How to join The Library

Do you want to borrow books? Join The Library. Membership has benefits! It gives you access to South Tyneside Libraries  which offers a variety of online resources including e-books & e-magazines and book reservations and you can return books to any South Tyneside library, including the community libraries. Plus you are entitled to free computer use.

A selection of books in a library

If you are 16 or over, you can join The Library by completing the online form and presenting your ID to our Boldon & Cleadon Community Library team. If you are under 16 you will need to pop into The Library and collect a form which your parent or guardian will need to sign.

Important! – You will need to present your ID to The Library team before your membership can be checked & verified and your library card issued. This must include your name & address; photo ID is not required. Once your application is processed your library card will be available to collect from The Library.