Manchester City Council

Libraries Join the library

If you live in the UK you can join Manchester library for free:

  • press the 'Join the library' button on this page and fill in the form: we'll give you a temporary membership number
  • use this number to make reservations online straight away
  • go to one of our libraries: we'll give you a ticket and you can start borrowing books and accessing reference materials online.
  • show us proof of your name and address and you can borrow audio or video items, and use library computers.

Visiting as a guest

If you’re visiting from outside the UK and cannot become a library member you can still use our library computers as a guest each time you visit. However, you will not be able to borrow any books.

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