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Membership

Membership

There are three types of membership, ‘individual’, ‘family’ and ‘digital’. To become a member you must click ‘Join’ and sign up to a tour.

Join our libraries in Karachi and Lahore or sign up for Digital Library Membership to get 24/7 access to our online collection of premium learning and entertainment content!

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Digital Membership

Adults aged 18 and above, residing anywhere in Pakistan, are eligible for digital membership.

Features

  • 24/7 access to the Digital Library from anywhere in Pakistan via a custom web and mobile app
  • Ability to organise go-to resources in a collection, bookmark articles and study materials, or save content from select resources for offline reading
  • Access to an online library account to update personal information and renew membership remotely

Benefits

  • Download award-winning e-books, audio books, and popular international magazines and publications
  • Get access to thousands of academic and business e-books and journals, digital graphic novels and software training and tutorials
  • Stream concerts, music and theatre productions straight from the UK on your desktop, laptop or mobile device

Membership Fee

  • PKR 3500 per year

Registration

  • To sign-up for Digital Membership, you must complete an online registration form by clicking on the Join button below.
  • After entering your details and submitting the form, you will receive guidelines to pay your membership fee via online bank transfer or ATM. 
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Individual Membership

Adults aged 18 and above are eligible for individual membership.

Features

  • Access to the Karachi and Lahore libraries; opening hours are 10 am to 8 pm, Tuesday to Saturday
  • Borrowing rights of upto 8 books  at a time from our full collection of 12000 books in each library
  • Access to an online library account to reserve books in our catalogue, keep track of borrowed items and renew them remotely.

Benefits

  • Each library offers free Wi-Fi, iPads and headphones that you can borrow and use on-site, printing and photocopying facilities and an in-house café
  • Enjoy activities tailored for students, professionals and young people, including book clubs, skills development workshops and author events
  • Library members are offered special discounts when registering for any of our events

Membership fee

  • PKR 6000 per year

Registration

  • To sign-up for Individual Membership, book a FREE tour of the Karachi or Lahore library, by clicking one of the options below. After your tour, the library team will help you complete a brief registration form and ask you for your ID and the membership fee.

Tours and membership of the physical libraries are temporarily closed.

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Family Membership

Family membership covers 2 adults (parents/guardians) and 4 children aged between 5-17.

Features

  • Access to the Karachi and Lahore libraries; opening hours are 10 am to 8 pm, Tuesday to Saturday
  • Borrowing rights of upto 8 books per adult and 4 per child at a time from our full collection of 12000 books in each library
  • Access to an online library account to reserve books in our catalogue, keep track of borrowed items and renew them remotely.

Benefits

  • Each library offers free Wi-Fi, iPads and headphones that you can borrow and use on-site, printing and photocopying facilities and an in-house café
  • Participate in a vibrant programme of activities for children and families including storytelling, interactive workshops, arts and crafts and more
  • Library members are offered special discounts when registering for any of our events

Membership Fee

  • PKR 15000 per year

Registration

  • To sign-up for Family Membership, book a FREE tour of the Karachi or Lahore library, by clicking one of the options below. After your tour, the library team will help you complete a brief registration form and ask you for your ID and the membership fee.

Tours and membership of the physical libraries are temporarily closed.