MEMBERSHIP

Who can join?

Free membership is open to Queensland residents.

Temporary membership (3 months)  is available to non-residents of Queensland for a refundable fee of $30.00 per borrower. If you are staying in the Shire for more than 3 months you can renew your membership once more for 3 months.  The refundable fee must be claimed upon cessation of membership,  prior to leaving the Shire.

 

How To Join

People applying for membership to Banana Shire Library Service need to:

  • Go to one of the Banana Shire Library locations.
  • Produce one form of identification showing their current residential Address, for example a current driver's licence or telephone account.
  • Complete an application form.
  • For children and young people under 18 years of age, a parent or guardian must provide the above identification, as well as a Medicare card or similar with the child's name on it.

Your application will be processed and you will receive a library membership card. You may start using the library service immediately.

For children to become members of the library a parent or guardian, who qualifies for adult membership, must request membership on their behalf.

 

Loans

 Members of Banana Shire Library Service:

  • Present their library membership card when borrowing
  • May borrow up to 20 items at any one time.
  • Have items for a three-week loan period. Extended loan periods can be requested.
  • May renew their items, by phone or in person, for a further three weeks provided that, the items have not been requested by another borrower.
  • Are limited to 4 CDs and 4 DVDs at a time, due to the size of the collection.

Fines accrue on overdue items at a rate of 10 cents per item per day.