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Join the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters library service and be part of the 'one card' network. Membership is free!

Woman holding Library CardThe SA public library 'one card' network is connecting the systems of more than 130 public libraries across South Australia to let you borrow and return items wherever you go, using your City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters library card.

Anyone living in South Australia can join our library service.

If you are visiting the state and would like to use the library while you are here, bring in some photo ID and as a 'visitor member' you can borrow up to five items.

How to join

To join, visit any City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters library branch and speak to a member of staff.

You will need to:

  • show personal identification with your photo and current address
  • bring along a parent or guardian if you are under 18 years of age
  • agree to the Library's Conditions of Library Membership

If you are visiting South Australia and would like to use our services during your travels, bring in some photo identification and we can provide you with a temporary membership.

Just interested in accessing our online resources? Become a digital member 

Just interested in accessing our online materials? Digital memberships are also available.

Digital Memberships are free and provide access to eBook and eAudiobook collections, online magazines, newspapers, movie streaming, online training a many other exciting resources.

To find out about these resources and how to access them, visit our Digital Resources page.

You can upgrade your digital membership to a full library membership anytime by visiting one of our library branches.

Become a digital member 

Accessing your account

You can place items on reserve, renew your loans or check your personal information by logging into your online library account.

To access your account:

  • visit the Library catalogue and select - My Account/Renew Items
  • enter your Library card number as your username
  • enter your password, which you nominated at the time of becoming a member.

Libraries SA app - public library in your pocket 

The Libraries SA app is free to download and allows you to access the Libraries of South Australia on your mobile phone or tablet.

The app allows you to:

  • use your phone as a library card
  • search the catalogue and reserve items
  • view your borrowing account and renew your loans
  • scan any book, DVD or CD barcode to see if it is available our libraries
  • find your closest library
  • find out about library programs and events
  • reserve a PC
  • link to online resources and access eBooks, eAudiobooks, online magazines and movie streaming

The Libraries SA app can be downloaded through both the Apple and Google Play app stores.

To login to the Libby app, select sign in from the menu and then enter your library card and pin number.

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