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Library charges

Charges explained, including fines, and fees for PC use, photocopying and faxing, and hiring CDs/DVDs.

Fines

FinesAdult (18 years and over) FineAdult (18 years and over) Maximum
Books
Book on Cassette / CD
Compact Disc
16p per item per day£5 per item / transaction
DVD35p per item per day£10 per item / transaction

Hire Charges

Hire ChargesAdult (18 years and over)Concessions (Under 18, over 65 and My Library Discount Card holders)
Books
Book on Cassette / CD
No charge
Compact Disc£1.00 (14 day loan)50p (14 day loan)
DVDs£1.50 (7 day loan)75p (7 day loan)

Reservations

ReservationsAdult (18 years and over)Concessions (Under 18, over 65 and My Library Discount Card holders)
For items listed on catalogueFREEFREE
For items NOT listed on catalogue£4 per item£2 per item
Music scores and playsets£12 plus 50p per copy

PC Charges

PC use is free of charge for up to 2 hours per day. 

Library members can use a computer in Wolverhampton's libraries free of charge for up to 2 hours per day.  If available, additional hours charged at £1 per hour (excluding children and teenagers).

Photocopying/Printing

  • black and white A4 - 15p per copy
  • black and white A3 (photocopies only) - 30p per copy
  • colour A4 - £1 per copy
  • colour A3 (photocopies only) - £1.50 per copy
  • Children and teenagers are allowed 5 free copies for homework (per session)

Faxing

To send a fax:

  • UK - first page £1.25 then next pages 60p each
  • Europe - first page £2.50 then £1.25
  • North America - first page £3.50 then £1.75
  • other - first page £4.50 then £2.25

To receive a fax:

  • incoming fax - first page £1.50 then 50p

Other charges

  • replacement tickets (adult only) - £1.50
  • loss of item/s borrowed from the British Library - £135 per item
  • postal enquiries involving reference research - £15
  • microfilm reading/printer copies - 30p per sheet

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