Library charges from 2 April 2018

There are no charges for early years (0 to 2 years old). Concessionary charges apply. Please enquire

top of pageBorrowing charges   

Item Loan period Standard charge Young people (3 to 18 years) Student (18 to 25 years) Adult and young people concession
Book 4 weeks Free Free Free Free
Audio book 4 weeks Free Free Free Free
CD 2 weeks £1.20 85 pence 85 pence 50 pence
DVD 4 weeks £2.50 £1.75 £1.75 £1.00
CD-ROM 2 weeks £1.50 £1.05 £1.05 60 pence

top of pageCharges for overdue items 

No overdue charges will be applied during the first week following the due date. The following charges apply to everyone from the eighth day overdue.  

Overdue item Standard charge Young people and young people concession (3 to 18 years) Student (18 to 25 years) Adult concession Charge period
Book 90 pence
Max £5.40
 No charge 65 pence
Max £3.90
35 pence
Max £2.10
week/part
Audio book 90 pence
Max £5.40
 No charge 65 pence
Max £3.90
35 pence
Max £2.10
week/part
CD £1.20
Max £7.20
 No charge 85 pence
Max £5.10
50 pence
Max £3.00
week/part
CD-ROM £1.50
Max £9.00
 No charge £1.05
Max £6.30
60 pence
Max £3.60
week/part
DVD £2.50
Max £15.00
 No charge £1.75
Max £10.50
£1.00 
Max £6.00
week/part
e-Reader 90 pence
Max £5.40
 No charge 65 pence
Max £3.90
35 pence
Max £2.10
week/part

top of pageReplacement charges 

Replacement items Charges
Replacement membership cards £1.50

top of pageComputer service charges

Computer services Charges
Internet facility free 
Computer printouts Black and white copies = 15 pence each
Colour copies = 75 pence each 

top of pageOther service charges

Services Charges
Photocopying  Black and white copies = 15 pence each
Colour copies = 75 pence each
Fax To send inland = 75 pence per page 
To send overseas = £2.40 first page
To send subsequent pages overseas = £1.30
To receive first page = 25 pence  
To receive subsequent pages = 15 pence per page
Inter library loans £5.00 per item
£13.95 per form for British Library loan - £4.00 for British Library loan renewal
Return postage on music scores will apply
Microfilm/fiche printing 15 pence per black and white copy
Local Studies research Conducted by Local Studies staff = first half hour free, thereafter £35.00 per hour
Personal use of facilities = free of charge
Sale of exhibition paintings, books 20% commission
Room hire Standard = £7.50 per hour
Young people 3 to 18 years and student 18 to 25 years = £5.25 per hour
Concession - Adult and young people = £3.00 per hour
Commercial = £13.00 per hour
Commercial - Young people = £9.10 per hour

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