Can I borrow books?
The Scottish Poetry Library is a unique national resource and advocate for the enriching art of poetry. It offers a free lending service. If you live in the UK, you can join by filling in the form below.
If you’re not in Edinburgh, you can use our Postal Loan Service which costs just £1 per item to borrow books. If you’re a disabled person or a teacher, we offer this service for free.
What happens next?
We’ll post your library card out to you, and then you’ll be able to borrow by signing in and using our online catalogue. If you can’t come in to the SPL, we can post books out to you.
We will only use your personal data to contact you about our borrowing service. We will store your details securely and we will not pass them on to any other organisation. Please contact us at any time if you wish to be taken off this list or if your details have changed. You can read our full privacy notice here.
If you are under 16, we will require a signature from a parent or guardian over 18 before we can register you.