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Joining Moreland libraries and borrowing items

Membership is free. To join the library online, click the ACCEPT button below after you have read the following information. On the next page, you will need to choose the appropriate category: adult (18 and over) or junior (under 18). Junior members will need to nominate a guarantor to complete the membership.

An email with a temporary borrower number will be sent to the email address nominated. You can use this number to access Borrowbox (ebooks and eaudiobooks) immediately.

Adult members will receive an email with the full library card number within 3 working days. Guarantors nominated by a junior member will receive an email with a link to a form that can be completed online. On completion of this form, they will receive an email with the full library card number within 3 working days. Library cards will be posted in the mail.

    • You can use your Moreland City Libraries membership card at our five libraries and to access our e-library. You may borrow up to 50 physical items on your card, including up to 30 CDs and DVDs.

    • You can borrow most library materials for 21 days. Reference, Local Studies items and the most current newspapers and magazines are not available for loan.

    • You may renew items twice, either by telephone, online via the library catalogue, or in person at any library. You may not renew an item if it has already been reserved by another user or if there are overdue charges on your card.

    • You may reserve up to 10 items at once free of charge, except for Reference and Local Studies items. We will notify you when they are available to borrow.

    • You may request interlibrary loans for a charge and will be notified when they are available.

    • Moreland library materials can be returned to any Moreland library. After hours book return facilities are available at all of our libraries.

    • Replacement costs may be charged for items lost or damaged whilst in your care. By accepting these conditions, you agree that you use any items you borrow at your own risk and acknowledge that Moreland City Libraries will not be liable for any damage caused to equipment by such items.

    • If you lose your card, you must report it immediately as you are responsible for any items borrowed before the loss is reported.

    • If you change your contact details, please notify us immediately. Membership details are confidential and will not be disclosed to other parties.

    • Full rights and responsibilities of membership are detailed in the Library Use Policy. Full information on loans, fees and charges is detailed in the Library Loans Policy. By accepting these conditions, you are also agreeing to abide by the Computer, Internet, Wireless, Printing and Photocopy Conditions for Public Use.

Privacy Statement
Moreland City Council is committed to protecting your privacy in accordance with the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Vic) and the Health Records Act 2001 (Vic). The personal information requested on this form is being collected by Moreland City Council for membership transactions and may also be used to update your personal information otherwise held by Council (for example, contact details including email address, phone number). It will not be disclosed to any other external party without your consent, unless required or authorised by law. If the personal information is not provided, you may not be able to access all membership functions. You can gain access to your personal information you have provided to Moreland City Council and if you wish to alter it, please contact Council’s Privacy Officer via telephone on 9240 1111 or e-mail at

Click here to accept these conditions and proceed to the membership form.