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Fees & Charges 
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Overdue Books and Language Courses
Adults30p per day (maximum of £6.30)
Over 65/Disabled20p per day (maximum of £4.20)
5 - 175p per day (maximum of £1.05)
Under 5No charge for books if borrowed on under 5 card
Lost and Damaged Items
Borrowers are responsible for all items issued on their tickets, and will be charged for any items lost or damaged. A standard scale of charges is applied, based on the cost of a new replacement item of the same type. For items of special value or material borrowed from other library authorities, a significantly higher charge will normally be made.

 Adults Under 18Over 65/Disabled/Online
Specific and subject within Devon£1.10FREE (children's books and story tapes)85p* (see notes)
Books/printed music sourced from outside Devon+£5.50
Books obtained from the British Library+£12.10
Music sets and playsetsFREE
Large print booksFREE
*No charge for DVD or CD reservations when placed in person in libraries which do not stock the requested format. Hire charges apply. 85p applies to all reservations placed online by borrowers, reservations placed by people who are over 65 and mobile library users. Reservations are FREE for those with a disability.
Computer use (including VAT)
Library members: up to 2 hours FREE access per day. Non-members: £1.10 for 30 minutes , £2.20 for 60 minutes or £4.40 for up to a maximum of 2 hours per day. Additional time over 2 hours is charged at the rate of £1.10 per 30 minutes (of part thereof) for both members and non-members.
Computer printouts and photocopying
Type of copyingSizeBlack and whiteColour
Photocopies and computer printoutsA410p50p
Copies made by staff on behaf of customers. Printouts from microfilm. Map copying.A450p£1.50
DVD (including Blu-ray)
All borrowers. Cannot be borrowed on an under 16 ticket.
 Hire charge for 1 weekOverdue charges
General interest£2.7530p per day (maximum £6.30)
Special interest£1.1020p per day (maximum £4.20)
Sets of 4 or more items£4.4050p per day (maximum £10.50)
Audiobooks (CDs and Cassettes)
 Adult/Over 65/Under 16DisabledOverdue charges
1 or sets of 2 items£1.65As book loans, free for 3 weeks and up to 3 renewalsAdult: 30p per day
Sets of 3 or more items£2.75Over 65/Disabled: 20p per day
Children's titlesFree5 - 17: 5p per day
Music CDs
 Adult/ Over 65 / Under 18DisabledOverdue charges (all borrowers)
1 or sets of 2 items55pFirst 3 weeks free15p per day (maximum £2.10)
Sets of 3 more items£1.1020p per day (maximum £3.15)
Music Sets and Playsets
Hire chargeAll borrowers
Music: orchestral (per set)£6.60
Music: choral sets / 10 vocal scores or libretti£4.40
Penalty for sets returned late or with parts/copies missing£11.00
Replacement Tickets
AdultUnder 16
Fax (including VAT)
 Within UKBeyond UK
Per pageTransmission: £1.00 first page, 50p thereafter
Receipt: 50p
Transmission: £2.00 first page, 50p thereafter
Receipt: 50p
VAT is chargeable only where shown.
Please visit the Libraries Unlimited website for our latest Annual Report to find out more about library fees and expenditure.

Fees & Charges updated 1 Sept 2020

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