Library guidelines and information

Fees and charges

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Borrowing charges (per 3-week loan)

 0 to 11-year-olds15 to 17-year-oldsLeisure card
holders
Residents
over 65
ResidentsNon
residents
CDsN/A55p55pFree£1.05£1.60
Language courses materialN/A£1.55£1.55Free£3.05£5.25
Talking books, including PlayawaysN/A£1.05£1.05Free£2.05£3.15

Late returns and renewals

The following daily fines will be charged on all items that are borrowed on adult or student cards and are returneed or renewed late.

Non-payment of fines may lead to suspension from the library service. 

 0 to 11-year-olds15 to 17-year-oldsLeisure card
holders
Residents
over 65
ResidentsNon
residents
BooksN/A8p20p20p20p25p
Talking books, including PlayawaysN/A8p20p20p20p25p
CDsN/A8p20p20p20p25p
Language course materialsN/A8p20p20p20p25p


If you would like to receive free pre-overdue and overdue email or text reminders, please speak with a member of library staff. Courtesy overdue reminders are sent out 2 weeks and 5 weeks after the items are overdue. 

Please note: If, due to a technical error, you do not receive an overdue notification, you will still be liable for any fines subsequently accrued. 


Reservations

 0 to 11-year-olds15 to 17-year-oldsLeisure card
holders
Residents
over 65
ResidentsNon
residents
In-stock reservationsFreeFreeFreeFreeFree85p

Printing and photocopying

Print outs (per sheet)Black and white prints20p
 Colour prints40p
 CD ROM/microform prints30p
PhotocopiesBlack and white A410p
 Black and white A320p
 Colour A440p
 Colour A3£1.00

*Please ask for prices for other destinations.


Lost or damaged membership cards

 0 to 11-year-olds15 to 17-year-oldsLeisure card
holders
Residents
over 65
ResidentsNon
residents
Lost library card£1.05£1.05£2.05£2.05£2.05£2.20


If you are a resident and use your HillingdonFirst card as your membership card, the first replacement is free; each additional replacement is £5.


Lost or damaged items

If an item that you are borrowing is lost or damaged whilst on loan to you, you may be required to pay a cost of replacement.   

Page last updated: 08 Sep 2020