Special Borrowers

Joining the library as a Special Borrower gives you in-person borrowing rights.

Fees and charges

There is an annual fee of $82.50 (GST inclusive) for in-person borrowing. Concessional membership is $27.50 (GST inclusive). No-charge memberships are also available.

Further details are available on the Special Borrower Application Form.

MasterCard and Visa account holders can now pay their Special Borrower fees using a secure online payment gateway.

How to apply

To apply, please follow the steps in the Special Borrower Application Form.

Cheques should be made out to the University of New England.

When your ID Card is ready, we will send it to your postal address, enclosing information about the Library. You can borrow as soon as you receive your card.


As a Special Borrower, you have in-person borrowing rights at the University Library. The details of your borrowing privileges are available on the Loan terms page.

Further information

For more information, please contact the staff at the Service Desk on (02) 6773 2458.