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Fees, fines and photocopying charges

Below is a list of our fees and charges for our libraries.

Checkout fees

Item Checkout fee
Books, videos, music scores, CD-ROMs No charge
CDs (music and language courses) £1.10 per three week period
DVDs £2 per week - category A titles
£1 per week category B titles
Spoken word on CD or cassette £1.10 per three week period
Spoken word on MP3 playaway £1.10 per three week period

Overdue charges

Item Initial charges Charge per week  Maximum charge
Books, videos, music scores 20p per day for first four days 60p £5 per item
Spoken word on CD or cassette, CDs (music and language courses), CD-ROMs 20p per day for first four days 60p £5 per item
Spoken word on MP3 playaway, DVDs 20p per day for first four days 60p £5 per item

Reservation charges

Item Reservation charge
Items reserved or requested in Hull libraries 70p per item
Items sourced through nationwide inter-library loan £7.50 reservation charge then £3 charge for each subsequent loan period 

Printing, photocopying and laminating

Item A4 (cost per page) A3 (cost per page)
Black and white printing 10p 20p
Colour printing 50p 75p
Black and white photocopying - self service at the History Centre 10p 20p
Black and white photocopying - library staff 30p 40p
Black and white photocopying - library staff in search room at the History Centre   25p 30p
Colour photocopying - self service 50p 75p
Colour photocopying - library staff £2 £2
Laminating £1 per sheet £2 per sheet


Item First page
Sent within UK £1 per page up to £5, then 50p per page
Sent outside UK £2 per page up to £6, then £1 per page
Incoming messages As outgoing messages

Other items

Item Cost per item
USB memory sticks At cost plus 20 per cent (see displayed notices)
Blank CD-R £1
Blank CD-RW £1.50
Magnifying sheets £2.50
Magnifying bookmarks £1.50


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