Membership with the Whitsunday Regional Libraries is free to all Whitsunday and Queensland residents upon presentation of identity and proof of residency. Forms of identity can be the following:
Rates notice with Whitsunday or Queensland address
Current lease agreements for a period of 6 months in the Whitsunday or Queensland (rental agreement with date).
Enrolled on Federal/State electoral roll at a Queensland address (current electoral roll card).
Current driver's licence with a Queensland residential address.
For those under 18 years of age a parent/guardian can provide one of the above
How Do I Join?
You can join the library by providing identification of one of the above and completing a membership application at your local library or join online.
As a Parent / Guardian / Borrower you are responsible for:
All items loaned on the card including those borrowed by other users of the card
All items loaned by any junior or young adult member that you have given permission to join
Paying charges set by Council on lost & damaged items
Updating a change of address and advising loss of card immediately.
International and Interstate Visitors
Interstate and non-Australian residents may join as a Lifetime Visitor member on limited borrowing upon payment of a non-refundable $50.00 deposit. Lifetime members also have access to e-resources (eBooks, eAudiobooks and E-magazines)
Number of persons
4 items per card
A limit of 20 items per card may be borrowed at any one time.
Loan Periods All items have a three week loan period, except reference material, eBooks and eAudiobooks. Selected non circulating material may be borrowed overnight. Ebooks and eAudiobooks have a two week loan period.
Items may be renewed over the phone or online, provided the item is not reserved by another user.
Bowen - 4761 3670
Cannonvale - 4946 1366
Collinsville - 4785 5366
Proserpine - 4945 0275
A maximum of five reservations per user applies, including Inter-Library Loans.