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Fees and Charges 2017 Fees and Charges 2017

Fees and Charges

These fees and charges will apply from January 2018.  There have been some changes to some charges. 

2018 Changes at a glance

  • Language courses £2.00 for a weeks hire
  • British LIbrary reservations £14.00 per item
  • Maximum fine £10.75 per item
  • Replacement Adult library card £3.30
  • Replacement Children's card £2.30
  • Replacement Over 60's card £2.30

Overdue charges

  • 36p per open day for books, CD's  and language courses
  • Children and Over 60's do not pay overdue fees
  • £1.35 per week re hire charge for Children's and factual DVD
  • £2.30 per week re hire charge for DVD's

CD hire

  • £1.25 for 3 weeks for single CD's
  • £2.25 for 3 weeks for double and box sets

Music subscription

Borrow as many CD's as you like while you have a subscription. 
( up to the borrowing limit of 4 items on loan at a time) 4 months = Charge £26.00

DVD hire

  • £1.25 oer week children's and factual titles
  • £2.25 per week Adult film and TV series

Library cards

Lost or replacement library cards

  • Adult card = £3.30
  • Children and young people 0 to 15 = £2.30
  • Over 60's card = £2.30


It is free to  reserve titles on the LLC London LIbraries Consortium catalogue. 
There is a charge of £3.30 for each item to adults aged 16 or over for reserving other items.  There is a total charge of £14.00 per item  to apply to the British Library for an item

Computer charges

A yearly subscription applies for use of library computers for library members at the following rates . 

The service  is free for people under 20 and over 60 for 2 hours each day.

Barking and Dagenham residents - Adults 20 to 59

  •  Computer use for library members for 2 hours per day free

 If PC's are available, extra time can be bought by all members at £1.50 an hour

Guest Usage

Guest usage of computers for non members of LLC ( London Libraries Consortium) Libraries is available at the following rates

  • £2 for 1 hour
  • £1 for 30 minutes

Photocopying and printing

All libraries offer a photocopy service and printing from the computers. Barking Library and Dagenham Library offer Wi-Fi printing.  Barking Library  also has a microfilm/fiche reader printer.

Photocopying and printing charges

  • A4 Black and White 20p
  • A4 Colour 50p
  • A3 Black and White 40p
  • A3 Colour £1


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