Aerial view of the magazine section at Dandenong Library

Library Membership

With digital resources and family friendly meeting areas, libraries offer more than just books. 

It is free to join the library and membership is open to everyone. Simply bring along identification and sign up.

Library membership benefits

  • Borrow books, magazines, CDs, DVDs and more for free from any participating Libraries Victoria library.

  • Access to a variety of creative, digital literacy, business and general programs and workshops.

  • Language and literacy advice and referral.

  • Literacy and learning help and support for adults.

  • Free downloads of eBooks, Audiobooks, eMagazines and online resources.


Membership categories

  • Full (must be a resident of Victoria). This includes membership of participating Libraries Victoria libraries.
  • Temporary visitors
  • Online.

Become a member



Full Library Membership

For a full library membership, (available to residents of Victoria), visit Springvale or Dandenong Library and provide:

  • One form of photo ID with proof of current address, or
  • Two separate forms of ID with proof of current address, or
  • A combination of one form of photo ID and one form of ID with proof of current address.

Acceptable forms of current address can be:

  • Utility bills or Council rates bill
  • Lease/tenancy agreement
  • Bank statement or official letters
  • Presciptions
  • Official communications from academic institutions, government departments, police and law courts.

All photo ID cards must be original hard copies. Some forms of ID are acceptable in electronic format (e.g. bills, bank statements).

Please note children under 18 years of age must have a parent or guardian present to sign their membership card.

Parents or guardians must accept the Conditions of Use that apply to computer and WiFI access at the libraries if they wish their children to access these services.

Temporary Visitor's Membership

For temporary visitors to the library, a three month membership with limited resource access is available.

Any form of ID is acceptable with or without a photo.

Temporary Online Membership

A temporary online membership can be created via a form on the online catalogue. A WEB User ID Number will be sent by email.

This provides three months of free access to some online services and resources and enables the placement of holds on library items.

When visiting the library in person, please present a current photo identity card and residential information and staff will provide a free permanent membership card.

Become a member

Libraries Victoria Membership

Greater Dandenong Libraries members can use the library card to borrow items at over 150 Council Libraries across Victoria as part of the Libraries Victoria network..

Libraries Victoria

Lost Membership Cards

If library membership cards are lost, misplaced or stolen membership, report it to the library as soon as possible to prevent the card being used by someone else. Items borrowed, lost or damaged on the card remain the responsibility of the card holder.

There is a small fee to issue a replacement library card.

Greater Dandenong Libraries - Fees and Charges

Change of Details

To change email or postal address or phone number, contact the libraries to update membership records.

Phone the libraries on 1300 630 920 Monday to Friday 9am-5pm (excluding public holidays).