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Get a Library Card
With a Library card, you can request books and other collection material to use in the Library, and access an extensive range of eresources such as online journals, newspapers, magazines and ebooks.
If you are a NSW resident, you can use the eresources remotely—anywhere, anytime.
Already a member of your public library? Register using your NSW public library card for instant access to the Library’s eresources
Become a Friend
Be part of a vibrant membership community engaging meaningfully with the activities of the Library.
Friends of the Library enjoy a wealth of benefits and special access to our renowned collections through member events, exhibitions and publications.
You can choose a membership that suits you.
Other ways to become involved
Artwork by John Bokor