London Borough of Croydon

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How to pay charges

You can pay charges in person at any Croydon library.

Overdue charges

Summary of charges for overdue items.

Item

Charge

Adults: Books, CDs and cassettes

20p per item per day

Children: Books, CDs and cassettes

Free

DVD

£1 per item per day

Large print

20p per item per day

Hire charges

Summary of charges for borrowed music, audio books and DVDs.

Item

Charge

Music CDs

£1.10 per CD - 3 week loan period

 

£2.20 per box set - 3 week loan period

Audio books

£1 for sets of up to 4 tapes - 3 week loan period

 

£1.20 for sets of 5 tapes or more - 3 week loan period

 

£2.20 for talking books on CD - 3 week loan period

 

Free if you are registered disabled

Language courses

Short courses £1.50 per item - 3 week loan period

DVDs for adult

£2.20 per DVD - 1 week loan period

DVDs for Children

£1.40 per DVD - 1 week loan period

Reservation charges

Charges for reserving items

Item

Charge

Books,music CDs,talking books and language courses (in stock)

Free

Items which are not in stock

£6 per item

Items obtained from the British Library or specialist libraries

£15.65 per item

Periodical articles

£6.85 per item

DVDs

Free (in stock only)

Music scores

£15 - any number of copies - 3 month loan period + £5 per month renewal

Photocopying and printing charges

Charges for copying and printing services
Print

Charge

Black and white

A4 15p per sheet;  A3 25p per sheet

Colour

A4 50p per sheet; A3 75p per sheet

Replacement charges

Charges for replacing borrowed items and membership cards.

Issue

Charge

Lost or damaged items

Full cost of replacement

Replacement membership card

£2.15 (14 years or over); £1 (under 14 years old)

Event charges

Summary of charges for events

Event or activity

Library member charge

Non-library member charge

Film club refreshments
Adults and children

£1.50

£3

Craft activity: adult

£1.50

£2

Author talks (price may vary due to the speakers charge)

£1.50

£3

Specialist speakers (price may vary due to the speakers charge)

£1.50

 

Local study talks (price may vary due to the speakers charge)

£3

£5

Local history talks (price may vary due to the speakers charge)

depending on cost of speaker

depending on cost of speaker