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A library card gives you free access to hundreds of thousands of physical titles and our eLibrary, as well as research resources and access to our PCs in libraries.

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You can apply for a library card if you:

  • live in Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire or Essex
  • study in, work in or visit Suffolk, but don't live here

If you are unable to provide proof of address we can give you an Instant Access card. With an Instant Access card you can:

  • borrow up to three books from any Suffolk library
  • use all our online services and library computers
  • borrow titles from the eLibrary

Get an Instant Access card by visiting any library in Suffolk.

Your library card is free.

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