Library cards and PIN

You need a library card to take books out of the library. You need your PIN to use library computers and access eMagazines, eBooks and other online resources from home.

Only you can use your card and PIN.

Get your library PIN

Get your library PIN now

You can also call us on 03000 41 31 31 to get your PIN. You'll need to answer security questions.

We can only give the PIN to the library card holder or to the parent if the card holder is a child.

Get a library card

To get a library card and PIN you need to join the library. If you join online you will get your card and PIN when you first visit a library.

Replace a lost or damaged card

To replace a lost or damaged card, please bring proof of your name and address to one of our libraries. A 50p charge applies.

Exempt card

If you have a disability or  mental health problems you may be able to get an exempt card. Find out more about exempt cards.