Permanent Residents of Carnarvon and WA 

Library membership is FREE to all permanent residents of both Carnarvon and visiting WA public libraries.  To join, download and complete the New-Library-Membership-Application-for-Carnarvon-and-WA-Library-Members.pdf(PDF, 365KB) and provide two forms of identification as detailed below.

Required ID for Carnarvon Residents

  • Photo ID such as a driver's licence or passport showing proof of your current residential address.  If your address is not current on your ID, you may provide a utilities account, rates account or rental agreement as proof or residency.
  • Secondary ID such as a Medicare card, bank card or concession card.

To collect your membership card, hand your completed application form together with the required identification into the library.  You may also submit your membership application together with two scanned identification documents via e-mail.  The library will post your card to you once your membership is approved. Memberships are approved and processed within 24 hours of receipt of application.

Required ID for visitors from other WA Public Libraries

  • Photo ID such as a driver’s licence or passport  and  proof of your current residential address in WA  (if not shown on photo ID) e.g. rates account, utilities account, rental agreement etc. 
  • WA Public Library Membership Card (home library).

Interstate and International Visitors:

Temporary membership is available provided you are planning to stay in Carnarvon for at least one month.   To join, download the New-Library-Membership-Application-for-travellers.pdf(PDF, 653KB)  and provide one form of photographic identification.  You will also need to provide details of a second contact person staying at an alternative address to you (this person can be living anywhere within Australia).   A $50.00 bond is payable on application and refunded to the borrower on return of all items to the library. 

Bring your completed application form and ID to the library.   Loan limits apply for each membership category and all members must sign to agree to Carnarvon Library Services Terms and Conditions as outlined on the back of the application form.