Charges and fines for library items

Charges for services and fines for late returns.

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Reservation charges

There are no charges for people using the home library service.

Reservation charges for: Adults Under 18s Reading impaired (over 18s)
Books £1.25 No charge No charge
DVDs £1.25 65p £1.25
Music CDs £1.25 65p £1.25
CD ROMs £1.25 65p £1.25
Audio books £1.25 No charge No charge
Language packs £1.25 65p £1.25

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Overdue books charges

There are no charges for:

  • children under five years old or in public care
  • foster carers
  • childminders
  • people with reading impairments
  • people who are housebound
  • home library service
Type Adults Under 18s
Adult books 31p per day late 6p per day late
Children's books 6p per day late 6p per day late
To a maximum of: £5 per book
£2.30 per child's book
£2.30 per book

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DVD hire charges

There are no charges for people using the home library service.

Colour Adults Under 18s Reading impaired
Yellow spot (band 1) £1.30 for first week plus 35p per additional day to a maximum of £3 £1.30 for first week plus 35p per additional day to a maximum of £3 £1.30 for first week plus 35p per additional day to a maximum of £3
Red spot (band 2) £2.50 for first week plus 70p per additional day to a maximum of £6 £2.50 for first week plus 70p per additional day to a maximum of £6 £2.50 for first week plus 70p per additional day to a maximum of £6
Blue spot (band 3) £4.20 for first week plus £1 per additional day to a maximum of £9 £4.20 for first week plus £1 per additional day to a maximum of £9 £4.20 for first week plus £1 per additional day to a maximum of £9

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Music CD hire charges

There are no charges for people using the home library service.

Colour Adults Under 18s Reading impaired
Yellow spot £1.25 for first week plus 35p per additional day to a maximum of £3 £1.25 for first week plus 35p per additional day to a maximum of £3 £1.25 for first week plus 35p per additional day to a maximum of £3
Green and red spot £2.50 for first week plus 70p per additional day to a maximum of £6 £2.50 for first week plus 70p per additional day to a maximum of £6 £2.50 for first week, 70p per additional day to a maximum of £6

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CD ROM hire charges

There are no charges for people using the home library service.

Colour Adults Under 18s Reading impaired
Yellow spot £1.60 for first week plus 35p per additional day to a maximum of £3 £1.60 for first week plus 35p per additional day to a maximum of £3 £1.60 for first week, 35p per additional day to a maximum of £3
 
 

Audio book hire charges

There are no charges for:

  • children in public care
  • foster carers
  • people with reading impairments
Colour Adults Under 18s
Yellow spot £1.60 for first three weeks plus 8p per additional day to a maximum of £4.50 £1.60 for first three weeks plus 8p per additional day to a maximum of £4.50
Green and red spot £2.60 for first three weeks plus 12p per additional day to a maximum of £7.50 £2.60 for first three weeks plus 12p per additional day to a maximum of £7.50

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Language pack hire charges

There are no charges for people using the home library service.

Colour Adults Under 18s Reading impaired
Yellow spot £1.60 for first three weeks plus 8p per additional day to a maximum of £4.50 £1.60 for first three weeks plus 8p per additional day to a maximum of £4.50 £1.60 for first three weeks plus 8p per additional day to a maximum of £4.50
Green spot £2.60 for first three weeks plus 12p per additional day to a maximum of £7.50 £2.60 for first three weeks plus 12p per additional day to a maximum of £7.50 £2.60 for first three weeks plus 12p per additional day to a maximum of £7.50

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Playset hire charges

Drama groups can borrow playsets for a hire charge of £5.50. Anyone who wants to borrow a playset will need to ask library staff for a Drama borrower card.

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Music performance set hire charges

Scores Price for Oxfordshire borrowers Price for non-Oxfordshire borrowers
Vocal scores
(< 5 minutes)
75p per copy for loans up to 4 months; 30p per each additional 2 month loan period or part thereof £1.45 per copy per loan for up to 4 months
Vocal scores
(> 5 minutes)
£1.85 per score for loans up to 4 months; 75p per each additional 2 month loan period or part thereof £3.10 per copy per loan for up to 4 months
Orchestral Sets £31 per set for loans up to 4 months £13 per each additional 2 month loan period or part thereof £41 per set per loan for up to 4 months
Surcharge for set or part of set obtained from outside Oxfordshire £7.50 per loan No service available

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Inter library loan charges

Type Adults Under 18s Reading impaired Housebound and home library service
Initial charge £8.50 £8.50 £8.50 £8.50
Additional charge if item is obtained from the British Library or universities £8.50 £8.50 £8.50 £8.50
First three renewals No charge No charge No charge No charge
Subsequent renewals (for British Library) £5 £5 £5 £5

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Printing and photocopying charges:

Dimensions Sides Cost per page
A4 Single-sided 25p
A4 Double-sided 40p
A3 Single-sided 50p
A3 Double-sided 80p


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Microfilm charges

Service Cost per page
Self-service 80p
Staff service £1.60

Lost or damaged library cards

There is a cost of £3.10 to replace a lost or damaged library card.

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Headphones

Headphones are available to purchase for £2.

Memory sticks

Memory sticks are available to buy at £7 each.

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Room Hire Charges

  Half day (3.5 hours) Full day (7 hours)
Room hire for community use £25 £50
Room hire for commercial use £50 £100

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