Join our library

It's free to become a member of your library. Join online now or visit any of the Blacktown City Library branches.

Types of memberships

Full membership

Full library membership is available to anyone living in the greater Sydney Metropolitan Area, including the Blue Mountains and Central Coast. Conditions:

  • Borrow up to 35 items
  • One hour computer use per day
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Access to online resources.

Internet only membership

Available to anyone who only wants to use computers or internet and does not want to borrow items. This category is open to overseas and interstate visitors, and local residents. Conditions:

  • One hour computer use per day
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Access to some online resources.

Customers wishing to obtain full membership, including borrowing can upgrade at any time by supplying proof of address.


Available to customers over 18 years who only want to use online resources including e-books, e-magazines and databases and do not want to borrow items. This category is open to interstate residents, and local residents. Conditions:

  • Access to online resources

Customers wishing to obtain full membership, including borrowing can upgrade at any time by supplying proof of name and address.

Institutional membership

Organisations may apply for institutional membership. Conditions:

  • Borrow up to 35 items
  • Extended loan period
  • Access to online resources.

ID requirements


Adults seeking full membership are required to provide proof of name and current address. Acceptable forms of identification include bills, bank statements or any other official documents which show both your name and current address. Internet only membership may be obtained by showing proof of name only. There are no identification requirements for e-membership.

Under 18 years

Persons under the age of 18 must have a parent, guardian or guarantor accompany them to the library to sign the application form on their behalf, and the parent or guardian must provide proof of their name and current address.

Overseas visitors

Visitors need to provide proof of identity, such as a passport.


 Organisations must provide an official letter on letterhead authorizing a named person to join on their behalf, and provide full contact details of that individual.

Conditions of membership

Using your card

Please present your library card when you wish to borrow items or use computer facilities. You will need to know your library card number and PIN/password to sign in to your library account or to use computers and some online resources.

Lost or stolen cards

Please advise the library immediately if your library card is lost or stolen. A fee will be charged for replacement cards.

Update or re-register your library card

You can update your email address and PIN/password by signing in to your library account. If you need to update or re-register your library card please contact us.


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