Bolton Library and Museum Services

Library Charges

Book Loans

Borrower

Charge per item

Loan duration

Overdue charge per day

Children (under 16)

 

FREE

21 days

Free

Adults (16-59)

 

FREE

21 days

20p

Adults (60+)

FREE

21 days

6p

 

 

Audio Visual Loans

Item

Borrower

Charge per item

Loan duration

Overdue charge per day

Talking  books

Children (under 16)

Free

21 days

Free

 

Adults (16-59)

Free

21 days

20p

 

Adults (60+)

Free

21 days

6p

 

Exempt borrowers

Free

21 days

As above

         
         
         

DVDs

All borrowers

£1

3 days

£1

         

Language courses

All borrowers

FREE

21 days

 

 

Reservation Fees

 Source

Charge

Bolton Libraries

Free

Outside Bolton Libraries

£5

  

 

 

 

Internet access

 

Charge

Duration

Adults and juniors Free First hour per day
£1 Per additional hour to a maximum of 3 hours per day

 

Photocopying and printing

Type

Cost

Quantity

A4 black and white 10p per page
A4 colour £1 per page
A3 black and white 20p per page
A3 colour £1.50 per page
A4 from microfilm 70p per page
A3 from microfilm £1.40 per page
Scanning 25p per scan

 

Fax services

Type

Cost

Quantity

Within the UK £1.50 per page
Europe £2 per page
Rest of world £3 per page
Received faxes 50p per page

 

Business information

Type

Cost

Quantity / Duration

Company reports 10p per sheet
Mailing list 10p per company
Mailing list admin fee (if compiled by library staff) £1 each
Research undertaken by staff Free Initial 20 minutes
£15 per additional half hour

 

Replacement ticket

Borrower

Cost

Adult (16+) £2
Child (under 16) £1

 

Replacement charges for lost or damaged items

Please ask at the library.

 

Overdue item notification charges

Postal charges are made for each overdue letter sent (2nd class). No charge is made for overdue notifications sent via SMS text message.

 

Reservation and overdue notifications by voice or text message

You can opt to have your overdue and reservations awaiting collection notifications sent to you via text, voice message or email.*

To take advantage of this service, please ask about our telephone and email messaging service on your next visit to the library.

If you have a mobile phone, you can choose to be notified by text message. If you have a land line, our system can contact you with an automated voice message.

 

For customers with land line numbers:

Ask staff to amend your record so that you receive automated voice message notifications.

 

For customers with mobile numbers:

Ask staff to amend your record so that you receive an SMS text message.

 

For customers with email addresses:

Ask staff to amend your record so that you receive an email message.

 

*Final overdue notifications will continue to be sent by post. Customers without a telephone will continue to receive notifications by post.

 

Room Bookings

Central Library

Room

Standard charge

Concessionary charge

Duration

Green Room £36  £18 Initial 3 hour slot
£12  £6 Per additional hour
Lecture Theatre £120 £60 Initial 3 hour slot
£40 £20 Per additional hour
Small Lecture Theatre Not currently available    
     
Meeting room Not currently available    
     
Learning Studio 1 Not currently available    
     
Learning Studio 2 Not currently available    
     

 

High Street Community Rooms

 

Room

Standard charge

Concessionary charge

Duration

Large room £50 £25 Initial 3 hour slot
£16.50 £8.50 Per additional hour
Smaller room £28 £14 Initial 3 hour slot
£9 £4.50 Per additional hour

 

Room equipment charges

 

Equipment type

Standard charge

Concessionary charge

Data projector / laptop / screen package £10 £5
Flipchart stand, paper and pens £5

£2.50