About library membership

You can borrow books for free, which includes graphic novels and books in other languages.

You can also borrow music scores for free, a range of e-books and e-audiobooks.

DVDs, CDs, audiobooks and language courses are available to borrow for a small fee.

Find out more about fees for our library items and services.

Items you can borrow

You can borrow all these items at the same time:

•    40 books
•    8 CDs or DVDs
•    2 toys from Whitehawk Library or Coldean Library

Where to return your items

You can return all borrowed items to any of our libraries, except for toys. You’ll need to return toys to the same library you borrowed them from.

How long you can borrow items for

You can borrow:

•    books and audiobooks for up to 3 weeks
•    language courses for up to 3 weeks
•    CDs and DVDs for up to 1 week
•    toys for up to 3 weeks