Library charges and loan periods

See our loan periods and charges.

Loan charges

Charges apply for each issue and subsequent renewal.

Loan charges: read left to right for item, loan period and charge.
Item Loan period Charge
Books 3 weeks No charge
Audiobooks, 1-8 CDs and cassettes 3 weeks £1.40
Audiobooks, 9+ CDs and cassettes 3 weeks £2.80
DVDs - star titles 1 week £3.00
DVDs - other titles 1 week £2.00
Music CDs 1 week £1.20
Playaways - digital audiobooks 3 weeks £2.80

Overdue charges

Overdue charges: read left to right for item and charge.
Item Charge
Adults' books £0.25 per day late
Audiobooks £0.25 per day late
DVDs - star titles £0.75 per day late
DVDs - other titles £0.60 per day late
Music CDs £0.25 per day late
Playaways, digital audiobooks £0.25 per day late
Children's books No daily charge
Administrative charge for each reminder letter £1.70

Reservation charges

There are no reservation charges for the following items, if in stock:

  • audiovisual items
  • children's items reserved by children
  • books requested by 14-17 year olds
  • large print books
  • non-fiction books
  • items obtained from the county stores.
Reservation charges: read left to right for reservations and charge.
Reservations Charge
Per item £1.00
Per item if in stock and placed online £0.60
Supplementary charge: items obtained from the British Library £10.00
Supplementary charge: items obtained from other sources outside West Sussex £6.50

Photocopying

Photocopying charges: read left to right for type and charge.
Type Charge
A4 - black and white £0.10 per copy
A3 - black and white £0.15 per copy
A4 - colour £0.50 per copy
A3 - colour £1.00 per copy
Prints from microfilm and microfiche £0.25 per copy

Faxes

Fax charges: read left to right for type and charge.
Type Charge
To send a fax £1.95 per page
To send a fax within Europe £2.60 per page
To send a fax elsewhere in the world £3.20 per page
To receive a fax £1.30 per page

Public access computers

Public access computer charges: read left to right for type and charge.
Type Charge
Library members Free
Visitors - hourly charge £1.70
Printing from PCs, A4 black and white £0.20
Printing from PCs, A4 colour £0.60

Other charges

Other charges: read left to right for type and charge.
Type Charge
Replacement library card £1.70
Lost or damaged items (plus replacement cost) £1.70
Reading group - annual group subscription £33.00

Paying

You can pay for charges by credit or debit card at the following libraries:

 
Last updated:
7 August 2019
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