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Joining the Library

Online Registration

To join Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire Libraries complete the form below, and get your parent or guardian to fill out their information. When you click the "Send" button we will give you your Library Card Number and PIN so that you can use the online services immediately, such as request books and search the online resources.

Unfortunately if you live outside Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire and are unable to visit one of our libraries to collect a library card you will not be able to access The Times Digital Archive due to licence restrictions.

To use all the services offered by Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire Libraries please bring one form of identification to prove your parent's or guardian's name and address, e.g. driving licence, utility bill, to the library you selected.

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 already have
a Bedford Borough or Central Bedfordshire Libraries card.

The red asterisk * means information must be typed in.

Please type carefully when putting in your details - what you type is what you will get on any letters we send you!

This information is being collected by Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire County Council 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.
* Do you want to be a Full member or an Online member?
Choose membership type
Full members can borrow books, videos and other things. They can also use the computers in the libraries
Online members can use parts of the Virtual Library from home, but cannot borrow items from libraries, or use computers in libraries