Joining the library

Join online

To speed up the joining process, you can Join online

To complete your membership and obtain your Library card, you will need to visit your nearest Port Phillp Library branch with ID relevant to membership type.

Join at a branch

You can visit your nearest Port Phillp Library branch and join on the spot within business hours.

Port Phillip Libraries have three membership types that offer various levels of access to our resources. Learn more about our memberships.

Conditions of membership

The library has Conditions of Membership in order to ensure safe and equitable access to our services. You indicate your agreement to follow these Conditions when you or your guardian sign your library card.

View the Port Phillip Library Service Conditions of Membership.

Restrictions on access to library services may be imposed on individuals who fail to abide by these conditions. This may include exclusion from the library and library services for a period of time as determined by the Library Co-ordinator.

We also have Conditions of Entry for all visitors to our library branches. These outline suitable behaviour in library spaces.