Library charges

Scale of charges (from May 2016).

Fines

Loan period – 28 days:

  • 12p per day per item for late returns
  • maximum charge per item £5.50

Free:

  • Users aged 17 and under and 60+
  • (other arrangements apply for video/DVD)

Reservations

Cost:

  • 80p per item including books and periodical requests
  • 40p per item for Online Self Reservations

Free:

  • Users aged 17 and under
  • Talking Books for the visually impaired

Concessionary:

  • 40p  for 60+
  • 20p per item for online Self Reservations

Recorded music

Loan period – 28 days:

  • Fine for late returns, as books
  • CD – 70p per item per hire
  • CD – 70p per item per renewal

Free:

  • For the visually impaired

Concessionary:

  • 35p – users aged 13-17, aged 60+

Talking books

Loan period – 28 days:

  • CD – £1.00 full price (0-12 Free, 13-17 50p, 60+ 50p)
  • Books on cassette 60p (0-12 Free, 13-17 30p, 60+ 30p)
  • MP3s (where available) – £1.00 Concessions 50p
  • No charge for renewals
  • Fines for late returns, as books

Free:

  • For the visually impaired

Concessionary:

  • 25p, 30p and 50p – users aged 13-17, aged 60+

DVD films (where available)

Various loan periods:

  • £1.00 – £2.50 per item
  • Extra hire charges for late returns

No concessions or exemptions.

Lost/damaged items

Cost:

  • Cost at the time of purchase
  • CDs and DVD films are charged at the full rate to all users

Free:

  • Users aged 12 and under (subject to conditions, please ask staff)

Concessionary:

  •  50% discount – users aged 13-17 and aged 60+

Lost reader tickets

Cost:

  • £1.00

Concessionary:

  • 50p – users aged 17 & under, and aged 60+

Photocopies

Black and white A4 – 10p per copy Black and white A3 – 20p per copy Colour A4 – 50p per copy Colour A3 – £1.00 per copy

Faxes

Fax (UK) Outgoing £1.00 first sheet, 50p subsequent sheets Incoming £1.00 first sheet, 25p subsequent sheets Fax (International) Outgoing £2.00 first sheet, £1.00 subsequent sheets Incoming £1.00 first sheet, 25p subsequent sheets

Computer printouts

Black and white A4 (10p per copy) Colour A4 (50p per copy) Homework concessions: Black and white A4 (up to 5 sheets) – free Colour A4 (1 sheet) – free

View Walsall Libraries library charges

Contact us

Library Line – Renew your books Find out when your local library is open Telephone 01922 709256

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