Join the Library

How to Join the Library

Membership is open to persons of any age, and is free to all residents of Goulburn Mulwaree and Upper Lachlan Council areas. Potential members need to provide identification showing their current residential address.

The library requires persons under the age of 18 to have a guarantor. A guarantor is a parent or guardian over 18 who is prepared to take responsibility for items borrowed, which may become lost or damaged. The guarantor needs to provide identification showing their current residential address, and co-sign the application form for the person wishing to become a member.

To become a member of the library please bring proof of your CURRENT name & address as a resident/ratepayer of either Goulburn Mulwaree or Upper Lachlan Shire Council.

Proof of name & address to be in the form of ONE of the following:

  • Current NSW Driver's Licence
  • Council Rates or Water Notice
  • Residential Tenancy Agreement
  • Commonwealth or State Electoral Card
  • NSW Photo ID Card
  • Parent or Guardian's Library Membership (for under 18s only)

Or TWO of the following:

  • Electricity Account
  • Gas Account
  • Centrelink Pensioner Concession Card
  • Centrelink Health Care Card
  • Telephone Account
  • 2 x Official rent receipts from Real Estate Agent
  • Bank Statement
  • Letter from your employer in our LGA
  • Letter from your School/Education Institution in our LGA

Membership Application Form

Print the Application Form below, complete the details and visit Goulburn Mulwaree Library. Remember to bring your identification with you.

If you do not meet the conditions listed above you may be eligible for either Reciprocal Membership or Temporary Membership


Application for Library membership requires you to provide 'personal information' as defined in the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998. The Library needs this information so that it can process your membership application in order to provide Library services. The supply of this information is voluntary, however without membership some services will not be available.

This information will only be used within Goulburn Mulwaree or Upper Lachlan Councils, unless the library needs to use or disclose your personal information for law enforcement purposes or if otherwise required by law.

The Library is required to collect and retain this information and to record that documentation, supporting your application, where relevant identification, has been sighted. You have the right to request access to and/or correct any personal information concerning you held by the Library.

Routine corrections, changes and enquiries should be directed to the Library staff.

See the Membership & Access Policy

For more Information regarding Privacy contact your local Council