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Borrowing books and using computers is free. Find out how to reserve or renew a library book.



  • Free for items in stock or on order
  • Reservation fee for items not in stock £3
  • Free for under 18-year-olds when borrowed from outside the library authority, if reservation is placed within the library

Loan charges

Long language courses £5.40 for 3 months

Short language courses £1.10 for 3 weeks

New DVD rentals £1.25 for 1 day

DVD boxed set £1.70 for 1 week

All other DVDs £1.10 for 1 week

Console games £4 for 2 weeks

Spoken word CD/Cassettes £1.10 for 3 weeks

Fax charges

UK £1.20

Rest of the world £2.40

Free fax numbers 60p

Incoming – each 60p

Photocopying and printing charges

Black and white

A4 -10p per page

A3 - 20p per page

Colour printouts

A4 – 75p per page

A3 - £1 per page

Scanning Please ask staff for details

Replacement card (lost)

  • Adult - £2.40
  • Teen / Child - Free

Overdue charges

Find out about overdue charges.

Other charges

For all other charges, please ask staff.

How to pay

We welcome your payment by cheque or card, for very small payments we are also able to accept cash.