Join the library

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The service is currently receiving a very high level of enquiries. Please be assured that we are doing our very best to respond to everyone as quickly as possible. We would ask that you do not submit multiple enquires as these are slowing down our response times.

Application for membership of Lancashire library service. Please complete this form. Anyone residing in the UK may join Lancashire's library service, however our eBook, eAudio, magazine, comic and newspaper download services and access to subscription resources are limited to Lancashire residents. You can join at any age and it's FREE! Charges may apply on overdue items, reservations and audio-visual material hire. We will process your application and email your library membership number and PIN (Personal Identification Number) to you. Membership cards will be posted once our buildings have re-opened. Please note for data protection reasons your membership will expire within 3 years, but can be renewed by confirming your details to a member of staff. You can update your library account details by completing our keep in touch form.

Schools – If you wish to request Lancashire library membership for a pupil at your school, please email library@lancashire.gov.uk before completing any 'Join the library' form from an official school email account and include the name of the school's local Lancashire library.

For details of how we use and store your information please see our privacy notice.