If you are visiting Westminster and unable to provide proof of a UK address, you can join as a guest member. You can use our computers and online resources free of charge for one month but you will be unable to borrow books. You will need to provide proof of identity eg a passport, identity card, etc.
Under 16s cannot join online unless a parent, carer or guardian does so on their behalf.
Once a parent, carer or guardian signs the form to confirm the child's details, the child must also have one of the following:
A parent, guardian or carer must complete the form for the child and sign the form for them.