Fees to borrow items

Item Fee
CD £1 per week
DVD From £1 to £3 per week
Audiobooks From 80p to £1.50 for 3 weeks
Language course pack £2 for 3 weeks

Fees for overdue items

If you don’t return an item on time, you’ll have to pay a fee for each day it’s overdue.

Items Fee
Books From 10p to 25p per day per book
DVD From 30p to £1 per day per DVD
CD 25p per day per CD
Toys No fee

Fees for reserving an item

We're part of a group of libraries called the South Eastern Library Management System, or SELMS. 

An inter-library loan is borrowing an item from a British library outside the SELMS group.

Items Fee
Brighton & Hove Libraries reservations From 50p to £1 per item
SELMS reservations £3 per item
Inter-library reservations £7.15 per item

You can find out more about how to borrow items from other libraries.

Fees for photocopying and printing

You can print and photocopy documents at Jubilee and Hove Libraries. All libraries have at least one scanner, which is free to use if you're a member.

Facility Fee
Printing - black and white (including WiFi printing) 20p for A4, 30p for A3
Printing - colour (not available in all libraries) £1 for A4, £1.50 for A3
Self-service photocopiers - black and white (Jubilee and Hove libraries only) 20p for A4, 30p for A3
Self-service photocopiers - colour (Jubilee and Hove libraries only) £1 for A4, £1.50 for A3

How to pay your fees

You can pay your fees by cash or cheque in any of our libraries.

You can only pay by debit or credit card at Jubilee and Hove Libraries.

Get help paying your fees

If you have fees you can’t pay and still want to use the library services, you may be able to pay it back over time.

Please find your local library and speak to a member of staff, or send an email to libraries@brighton-hove.gov.uk.