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Activate your library card

Please note: you only need to activate your library card if you received your library card as part of a promotion.

You can activate your library card;

How to activate your library card 

Activate your library card online via the website

  • Go to the online form website
  • You will need your library card number (the 14-digit number on the back of your library card)
  • You will need to confirm security details (name, address, date of birth)
  • You must provide us with a valid email address

You then need to visit a library to confirm your identification;

  • Visit any library during opening hours. Don’t know where the library is? Find a library.
  • Go to the help desk
  • You will need your library card to activate your library card
  • You will need one form of identification which confirms both your full name and current address

Activate your library card in person at the help desk

  • Visit any library during opening hours. Don’t know where the library is? Find a library.
  • Go to the help desk
  • You will need your library card to activate your library card
  • You will need one form of identification which confirms both your full name and current address

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