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Library Charges

Fees and Charges 2013/2014. These charges will be effective from the 1st of May 2013.

Book overdue charges

Option

Charge

Under 18 years

No charge

18 - 59 years

15p per day, maximum charge per item £3.00

60 years and over

No charge

Inter library loans

Inter library loans - Charges to be passed on from loaning organisations

 

Book reservation charges

Option

Charge

Items in stock or on order

No charge.  50p charge where postal notification is required

Inter-Library Loans

£5.00

Music/play sets

£10.00 plus 50p per copy

 

Music and Film Charges

Option

Charge

CD Hire

£1.00 (Options+ 50p)

Overdue charge

15p per day.  Maximum per item £3.00

Video hire

50p (Options+ 25p)

Overdue charge

50p per day

DVD hire

£2.00 for 2 weeks (Options+ £1.00)

Overdue charge

£2.00 per day.  Maximum per item £4.00 from 1st May 2013 

 

Talking Books and Language Set Charges

Option

Charge 

Talking book loan

Free of charge

Single language set

70p for 4 week loan

Multiple language sets

£1.00 for 4 week loan

Linguaphone

£2.00 for 4 week loan

 

Lost and Damaged Items

Option

Charge 

Lost and damaged books (adult borrowers)

Charge original cost of books or average replacement cost

 Lost and damaged CDs

Any CD – original cost or average replacement cost

 Lost and damaged DVDs

Any DVD – original cost or average replacement cost

 Damaged talking books

No charge

 Lost talking books

Charge original cost of books or average replacement cost

 Replacement borrower ticket

£1.50 for all adults

 

Sales of Withdrawn Stock

Option

Charge 

Fiction hardback and non-fiction paperback

30p

Children’s books

10p

Non-fiction hardback

 50p

Music, CDs and videos

 50p

DVDs

 £1.00

Talking Books on cassette

 £1.00

Talking books on CD

 £1.50

 

Computer and Printing Charges

Option

Charge 
Computer usage

Free for a maximum of 4 hours per day

Black & White printouts

A4:15p A3:30p

Colour printouts 

Microfiche Prints:

A4:50p A3:£1.00

60p

 

Photocopying and Fax Charges

Option

Charge 

A4 photocopy

Black & white:15p A4 Colour: 50p

A3 photocopy

Black & white: 30p A4 Colour: £1.00
UK Fax

£1.00 first page
£0.50 following pages

Europe Fax

£2.00 first page
£1.00 following pages

N America Fax

£3.00 first page
£1.50 following pages

Rest of the world

£4.00 first page
£2.00 following pages

Incoming

£1.00 first page
£.25 following pages

 

Refreshments

Option

Charge 

Tea

50p 

Coffee

60p

Hot chocolate

80p

Cappucino

80p

 

Events

Option

Charges 

Attendance at regular Library Events 

£2 for non-library members

One-off events will be charged according to profile and timing of event being held

Attendance at Local History  lectures, and evening events

Non-members £5.00 (£2.50 concession until 30th April)

Members £3.00 (£1.50 concession until 30th April)

One-off events will be charged according to profile and timing of event being held

Refreshments at non-ticketed library  events

Tea: 50p, Coffee: 60p

  

Community Room Hire and Display Space

Option

Charge 
Halesowen Library - Caslon Hall

£11.00 per hour

Halesowen Library - Shenstone Theatre

£12.00 per hour

Halesowen Library - Interview Room

£2.00 per hour

Dudley Library - Meeting Room

£5.50 per hour

Dudley Library - Reading Room 

£5.50 per hour

Kingswinford Library - Meeting Room

£5.50 per hour

Display cabinets No charge

Please Note:  Where hire period is outside normal library opening hours, all hirers will be charged an additional £9.00 an hour up to 8pm, then £12.00 per subsequent hour.

Community Equipment Hire at Dudley Library only

 Option

 Charge
 Projector and screen

£5.00 per session  (includes set up – own laptop to be provided)

Flipchart board, paper and pens

£3.00 per session

Hot water, urn and cups  (30)   

£3.00 per session

Coffee, tea and milk

£3.00

Music system (CDs)

£3.00 per session

TV and integral DVD player

£6.00 per session

 

Commercial Use Room Hire and Display Space

Option

Charge 
Halesowen Library - Caslon Hall

£15.95 per hour

Halesowen Library - Shenstone Theatre

£18.15 per hour

Halesowen Library - Interview Room

£4.00 per hour

Dudley Library - Meeting Room

£15.00 per hour

Kingswinford Library - Meeting Room

£15.00 per hour

Halesowen Display cabinets

£7.50 per week

Dudley Display cabinets

£5.00 per week

Stourbride triple display cabinet

£11.00 per week
Stourbridge single display cabinet

£5.00 per week

Stourbridge boards

£2.50 per week

Please Note:  Where hire period is outside normal library opening hours, all hirers will be charged an additional £9.00 an hour up to 8pm, then £12.00 per subsequent hour

Commercial Equipment Hire at Dudley Library only

 Option

 Charge
 Projector and screen

£10.00 per session  (includes set up – own laptop to be provided)

Flipchart board, paper and pens

£6.00 per session

Hot water, urn and cups  (30)   

£6.00 per session

Coffee, tea and milk

£6.00

Music system (CDs)

£6.00 per session

TV and integral DVD player

£10.00 per session