Join the library online

Hono mai ki te whare pukapuka mā te ipurangi

Joining the library is free for all residents and ratepayers of Tāmaki Makaurau. Join online then pick up your library card!

Get started

Fill in this form to begin your membership. You will be able to access our online resources and eCollections right away.

You'll need two things:

  • a valid email address
  • an Auckland physical address.
If you don't have an email or physical address, visit a library or contact us to join.

Pick up your library card

After completing this form, bring your photo ID to any of our libraries to pick up your free library card. View all library locations

A library card lets you borrow items from our physical collections, like books, magazines, DVDs, CDs, sheet music and more. Find out more about membership

Contact us for assistance

If you have any issues completing this form, please contact us.

Call 09 377 0209 or ask for help online.

3 minutes estimated time to complete

Auckland Council 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.