As a library member, it is free to borrow up to 20 items, use the library computers for 2 hours per day and use the library WiFi.
However, there are fees and charges for some parts of the service.
|Overdue books per item per day
|Maximum charge per overdue item
|Lost library card
|Audio books each 3 week loan
|e-audio, e-book, e-magazine, film streaming
|Request items in stock
|Request items not in stock
|British library request, 3 week loan, no renewal
|Journal articles, notified to customer in advance
|Full cost of supply
|DVDs Children’s each 1 week loan
|DVDS Adult each 1 week loan
|DVDs boxed sets each 1 week loan
|Language course not English 3 week loan
|English language courses
|Lost or damaged items, in print, less than 2 years old
|Full cost of item
|Lost or damaged items, in print, 2-5 years old
|50% of cost of item
|Lost or damaged items, in print, over 5 years old
|25% of cost of item
|Lost or damaged item, not in print
|Full replacement cost
|Lost or damaged item, not Lambeth Libraries
|Full charge levied by lending library
Concessionary rates: 65 years old and over; children/young adults under 19 years old; those receiving Income Support, Working Families Tax Credits, Housing Benefit, Job Seekers Allowance, Incapacity Benefit, Severe Disablement Allowance, Disabled Tax Credits, Disability Living Allowance, Invalid Care Allowance, Employment Allowance. Please ask staff to update your membership if you are entitled to the concessionary rate. Proof will be required. Audio items are free for visually impaired.
Suspended accounts: Customers owing more than £20 on their account will not be entitled to borrow any more items until a payment is made or a repayment plan is arranged with staff.
|Photocopying and printing per page
|Black and white
|After free session, £1 per hour if slot available. Non-members £1 per hour
|Scanning to USB
|£1 per session plus cost of plastic filament
A maximum of 5 sheets double-sided A4 B&W printing will be provided free of charge where staff are answering an enquiry from a member of the public. The same will be provided for a child requiring copies for homework but can be A3 or A4 and 2 double-sided sheets in colour.
|Community Noticeboard: small ads (6”x4”) and notices for 3 weeks
|Room and equipment hire: Many libraries have rooms for hire. Please ask library staff for details and charges