A librarian showing a library patron how to use the self-check-out.

Library Membership

Membership is FREE. You can visit us in person or join our library online. If you join online, you can use your temporary card number and PIN to access eBooks, eAudiobooks and other online resources immediately.

To access the full range of our services, we will need to view your identification showing proof of address at one of our branches.

One Library Network

Busselton Libraries is part of the One Library network. The One Library network connects 25 libraries in Western Australia giving greater access to the community.  Learn more about the One Library network.

If you already have a library membership at any of the One Library participating libraries you won’t need to register again. You can use your current library card to access the services at Busselton Libraries.

The One Library logo.

How to Join

We offer standard memberships for Western Australian residents and lite memberships for travellers. We also offer other memberships; Book Clubs, Outreach and Homebound.

To become a member you will need to provide current proof of your name and address.

Either ONE of the following forms of ID;

  • Current Driver’s Licence
  • Lease Agreement
  • Rates Notice
  • Centrelink pension/health card

OR

TWO of the following forms of ID;

  • Current electricity, telephone, water or gas bill
  • Bank or Medicare statement
  • Rent Receipt

Don’t have current proof of address? Don’t Worry

If you don’t have current proof of address you can register for Lite Membership (we will need to see some form of ID). You’ll be able to:

  • Borrow 2 items
  • Access eResources
  • Use the printing, scanning and copying facilities

If you are travelling from interstate or overseas you can register for Lite Membership (we will need to see some form of ID). You’ll be able to:

  • Borrow 2 items
  • Access eResources
  • Use the printing, scanning and copying facilities

If you are interested in a membership for Book Club, Outreach or Homebound, please contact us for more information.

Borrowing Information

You’ll need to bring your library card with you when you visit either Library so you can:

  • Borrow up to 30 items (limit 10 DVDs)
  • Reserve up to 20 items
  • Access the public computers, printer, photocopier and scanner
  • Use the self-service check out

Standard loans are for 3 weeks and items may be renewed twice if there are no holds. Limited special collections have different loan periods.

All members may borrow or return at any of the libraries in the One Library Network. Learn more about the One Library network.

Visit our online catalogue to:

  • Reserve and renew items
  • Manage your account
  • Access digital resources

Learn more about using our online catalogue.