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Applying for Membership


Basic Membership and Privileges
How do I apply for Basic Membership?
  • Singaporeans may apply for library membership using the online ' Apply for Membership form'
  • Those who opt to use their NRIC as their membership card, must visit the selected branch library to activate it.
  • Permanent residents and foreigners will not be able to use this online form. They will have to apply personally at a branch library.
Note the following items and fees:
Status
Items To Bring Fees
Singaporean 15 years & above NRIC - No fee for using NRIC as membership card
OR
$5.00 if a membership card is required.

Child i) Birth certificate AND
ii) One Parent's NRIC
- Free membership card
Permanent
Resident
15 years & above i) Passport AND
ii) Re-entry permit or blue NRIC
- $10.30 one-time registration fee and no subsequent subscription fee is required.
Potential members are encouraged to use their blue NRIC as membership card
- $5.00 if a membership card is required.

Child i) Birth certificate or passport AND
ii) One Parent's NRIC
- $10.30 one-time registration fee and no subsequent subscription fee is required.
- Free membership card
Non-citizen Adult i) Passport AND
ii) Employment pass/ dependant pass/work permit (with at least 3 months' validity left) or student pass
i) $10.30 registration fee
ii) $10.30 annual subscription (Inclusive of membership card fee)

Child i) Child's Passport AND
ii) Parent's Passport AND
iii) Student pass or dependent pass (with at least 3 months' validity left)
i) $10.30 registration fee
ii) $10.30 annual subscription (Inclusive of membership card fee)

Basic Membership Privileges

Loan Quota : You can use either your NRIC or membership card to borrow a maximum of 4 books or magazines.
Loan Period : 21 days


Premium Membership and Privileges
How do I apply for Premium Membership?

You have to be a library member before you can apply for the Premium Service. Note that Video-Lending members are automati' cally converted to Premium Service members.

Registration : Register as a Premium Service member at the Customer Services Counter of any community or regional library with your NRIC or library membership card.
Annual Subscription Fee : $20.60 (including 3% GST). This fee is non-refundable.
Privileges : Premium Service members can borrow up to eight items (books, magazines, videos or CD-ROMs).
Loan Quota : Premium Service members can use either their NRIC or membership card to borrow an additional four items on top of the four books or magazines. These items can be books, magazines, videos or CD-ROMs.
Loan Period : 21 days for books and magazines. Seven days for videos and CD-ROMs.
Collection : Audio-Visual Lending items can only be collected from the Libraries, where they are located, and cannot be routed to another library for pick-up.
Policy : The videos and CD-ROMs borrowed from the library are strictly for private viewing. Duplication, circulation and renting out of the tapes and CD-ROMs are not allowed.

Libraries offering the Audio-Visual Lending Service

Videos:
Ang Mo Kio Community Library
Jurong East Community Library
[email protected]
Marine Parade Community Library
Queenstown Community Library
Tampines Regional Library

Videos and CD-ROMs:
Bedok Community Library
Bukit Merah Community Library
Geylang East Community Library
[email protected]
Toa Payoh Community Library
Woodlands Regional Library

DVDs & Audio CDs
[email protected]

Musical Scores
[email protected]


Community Children's Library Membership and Policies
What are the registration procedures and membership fees for Community Children's Libraries (CCLs)?

Things to bring : Bring along your identity card and child's birth certificate or dependent's pass when you come down to a CCL to register.
Registration Fee : $5
Monthly membership fee : $2
Collection of membership fees : Six-monthly or yearly basis

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