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Library fines and charges

Overdue Items

Overdue fines are only charged per open day of the branch library where you borrowed the item.

 

  • Children's books in stock/on order

CostFines
Free to borrow and reserveWe do not charge overdue fines on children and young adult books and audiobooks

 

 

  • Adults Books in stock/on order 

CostFines
Free to borrow and reserve15p per day, per item (max.£5 per item)

 

 

  • Books or journal articles obtained from other libraries for you ('Inter library loans') 

CostFines
£10.00 if we obtain the item from another library for youRepeat of £10.00 loan charge for overdues and renewals

 

Application for renewal of inter-library loan items (minimum of one week's notice required): £10.00 

 

  • Audiobooks on CD - Adults 

CostFines
£3.00 to borrow, free to reserve
No borrowing charges for Adults with a visual impairment or who have difficulty handling printed material
15p per day, per item (max. £5 per item)

 

 

  • Audiobooks on CD - Children

CostFines
Free to borrow and reserveNo fines for childrens and young adult books or Audiobooks

 

 

  • Downloadable eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eComics

CostFines
Free to borrow and reserveNo overdue fines

 

 

  • Music and play sets

CostFines
from £30.00 (price on application)Repeat of loan charge for overdues and renewals

 

 

  • DVD's - Children information and music

CostFines
£1 per week20p per day - max of £5
No renewals

 

 

  • DVD - Adult and children's feature films

CostFines
£2.50 per week50p per day - max of £5
No renewals

 

 

  • DVD - Boxed sets containing 3 or more DVDs

CostFines
£4 per week50p per day - max of £5
No renewals

 

 

  • Replacement tickets - Adult/children

CostFines
£2 

 

 

Damaged or lost items

ItemFines
Books (in Print)current published price
Books - (out of print)current average cost of book type (plus cost of rebinding if appropriate)
DVDsIndividually priced
If a child loses a book it is the responsibility of the parent(s) to pay the replacement cost

 

 

Printing costs at Libraries

 

  • Photocopies

SizeCost
A420p per sheet
A340p per sheet

 

  • Paper

SizeCost
A410p per sheet

 

 

  • Printouts

SizeCost
A4 - Black and White20p per side
A4 - Colour40p per side

 

 

  • Microfiche/film print out

SizeCost
A430p self-service (from microfilm printer), standard charge from iCam printer

 

 

 

  • Digital copies and printouts undertaken by staff

SizeCost
n/a£1each (+postage)

 

 

  • Fax

ItemCost
Incoming50p per page
OutgoingUK - £1
Europe - £2 for 1st page, £1 for each subsequent page
World - £3 for 1st page, £1 for each subsequent page

 

 

  • Laminating (where available)

ItemCost
A4£1.50
A3£2

 

 

 

Room hire and Exhibitions space costs

 

  • Voluntary / educational organisations

CostOther Information
£15 per hour
£30 per 3 hour session
Please ask branch librarian re out of hours availability and costs

 

 

  • Other Organisations

CostOther Information
£20 per hour
£50 per 3 hour session
Please ask branch librarian re out of hours availability and costs

 

 

  • Use of kitchen facilities

CostOther Information
Brecon - £10
Others - £5
Please ask branch librarian re out of hours availability and costs

 

 

  • Reduced rates for regular bookings

Cost
We offer a 10% reduction for regular bookings (10 per year and over)

 

 

  • Galleries

Cost
Free for non-selling exhibitions
£50 + 10% of sales for selling exhibitions

 

 

  • Display cases

Cost
Free for non-selling exhibitions
£25.00 + 10% of sales for selling exhibitions, each

 

 

Prices are per exhibition, for up to one months duration

Local organisations information displays: FREE at the discretion of the Branch Librarian

The exhibitor is responsible for insuring their own exhibits - the library service cannot take responsibility for loss or damage to items.

Please see our policy and terms and conditions for more information.

 

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