MembershipMembership to Bathurst Library is free to all living, working or studying in the Bathurst LGA.

Non-residents may apply for reciprocal membership if appropriate, or temporary membership which is subject to a fee.

Applicants must provide current photo ID showing current address or two (2) other forms of ID (eg. driver's licence, rates notice, Health Care card, gas or electricity bill).

Applications for Junior Membership (under 18 years) must be signed by a parent or guardian who accepts responsibility for items borrowed on the card.

Once you become a member, you will be able to borrow immediately.

Click here for Charges and fees schedule for extra services and overdue items.

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  • Film streaming

    Film streaming

    Bathurst Library members can stream and view over 30,000 of the world’s best films online for free via our film portal. Choose from recent releases, award-winning documentaries, independent and classics titles for both kids and adults

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  • What's On

    Our What's On page contains links to upcoming events and online programmes for children

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  • Catalogue

    Use our catalogue to search for all items including our eLibrary and eResearch databases

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  • eLibrary

    Download eBooks, eAudio and eMagazines to read anywhere, anytime for free.

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  • Local History

    The Local History collection contains resources relating to the rich history, geography and environment of the region.

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  • Research

    Access research databases for History, Literary and Scholarly purposes. A great resource for students or general interest.

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