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Library charges

Find out charges for reservations, overdue books and more.

Please note that chip and pin payments made in libraries can only be taken for payments of £5 or more.

Overdue charges for books and audio books (per item)
Adult - 20p per open day
Senior citizen and PTL - 10p per open day
Child - No charge

DVD hire
Adult and child - £2.20 per week
Senior citizen and PTL - £2.00 per week
Premier DVDs - £2.75 (2 day loan)
Boxed sets (4 or more DVDs) - adult and child - £5.00 for 2 weeks
Boxed sets (4 or more DVDs) - senior citizen and PTL - £3.00 for 2 weeks

In stock in Swansea Libraries - No charge
Via local partnership scheme - No charge (subject to fair use policy)
Not in stock (Interlibrary Loan and new) - £5.10
Not in stock (Interlibrary Loan and new) senior citizen and PTL - £3.80

To UK - £1.80 per sheet
To rest of world - £3.00 per sheet
Received first sheet - 60p (subsequent sheets 10p each)

Black and white - 20p per sheet
Colour - £1.20 per sheet

Black and white - 20p per sheet
Colour - 70p per sheet
Reader printers - 20p per sheet

Withdrawn stock - Individually priced

The Cambrian Index enquiries - Individually priced

Research services and fees - £15.00 per 30 minutes*
*Please note: enquiries that take less than half an hour to answer will not incur a research fee, although any photocopied or printed items provided may be charged.

Enquiries that take between half an hour and a maximum of two hours of staff time to research and answer will attract a research fee of £15.00 per half hour, with postage added where appropriate. We cannot undertake in-depth research.

Please contact reference library staff on 01792 636464 if you would like to discuss your requirements.

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