Auckland Libraries: Join the library

Join the library online

Hono mai ki te whare pukapuka mā te ipurangi

Join the library online! It only takes a few minutes, and best of all, it’s free for all Auckland residents and ratepayers.

Complete this form to enjoy our extensive collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, eNewspapers, online learning resources and more.

If you would like to check out physical library items, including books, magazines and DVDs, please visit any of our libraries around Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. All you need to do is chat with our friendly staff, show them your photo identification, and we’ll give you a library card. Easy!

Before you start

You'll need a valid email address and an Auckland physical address. If you don't have an email address, please visit any of our libraries to get a library card. Go to our Libraries' locations page

If you’re an Auckland school, business or rest home, use our membership form for organisations. Go to organisations' form

If you aren't an Auckland resident or ratepayer, find out about out-of-zone memberships. Learn about out-of-zone memberships

Please let us know if you experience problems while completing this form. Go to our contact us page

3 minutes estimated time to complete

Auckland Libraries:Join the library Find out how to join the library depending on your membership type: adults, kids, teens, schools, businesses, resthomes, or subscription membership.