Membership of the Ōtorohanga District Library is free to ratepayers and residents of the Ōtorohanga District. If you own a business, work or study locally you will also be eligible for free membership.
If you live or pay rates outside these areas, you may join by paying an annual subscription.
You'll need to fill out a membership application form, available at any of our libraries or online here. Library staff need to sight two forms of identification – proof of your address (e.g. bank statement, power account), and proof of your identity (e.g. driver’s licence, passport).
This option is available if you only wish to access library eBooks/eAudio and electronic subscription databases (Otorohanga residential address required).
For anyone under 18, a parent or guarantor needs to sign the form and provide their identification
This is a membership that entitles you to free borrowing from our “recent release” bestseller fiction collection and from the new magazines collection. If you enjoy reading bestseller fiction, paying an annual Gold Card fee could be the option for you.
After you’ve joined, you’ll be given a library card. You are responsible for your card, and for all items borrowed on it.
You will also be given a PIN that enables you to check your account online via our website.
It is very important that you:
Conditions of Use
Ōtorohanga District Council is required to comply with the provisions of the Privacy Act 1993. Personal information is collected, held and used in accordance with the principles set out in that Act. In particular, the Council will: