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Becoming a Member

All the information you need to become a member of De Chastelain Library.

COVID-19 Library Update: Due to COVID-19 regulations, we are not in a position to allow external members or members of the public physical access to the De Chastelain Library.

We offer membership to those over the age of 18. Members can borrow 8 items at any one time, including DVDs and CDs. 4 Day Loan and Short Loan items may not be borrowed.

We recommend that you first become a member of Louth County Libraries and ask for your data to be transferred to us through our joint 1 Card 6 Libraries initiative. It's free to join Louth County Libraries.

How to Become a Member

 

 

Option 1:

Already a member of Louth County Libraries?

 

 

If you are already a member of Louth County Libraries you can simply complete the application form below to become a member of De Chastelain Library, through the 1 Card 6 Libraries initiative.

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Option 2:

Not currently a member of Louth County Libraries?

If you are not a member of the Louth County Libraries you can still become a member of De Chastelain by downloading and returning our direct membership application form.

Direct Membership Application Details

Please Note: The easiest way to become a member of De Chastelain Library is to first become a member of Louth County and then gain access to De Chastelain Library for free through the 1 Card 6 Libraries initiative.

Terms and Conditions

By completing the application form above and clicking submit you agree to abide by the terms and conditions associated with this membership, as specified below, and declare that you are 18 years of age or over.

  • Borrowing rights only are associated with membership of the De Chastelain Library.
  • The Library Card is not an ID Card.
  • Readers are liable for any loss or damage to Library property issued on their account. In the event of readers failing to return items Library services may be withdrawn until items are paid for or replaced.
  • Loans are for fixed periods only and fines are charged on overdue loans.
  • Members may borrow up to 8 items, excluding 4 Day Loan and Short Loan items. All loans are subject to recall.
  • Access to databases and other subscribed electronic resources is NOT included in De Chastelain Library Membership.
  • Books and articles not available in the Library may be obtained through interlibrary loan from other sources but external users will be charged for this service.
  • Membership will be withdrawn if the Library Code of Conduct is breached.

Questions?