Fees for library services
It’s free to join our libraries and borrow items. Check how much we charge for overdue books, photocopying and other library services.
Fees to borrow items
|CD||£1 per week|
|DVD||From £1 to £3.10 per week|
|Audiobooks||From 80p to £1.60 for 3 weeks|
|Language course pack||£2.10 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.
|Books||From 10p to 25p per day per book|
|DVD||From 40p to £1 per day per DVD|
|CD||25p per day per CD|
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.
|Brighton & Hove Libraries reservations||From 50p to £1 per item|
|SELMS reservations||£3 per item|
|Inter-library reservations||£7.15 per item|
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.
|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.