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Becoming a member

Membership of the library service is free to all residents of Angus. You can join at any branch of the library by presenting proof of your name and current address. There is no minimum age for joining, but those under the age of 16 years require a signature from their parent or guardian.

Register online

You may join the library online by clicking on the button below after you have read and accepted the membership conditions. Your library card can be collected from your local library, where you will need to present proof of your name and current address.

Conditions of membership

  • To borrow items you must present your library membership card.
  • Digital items are available for a three-week loan, all physical items may be borrowed for four weeks.
  • You may borrow up to twelve items on your card. These can be borrowed from and returned to any Angus Library.
  • Items may be renewed twice at any branch. Staff are happy to renew items over the telephone during opening hours, please have your library card number on hand. If a reservation has been placed on an item you have on loan a renewal is not permitted.
  • Items may be returned at any branch. After hours drop boxes are available at Carnoustie and Montrose Libraries. Items left in the drop boxes after hours are regarded as having been returned on the next open day.
  • Overdue fines are not charged for the late return of items.
  • An administration charge and the value of any items overdue will be applied for long overdue items.
  • Membership is suspended if you have overdue items and outstanding charges.
  • Overdue notices are a courtesy reminder for your convenience.
  • A reservation and/or inter-library loan service is available for those items which are on loan, available at another branch or at another library service. A fee is charged for inter-library loans. You can place your own reservations for most items via the public access catalogues at our branches or through the online catalogue.
  • All costs incurred by the Library due to items lost or damaged whilst in your care must be reimbursed.
  • All inter-library loan and lost membership card charges are non-refundable.
  • If you change your address or name please notify us immediately.
  • Please report lost cards to the library immediately. You will be held responsible for any items borrowed before the loss is reported.
  • Membership details are confidential and will not be disclosed to other parties.


Click the button below to accept these conditions and proceed to the registration form (under 16s require a parent or guardian to join online).

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