Library Fees and Charges

It doesn’t cost anything to join a

library or to borrow books.

There are fees for some other services and there are charges if items you have borrowed are returned late.

Concessions may apply for some charges.

Charges for late returns

If library books or other items are returned late you will have to pay an overdue charge. You can telephone 0345 330 0740 (24 hours) to renew library items that you want to keep for longer, you can also renew your items online to avoid late charges.

Please note:

  • Mobile Libraries do not have overdue charges, although rehire charges will apply.
  • Children up until their 16th birthday do not pay overdue charges on items borrowed with their own library card.
  • Basic literacy materials do not have overdue charges

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Charges Adult Concessions/Child
Books, cassettes, CDs and videos 25p per day up to a maximum of £6.00

Concessions: 15p per day. Maximum £6.00

Children: No charge

DVDs: Children’s (excluding film); adult non fiction and TV series for each day open 25p per day up to a maximum of £6.00 Both: 25p per day. Maximum £6.00
DVDs: Full length feature films for each day open 25p per day up to a maximum of £6.00 Both: 25p per day. Maximum £6.00

 

Replacement Library card

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  Hardback charge Paperback charge
Adult fiction £12 £6
Adult non-fiction £15 £10
Children’s books £8 £5

 

Lost, damaged or unreturned items

Children under five years, looked after children and children with special needs and groups for the under 5’s do not pay for lost or damaged books when they are borrowed using their own library card. 

Please note:

  • There is a charge for items that are not returned.
  • Rare or expensive items will be individually assessed.

Lost, damaged or unreturned book charges:

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  Hardback charge Paperback charge
Adult fiction £12 £6
Adult non-fiction £15 £10
Children’s books £8 £5

 Lost, damaged or unreturned media and other items:

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Item Charge
Video £5
DVD £12
Audio books & language courses, each CD disk/ cassette £5
Music CDs £10
Loans from the British Library Standard charge plus £30
Inter library loans, not British Library Charge made by owning authority

 

Kinver Community Library
Vicarage Drive
Kinver
Stourbridge
DY7 6HJ

Tel: 01384 872348

Kinver Community Library Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales with company number 10284829

Registered charity number: 1170770 

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