Anyone who lives, works or is being educated in Powys can join the library. Its free and easy to do.
If you wish to register as an adult member (14 years or over), please bring personal identification that confirms your name and your current address. Examples could include your current driver's licence or passport, and a recent utilities bill or bank or savings account statement.
Under 14s require the signature of a parent, who will need to have their own personal identification with them.
On your first visit to the library, you will be given a library ticket, which you will need to have with you when you visit the library in person or on-line in order to have full access to services.
It is FREE to join the library.
You may be entitled to FREE Talking Books if you have a visual impairment, or are otherwise unable to read standard print books. The free service entitles you to have 2 Talking Books on loan at any one time. If you think that you are eligible, and would like to apply for the free service, you can ask at any Powys library for an application form or download a PDF version from the Talking Books page on this this website.
We are confident that the full adult entitlement of 20 items and the children’s of 10 items, plus the generous renewal scheme, will be sufficient to support home tuition.
Yes. Visitors are welcome to join the library. You should bring your home library card and proof of home address to show the librarian. You can also download and fill out the Visitor Application form and bring it with you. You would be entitled to borrow up to 8 items (it is the same entitlement for adults and children). Adult members can borrow videos, music CDs and Talking Books.
No. You are responsible for any item borrowed or any charge accrued on your card. We do not advise that you let others use your card.
No. If your library card is missing or stolen, report this to the library immediately, either in person or by telephone. You will need to ask for a replacement card on your next visit. There will be a charge for this. Remember, you are responsible for any item borrowed or any charge accrued on your card, up to the time it is reported lost or stolen.