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Joining the Library

Online Registration

Under 16? Click here!

To join Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire Libraries complete the form below, and click the "Join the Library" button. We will give you your Library Card Number and PIN straight away so that you can use our digital services immediately.

To use the full services offered by the library please bring one form of identification to prove your name and address, e.g. driving licence, utility bill, to the library you selected. If you are under 16 you should bring proof of your parent or guardian's name and address.

Read the Library Services' Privacy Notice to learn more about how the service uses your data.

Find out more about joining the library.

Do not use this form if you are already
a member of Bedford Borough or Central Bedfordshire Libraries.

The red asterisk * means information must be typed in.

This information is being collected by Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire Councils and will be used in the provision of a Library Service. It will not be used for any other purpose or disclosed to any other agency.
Full Online
Full membership allows you to borrow items, use computers in the library and use the Virtual Library
Online membership allows you to use selected Virtual Library facilities via the Internet only.

Only Full Members need to collect a card.
  • The library card is issued to the person named above, they are responsible for any items borrowed from Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire Libraries.
  • If the library card is lost please report it immediately.
  • Please inform us of any change to your name or address.
I wish to join the library and agree to abide by the Regulations and Byelaws. *
Click here to view the Regulations and Byelaws in a separate window