Wellington City Libraries

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Child Borrowers

How to join

  • Join our libraries online - click here for a temporary card number and more details,
    OR
  • Get full membership immediately - come to any one of our twelve branches and bring:

    • Your parent or guardian - we need their signature!
    • Personal ID for your parent or guardian (their library card is sufficient)
    • Something showing your parent or guardian's current residential address (e.g. an account or their library card)
    • You will also be asked to supply the name, address and phone number
      of another person who knows you well.

    (To find your closest branch, see this map of our libraries).

When you have joined

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You will be given a choice of two library cards like these ones, which you will need each time you want to borrow. This card and items borrowed on it are the responsibility of you and your parent or guardian.


You can use your card at

Services for Children

Check out the Kidz Zone for the Kid's Catalogue, Homework Help, New Books, What's On (including pre-school storytimes) and Fun Stuff like games.

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