How to Join Library Membership

1.) The DPL provides free library service in the NCT of Delhi. Membership is open to all persons residing in NCT of Delhi on payment of Rs.50.00 for adults and Rs. 30.00 for childrens only as membership charges and no other subscription fee is charged for the use of library services.
2.) To become a member of DPL all you need to do is to download the membership application form available on DPL website.  Fill the details and got the signature of your parent/guardian if you are below 18 years. The duly filled membership application should be attested by any responsible person (such as Gazetted officers/Principal/Lecturer/Elected Public Representative/MBBS Doctor/Lawyer/Bank Manager etc.) as provided under the Library Rules and submit the membership application form at the registration counter along with Rs.20.00. Those who are unable to obtain attestation can become member by depositing refundable security deposit of Rs. 1000/-.
3.) To enroll the membership to the residents of NCR on the same norm as applicable to the residents of Delhi, subject to condition that they have to deposit an amount of Rs. 1000/- per member as a Security Deposit refundable upon surrender of the membership without making payment of interest thereon.

Temporary membership of the library to the outstation students shall be provided for a period of six months on production of the any of the documents viz. (a) Photo ID Card of Educational Institute where the student is studying (b) Voter / Election ID Card (C) Driving License (d) Passport and accompanied with a security Deposit of Rs. 1000/-
4.) Once the application form is filled in just return it to the library staff at registration counter and show your current residence proof. We accept Ration Card/Election I-Card/Office I-Card/Passport/Driving License/CGHS.ESI Card/Bank Pass Book/Current Electricity Bill/Aadhar Card/MTNL Bill etc as residence proof. Staff will issue 1/2/3 borrower tickets depending upon the type of the library unit, which enable you to borrow books.
5.) The borrower card is valid for five years. Thereafter a fresh application for membership dully recommended under the Library Rules is required. In case change of address that members should immediately inform the staff at Registration counter for change of address. Please see Library Rules for details.


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Get A Library Card

It's easy and it's free! Just come into the library with your parents or legal guardian. They'll need to show us their personal identification with an address on it. If you are 15 or younger, you'll need your parents to sign your card too. You may also print off a Library Card Application form and bring it to the library signed by your parent or legal guardian.

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