Fees and Charges

Fees and charges for library services 2019/20

Overdue charges

20p per day (under 16s are exempt)

Overdue administration

Once an overdue letter has been sent to you, you will be charged the cost of postage plus 30p

Replacement library card


Lost books and other items

Sliding scale linked to book price

Hire of talking books

£1.40 (people registered disabled are exempt from charges)

Charge for late return of talking books

20p per day

Reservation fees

No charge

Inter-library loan

£4.50 for initial loan

A renewal fee of £4.50 will be charged if the item is required past the initial loan period. 

Public access to computers

No charge (use is limited to 2 hours per day)


B/W A4 20p, A3 30p

Colour A4 £1.10, A3 £1.60

Computer printouts

B/W A4 20p, A3 30p

Microfilm/fiche printout


Materials fee


Family history research

£28 per staff hour

Hire of rooms

Variable charge from £15.00 per hour dependent upon facilities required.