Joining the Library:


All residents and ratepayers of either Port Macquarie Council or Kempsey Shire are welcome to join the library. Membership is free. We will need to see personal identification, including your current address. A parent or guardian must sign the application form if you are under 16 years of age. Cards are issued while you wait or you can join online via the following link. Your card can be used at any Mid North Coast Co-Operative Library branch.

Online Membership Form



  • 20 items per card at any one time, including:
    • 7 CDs
    • 5 CD Audio books
    • 7 DVDs
    • 5 MP3s
  • 3 week loan period. Books may be renewed twice. This can be done by phone.
  • A replacement card will cost $2.60.
  • Reservations and requests from other branches will cost 60c at all Port Macquarie-Hastings branches.
  • Remember your card. Your card is essential for borrowing and all other services.