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Join the library

Join the library

Membership is free for residents of the Gore District and the Otago/Southland region - Invercargill, Southland, Clutha, Queenstown/Lakes, Central Otago, Dunedin and Waitaki.

Complete and email a form online, then bring personal identification to the library to pick up your card (or bring a completed form with you).

If you are under 18, an adult who will be your guarantor will need to come with you, bringing their library card or identification.

Membership categories


For people living permanently in the Gore District or the Otago/Southland region, or paying property rates to the Gore District Council, fill in and email an Adult membership form, or child membership form.

Visitor (non-resident)

For people staying in the District for three or more months. There is a borrowing limit of three items at a time. Fill in and email a temporary membership form.


For teachers currently working in the Gore District, fill in and email a teachers membership form.

Bring your completed form to the library along with personal identification.