Library Membership

Local and Queensland Residents 

Can I Join?

Membership with the Whitsunday Regional Libraries is free to all Whitsunday and Queensland residents upon  presentation of identity and proof of residency. Forms of identity can be the following:  

  • Rates notice with Whitsunday or Queensland address
  • Current lease agreements for a period of 6 months in the Whitsunday  or Queensland (rental agreement with date).
  • Enrolled on Federal/State electoral roll at a Queensland address (current electoral roll card).
  • Current driver's licence with a Queensland residential address.
  • For those under 18 years of age a parent/guardian can provide one of the above
How Do I Join?

You can join the library by providing identification of one of the above and completing a membership application at your local library or join online.
As a Parent / Guardian / Borrower you are responsible for: 
  • All items loaned on the card including those borrowed by other users of the card
  • All items loaned by any junior or young adult member that you have given permission to join
  • Paying charges set by Council on lost & damaged items
  • Updating a change of address and advising loss of card immediately.

International and Interstate Visitors

Interstate and non-Australian residents may join as a Lifetime Visitor member on limited borrowing upon payment of a non-refundable $50.00 deposit.  Lifetime members also have access to e-resources (eBooks, eAudiobooks and E-magazines)

Number of persons Loan limits Fee
1 individual 4 items per card $50.00

Borrowing Quotas

A limit of 20 items per card may be borrowed at any one time.

Loan Periods
All items have a three week loan period, except reference material, eBooks and eAudiobooks. Selected non circulating material may be borrowed overnight. Ebooks and eAudiobooks have a two week loan period.

Items may be renewed over the phone or online, provided the item is not reserved by another user.

  • Bowen - 4761 3670
  • Cannonvale - 4946 1366
  • Collinsville - 4785 5366
  • Proserpine - 4945 0275

A maximum of five reservations per user applies, including Inter-Library Loans.

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    67 Herbert Street, Bowen
    Shop 23 Whitsunday Plaza, Cannonvale
    Cnr. Stanley and Conway Streets, Collinsville
    52 Main Street, Proserpine
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