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Joining and using the library

 

How do I join?

Simple - if you are resident in Shetland you just fill in a very short membership form at the desk, and show some identification. We can have your library card ready within a few minutes, and you can borrow immediately.

 

What can I borrow?

20 items, of which 8 can be music CDs, 4 can be film DVDs and 2 can be Open Learning packs.

Also:

4 eAudiobooks

10 eBooks

Unlimited eMagazines

It is completely free to borrow, except for a £1 charge for film DVDs, and £2 or £3 charge for box sets.

 

How long can I borrow things for?

Books, learning DVDs and CDs are loaned for 4 weeks.

Film DVDs are loaned for two weeks

Open learning packs are loaned for 12 weeks

eMagazines are loaned indefinitely

eBooks and eAudiobooks you can choose to borrow from 1 to 21 days

 

I'm just visiting - can I join?

Visitors are also very welcome to join the library. Just fill in a membership form, show some ID and give us your Shetland and home address. You may borrow up to 5 items plus eBooks.

 

How about using computers?

Members and visitors also get free use of our computers and the internet. For more information see our Computers page.

 

 

 

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