The following charges and fees came into effect after 1 April 2023.
Loan period is 3 weeks except where stated.
Groups entitled to concessions are:
- people over 60
- people with disabilities
- full time students
- people on certain benefits
General library charges
|Borrowed books on CD / talking books
|£1 (free for concessions)
|Reservations (limit of 4 at a time)
|Reservations requiring extended searches
Printing and photocopying charges
|Printing and photocopying
|Price (per sheet)
|PC printing A4 black and white
|PC printing A3 black and white
|PC printing A4 colour
|PC printing A3 colour
|A4 black and white photocopy
|A4 colour photocopy
|A3 black and white photocopy
|A3 colour photocopy
Overdue fines (per day)
|Standard overdue fine
|Concessionary overdue fine
|Books, talking books and language courses
|30p per day
|15p per day
- Overdue fines are charged up to a maximum of £5 per item. This applies to both standard and concessionary rates
- The system blocks you from renewing or borrowing more items if there is £5 in charges on your account
Charges for children and young people
Children and young people between the age of 0 to 17 will not be charged for:
- overdue books
- language courses
- lost and stolen library cards
You will have to pay the full cost to replace lost or damaged library items. Please ask the staff at your library.
Lost or stolen library cards
Cost to replace lost, stolen or damaged library cards:
- People without concessions: £2.25
- Children aged 0 to 17: No charge
You can receive a reminder before a loan is due by entering your email address in your library account. You may request a reminder up to 7 days before your loans are due for return.
Public computers are free for library members to use for up to four hours a day.
If you are not a member and do not want to join the library you can hire a PC by asking the staff for a PC Lite card.
PC Lite card is £1.60 for 90 days use of a PC in a Camden Library.