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Library charges

Reservation charges

TypeCharge 
Adult members   £1 
Children and teenage (under 18) members  Free
Inter-library loans - books  £10  
Inter-library loans - journal articles  £5  
Renewals of inter-library loans from the British Library   £10

Please note all reservation charges are non-refundable.

Overdue charges
TypeCharge
Adult members, per item   20p per day 
Maximum charge, per item  £7.50  
Children and teenage (under 18) members  No charge (except for DVDs and music CDs) 
Choral, orchestral and play sets, late set return  £10 per set  
Hire and loan charges
TypeCharge
Adult spoken word (talking books)   £1 for 3 weeks  
Music CDs    £1 for 3 weeks 
DVDs (premium)   £2 for 1 week  
DVDs (standard)     £1 for 1 week
Information DVDs    Free
Orchestral sets  £18 per set 
Smaller vocal sets   £6 per set (up to 40 copies, then £3 per 20)  
Choral sets  £18 per set (up to 40 copies, then £4.50 per 10)  
Music sets obtained from outside the south-west region   Our standard charge plus lending authority’s charge 
Play sets    £7 per set  
Printing and laminating charges
TypeCharge
Photocopies and computer prints A4 (black & white)   20p per side 
Photocopies and computer prints A3 (black & white)  40p per side  
Photocopies and computer prints A4 (colour)  50p per side 
Photocopies and computer prints A3 (colour)  £1 per side 
Microfilm/fiche prints (where available)  50p (A4)  £1 (A3) 
Laminating A4 (where available)    £1 
Laminating A3 (where available)    £2 

Lost or damaged materials
Current purchase price or minimum as below

TypeCharge
Children’s books (excluding board books)   £5  
Adult fiction   £9 
Adult non-fiction   £12 
DVDs    £12 
DVD box sets    £24 
Music CDs  £8.50 
Children’s spoken word (talking books) set replacement  £8 
Adult spoken word (talking books) set replacement   £30 
Choral, orchestral and play sets, incomplete set return  £10 per set, plus replacement cost  
Membership card replacement    50p (free for under 16s) 

Please note that not all services are available at every library. Please ask a staff member for more details. BCP Libraries provide other services for which charges may apply.