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Joining Camden library service

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Joining Camden library service online

You can join Camden libraries online by clicking on the button below after you have read and accepted the conditions. You will be issued with a temporary library membership ID, starting CAM. To borrow books or use the computers at one of our libraries, or to access our Digital library, you need to bring in that membership ID plus photo ID and proof address in to one of our libraries where we will complete your membership and give you your library card.

Conditions of membership

  • To borrow items you must present your library membership card.
  • Items can be borrowed from and returned to any Camden library.
  • Overdue fines are charged for the late return of items.
  • Some services and loan types will be charged for.
  • All costs incurred by Camden Libraries due to items lost or damaged whilst in your care must be reimbursed.
  • Report lost cards to the library immediately. There will be a charge for replacement membership cards.
  • Membership is suspended if you have overdues items and outstanding charges.
  • Overdue notices are a courtesy reminder for your convenience. A small fee is charged for processing these notices.
  • A reservation and/or inter-library loan service is available for those items which are on loan, available at another branch or at another library service. A small fee is charged for this service. You can place your own reservations for most items via the public access catalogues at our branches or through our online catalogue.
  • All costs incurred by the Library due to items lost or damaged whilst in your care must be reimbursed.
  • All reservation, inter-library loan and lost membership card charges are non-refundable.
  • If you change your address or name please notify us immediately.
  • Please report lost cards to the library immediately. You will be held responsible for any items borrowed before the loss is reported.
  • Membership details are confidential and will not be disclosed to other parties.


Click the button below to accept these conditions and proceed to the registration form (you must be 18 or over to join online).

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