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Becoming a member of Wigan Libraries

Welcome to Wigan Libraries! Membership of the library service is free. 

Join online

You may join the library online by clicking on the button below. Your membership card will be available to collect from whichever Library in the Borough you choose. Please bring a form of ID showing your address when you collect your card.

Conditions of membership

  • To borrow books, you must use your library membership card, and you should use the self-service machines if possible.
  • Up to fifteen books, may be borrowed for three weeks.
  • Items can be renewed three times online or at any library. 
  • Books can be borrowed from and returned to any library in the Borough.
  • You may not be able to borrow items if you have overdue items and outstanding charges.
  • We no longer charge overdue fines, but all costs incurred by the library, due to items lost or damaged whilst on loan to you, must be paid.
  • As a library member you can also download e-books, e-audiobooks and e-magazines free of charge.
  • If you change your name or address, 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.
  • We'll need your email address so we can send you information about your library account, when your loans are due back and when your membership is due to expire.
  • You can choose to sign up to get emails about library news and events.
  • Membership is for three years and can be renewed as many times as you like.
  • 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.

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