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The rates below apply from Tuesday 2nd January 2018 in Central Bedfordshire Libraries.
If you think you may be entitled to concessions, click here

Request Charges

Standard Rate £1.20 per item
Children's Rate FREE
Concessions and 16-18 year olds 60p per item
Items borrowed from outside 
the County, additional charge
£2.55 per item
Vocal Scores - Per set of 5-30
Per Set of 31 +

Book and Spoken Word Fines

Adults 26p
per item per day
max per item (5 weeks)
Children 0.07p
per item per day
max per item
Concessions 13p
per item per day
max per item (5 weeks)

If you return a Video or DVD late you will be charged for another weeks loan, the loan charges are listed below.


Charges for Audio-Visual Items

CDs DVDs* Videos Spoken Word CDs Spoken Word Cassettes
Standard Rate£1.10 £2.50 £1.50 £1.60 £1.60
Children N/A£1.2580pFREE FREE
Concessions 55p £1.25 80p 80p 80p
Registered blind/partially sighted/hearing impaired people FREE FREE FREE FREE FREE

Print Outs, Photocopy and Fax Charges

Please be aware that not all these options are available in all libraries - please contact the library to check before you visit.

Photocopy and Print Out Charges per copy

Black and White A 4 10p
Black and White A3 15p
Colour A4 £1.00
Colour A3 £1.50


Charges for replacing lost or damaged items

The replacement charge for a lost or damaged item is the listed price on the catalogue, plus 1.00. If there is no listed price on the catalogue then a member of staff will identify the cost.
Magazines replacement charges are the face value plus 60p.
There is no charge for damage to items borrowed by or for a child 0 - 5 years.
British Library Lost book charge is the actual cost to replace the book plus £3.50 admin fee.  (There is an 50% refund if the book is returned to the British Library within 6 weeks)

Lost Library Ticket

Per each lost ticket (Adults only) £1.50

If you think you may be entitled to concessions, Click here

Page last updated: 27th December 2017