Auckland Libraries: Join the library: adults

Join the library: adults

Hono ki te whare pukapuka: taipakeke

You can get a free adult membership if you are over 18 and living in Auckland, or pay rates on a property in Auckland.

It takes just three easy steps to join the library.

  • Fill out the online registration form ('Join now' below).
  • At any of our libraries, show us a personal identification (Drivers Licence, Passport, Credit Card, 18+ card or Community Services card) and a bill or statement as proof of address.
  • Get a library card.


If you have no proof of address, we can give you a temporary starter membership. This membership allows you to borrow a limit of two items at a time.

If you are physically unable to visit a library and have no one to get items for you, you can use our Homebound delivery service. Email us to enquire. 

Read the Auckland Libraries membership terms and conditions.

Lost your library card?

If your card is lost or stolen, notify us immediately. You do not need to fill in the online registration form again.

Go to any of our locations and get a replacement library card for $2. 

Auckland Libraries:Join the library: adults Follow these easy steps to getting an adult membership.