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Fees and charges



(Adults 18+ & under 60)

Loan period Overdue charge Maximum
Books, audiobooks, CDs 28 days 16p per item per day £5.50 per item

Hire charges

Hire charges

Load period Charge Concessions
Audiobooks on CD 28 days £1.20 per item Visually-impaired & under 13s: Free. 50p for 13-17s & 60+
Music CDs  28 days 75p per item & 75p per item per renewal Free for visually-impaired, 40p for 13-17s & 60+
DVDs Various £1.00 - £2.50 re-hire charge if late return No concessions


Reservations Charge Concessions
Reservations 80p per item Over 60s: 50p, under 18s: free
Online reservations 50p Over 60s: 25p, under 18s: free
Reservations on mobile library Free Free
Reservations for talking books 80p per item Free for visually-impaired
Items not in stock or on order £4 per item No concessions


Computers Charge
Use of PCs if customer has brought their library card One hour free per day (extendable based on availability)
Guest pass (if customer has not brought their library card) £1.60 - for one hour
Guest pass extended time £1.10 per additional hour or part hour

Self-service photocopies & printing from PCs

Self-service photocopies & printing from PCs Size Charge
Black and white A4 15p per side
A3 30p per side
Colour A4 80p per side
A3 £1.50 per side

Up to five A4 black and white copies free for homework support

Scanning & photocopying if undertaken by staff

Scanning & photocopying if undertaken by staff Charge
Photocopying Additional 10p per side for all copies
Scanning 25p per scan (minimum charge £1)


Fax (where available) Fisrt sheet Subsequent sheets
Outgoing - UK £1.50 60p
Outgoing - international £2.50 £1.50
Incoming £1.00 50p

Lost library cards

Lost library cards Replacement charge Concessions
Replacement library card £1.60 80p for under 18s

Account limit

Customer account limit Amount limit
Limit to how much a customer may owe while still able to use a library card for borrowing items or for free PC use £5.00

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