These rules may be reviewed and/or altered at any time. We will use reasonable endeavours to inform Members of material or significant changes to the rules as far in advance as possible with notice of any significant change displayed in our libraries
Library membership is free.
For full library membership proof of name, address and signature must be presented to a member of library staff.
For temporary membership – 1 month’s People’s Network (PN) access and limited borrowing – proof of signature is required.
For children’s membership a parent or guardian must present either a valid library card or proof of name, address and signature.
Each member will receive a card with a membership number and a separate personal identification number (PIN).
You will require your membership card to borrow an item or use the PN
Membership cards cannot be transferred to anyone else.
Lost membership cards must be reported immediately to any Wandsworth Library. The cardholder, or the parent/guardian responsible for a child’s membership, remains responsible for the return of any item borrowed prior to such notification.
A replacement membership card will be issued on application. Identification is required. Replacement cards are free for ages 0-15, and 65 and over. Members aged 16-64 will be charged a replacement fee.
All members must immediately notify a Wandsworth Library of any change of name, address or contact details so that the record of membership can be amended. For changes to name or address the library card and proof of the change (E.g.: marriage certificate, utility bill, driving license, etc.) will need to be presented to library staff.
The Librarian-in-charge is entitled to withdraw the membership of any person who fails to comply with any of the membership rules, or who commits an offence against byelaws made under Section 19 of the Public Libraries and Museums Act, 1964 as amended by the Council.