To join the library you can download the attached membership form or visit us during opening hours. You will also need to bring proof of identity and address with you.

membership form

Anyone aged 16 or older can join free of charge as a full adult member provided they have suitable identification and a permanent UK address. Children under 16 can also get a membership but will require a signature from their parent or guardian.

Accepted forms of ID and address

To join our library you need to show proof of who you are and where you live. Two documents are required, one from each list.

Proof of identity:

  • Bank card
  • Current, valid full UK photo-card driving licence with signature
  • Work pass, Freedom pass or Blue badge (all with photo)
  • Passport
  • National Insurance Card

Proof of address:

  • Recent utility or council tax bill, or tenancy agreement
  • Current, valid full UK photo-card driving licence with signature
  • Recent bank statement
  • Medical card or medical appointment letter
  • Student Loans Company letter or letter from college confirming address
  • Hostel accommodation letter (for those with no fixed address)

Membership Cards

Harrow Green Community Library is an independent organisation, and is not associated with any other council run Waltham Forest Libraries.

You will be issued with a seperate membership card when you join with us.  Whilst membership is free, there is a charge of £1.00 for replacement cards should you lose or damage the one issued to you.