Due to the ongoing Coronavirus situation, this temporary card service is currently only available to residents of Leicester, Leicestershire or Rutland.

To join online complete the form below:

  • ~ please choose a library as your home branch so that your details can be registered
  • ~ fields marked with an * must be filled in
  • ~ to complete registration, you must tick the box at the end of the form, which means you agree to our library terms and conditions.

Once you have completed the online form, we will email you within five working days with the temporary library card number and PIN.

This temporary card will allow you to access our Digital Library including all of our eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eComics.

This card will be active for 6 months after the libraries re-open, within that time you will need to bring proof of identification (listed above) to one of the city libraries where your card will be made permanent.

For more information on joining and what library membership has to offer click here.

Choose your branch:

Terms & Conditions

Fair Processing Notice

Personal details will be used only by Leicester Libraries for management information purposes and to provide the best possible service to you. We will not make this information available to other organisations unless we have to do so by law.

Library Loans

I agree to return items borrowed from Leicester Libraries.

Computer and WiFi Use

I agree to abide by the Leicester Libraries acceptable use policy for computers and WiFi.