Bexley Library Service – Fees and charges 1 April 2021 – 31 March 2022
When you join the Bexley Library service, you agree to pay the following hire fees and charges for items listed below.
|Membership ticket type||Membership ticket charge|
|Replacement of lost ticket – adult||£4.75|
|Replacement of lost ticket – child||£1.90|
|Request type||Request fee|
|Adult books, audio books, music CDs and DVDs in Bexley stock – email notification||£0.50 per item requested|
|Adult books, audio books, music CDs and DVDs in Bexley stock –postal notification||£1.00 per item requested|
|Adult books, audio books, music CDs and DVDs not in Bexley stock, performance sets||£7.10 per item or set requested|
|Children’s books||Free (notifications are not sent)|
|Periodical articles||£11.75 per article requested|
|British Library, Special and Academic libraries, abroad request||£19.00 per item requested|
|Audiobooks1||£2.80 for 3 weeks|
|Children’s audiobooks||Free for 3 weeks|
|DVDs||£1.60 for 1 week|
1 Bexley residents who are blind, partially sighted or disabled may borrow audiobooks free of loan charges.
|Item type||Overdue charge|
|Adult books, audio books and music CDs||£0.40 per opening day|
|Children’s books and audiobooks||Charged for reminder notice only|
|DVDs||£0.96 per opening day|
|Overdue notice type||Notice charge|
|£1.00 per notice sent|
|Postal||£1.50 per notice sent|
Lost and damages items
Full replacement costs will be charged for any item that is lost or damaged. Refund on lost books which are later found will only be made during the first six months and are subject to a 25% administrative fee.
|Photocopy type||Photocopy charge|
|A4, black and white||£0.10 per copy|
|A3, black and white||£0.20 per copy|
|A4, colour||£0.50 per copy|
|A3, colour||£1.00 per copy|
|Print type||Print charge|
|A4, black and white||£0.20 per copy|
|A3, black and white||£0.30 per copy|
|A4, colour||£0.75 per copy|
|A3, colour||£1.50 per copy|
Hire of library space and meeting rooms
Meeting rooms are available for hire at Central, Crayford, Erith, Sidcup and Welling Libraries during and outside library opening hours.
IT Suites are available for hire at Crayford, Erith, Sidcup and Welling Libraries during and outside library opening hours.
Open library space is available outside of library opening hours.
For more information please visit our Meeting Rooms and Halls for Hire page.