Hire charges and loan period:

  • No charge to hire and you can keep books and maps for up to 3 weeks (or 4 weeks if borrowing from the Mobile Library)

Overdue charges:

  • Adults 18+ - 15p per day per item up to a maximum of £10.00
  • Children 5 to 17 - 5p per day per item up to a maximum of £5.00
  • Children 0 to 4 - No overdue charges
  • Reading Groups - 15p per day per item up to a maximum of £10.00
  • Mobile Library / Home Library Service users - No overdue charges
  • Playgroups & Childminders - No overdue charges
  • Overdue reminders will be issued after 21 days - 50p charge applies to all groups if items go overdue and a reminder is sent (excluding Mobile Library and Home Library Service users)

How to avoid items going overdue:

Sign up for our pre-overdue email service

Renew your items


Reservation Charges

No charge to reserve Books & Maps.

Reserved items will be held for you for 9 days after we have received them. After this time items will be returned to their original location. On request we will keep items for up to 14 days, but you will need to contact us to ask us to do so.

Books (in the LibrariesWest Catalogue)

  • Adults 18+
    All Reservations - Free
  • Adult Concessions
    All reservations - Free
  • Children (0-17)
    All reservations - Free
  • Home Library Service
    All reservations - Free

How to reserve an item


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