Library charges

Cost

  • membership is free
  • a charge per item is made for audio-visual materials but concessions are available
  • other items can be borrowed free of charge
  • charges apply to overdue items

Concessionary rates are available on

  • fines
  • inter-library loans
  • reservations
  • DVDs & CDs

Those eligible for concessions are listed below (along with proof required).

Please let staff know if any of these concessions apply to you.  

Concession

Proof required

60+ 

Pension book or proof of age 

Widow

Pension book or award letter

Skillseeker

Letter from employer 

Full-time student/student nurse/senior pupil 16+

Matriculation card or letter from school/college 

Persons in receipt of:

Proof required

Disability living allowance (DLA) or Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Department of Work & Pensions (DWP) award letter

Employment and Support Allowance(previously Incapacity Benefit)

DWP award letter

Employment and Support Allowance(Severe Disablement Allowance)

DWP award letter

Carer’s allowance

DWP award letter

Income support

DWP award letter

Pension credit

DWP award letter

Reduced earning allowance

DWP award letter 

Jobseeker’s allowance and income_based jobseeker’s allowance

DWP award letter 

Items on loan can be renewed be telephoning the appropriate library or by using the link on this page to the online library catalogue. From the online catalogue, select your library from the list, click on my account and then renew your loans. Enter your library card number under User ID.