How to Join

If you already have a membership, login to your account here.


Membership is free at City of Darwin Libraries and open to everyone. You just need to provide personal ID and proof of your permanent NT residential address. Once you have joined, you can use your library card at Casuarina, City, Nightcliff and Karama Libraries.

If you are under 18, your application must be signed by a parent or guardian.

Conditions of Membership

I agree to:
 - respect the rights and security of staff and other library users
 - accept responsibility for all items borrowed on my card and to pay for replacement costs and processing fees for any items lost, stolen or damaged
 - abide by the City of Darwin Libraries' policies and conditions of use.

Policies and Conditions of Use

City of Darwin Public Library Policy
City of Darwin Libraries Code of Conduct
Privacy Statement
Darwin City Council By Laws
Permanent Membership Guidelines
Temporary Membership Guidelines

Temporary Membership

Temporary membership is available for visitors to Darwin on presentation of personal ID. A refundable deposit of $50 plus a $10 administrative fee applies. Temporary members are unable to borrow laptops or items through inter-library loans.

Temporary membership guidelines

Eresource Membership

If you reside within the NT and wish to join City of Darwin Libraries for the sole purpose of accessing eResources including eBooks, without visiting your library in person, just complete an eresource membership form to receive a library card.