Library fees

Lost or damaged items - charges and payments

Any items loaned from the library service will incur charges if returned damaged or lost.

Further loans will not be permitted until the charges are paid in full or the item is replaced like for like. Please speak to a member of staff if you experience any difficulty with repayments.

The library service no longer takes cash payments. Payments for lost items must be made online through the Council's make a payment website.

Please select Miscellaneous then Libraries from the listed services. Select Replacement Charges from the drop down options and proceed to the payments page:   

Details required are:

  • Full Address
  • Name
  • Contact Name
  • Library member number
  • Amount to pay
  • Card details for payment.
Book 3 weeks Free
Talking book 3 weeks Free
Request fee per item (in stock at libraries) - This service is currently suspended Free
Large print reservation - This service is currently suspended Free
Children's book reservation - This service is currently suspended Free
Replacement library ticket Free
Vocal score request fee per set Free
Vocal score hire per set of 20 Free
Photocopy / Printing (A4 and A3 only) - Minimal essential copying or printing up to a maximum of 10 black and white or 5 colour copies per customer Free

Please note: The library service reserves the right to decline what we may deem non-essential and/or excessive printing requests.

Room hire

Please speak to your local library staff to enquire about room/space availability for local community groups, events and activities.

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