Join Torbay Libraries today and start ordering books straight away. It's completely free to become a member.

Once you have joined you will be able to reserve up to four items for collection in your local library. When you collect your items you will need to bring one form of identification with you to activate your full membership.

Types of Membership

  • Welcome Membership - No ID required for up to 4 items, excluding DVDs
  • Full Membership - ID required for up to 10 items at a time
  • Children's Membership - Guarantor's borrower number or details required to complete the form. The guarantor is responsible for the ticket and is usually a parent, guardian or carer at the same address

Here are just some of the benefits of your full library membership.

Up to 24 books (from 1st July number of loans will change to 20 books)
5 CDs (music or audio books)
5 DVDs

eBooks or eAudiobooks

Computers and Internet for up to 1 hour a day free
A range of online reference services, including Ancestry Online and Naxos Music Library

Take part:
Free book groups
Free events and activities for under 5s, children and teens
Interest groups including poetry, film and local history

Please complete the joining form below to register for membership.

At the end of this process, you will be given a temporary number (prefixed UNREG) and PIN, which will enable you to access our digital library immediately.  As and when our libraries re-open we will process all temporary memberships registered during this closure period and we will issue a library card to you - please bring ID with you.

Your UNREG number and PIN can be found under your profile. Please make a not of these as you will need them to log in. 

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Libraries Unlimited

Libraries in Torbay are run by Libraries Unlimited

Bringing ideas, imagination, creativity and knowledge to enrich people’s lives and build thriving communities.

Libraries Unlimited South West, a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales. Registered company number: 9822597. Registered charity number:1170092. Registered office: Exeter Library, Castle Street, Exeter, Devon , EX4 3PQ.

Our network service has been restored in our libraries. Service issue details.