fees and charges

It is free to join your library, and many of our services are free.


Price Discounts Notes
DVD's - New Releases £2.00 A maximum of 5 DVD's for up to one week
DVD's - Standard (all other titles) £1.00 A maximum of 5 DVD's for up to one week
Compact Discs (CD's) 70p per week 40p per week A maximum of 5 CD's for up to one week

Overdue and Replacement Charges

Price Notes
Overdue Adult Books £0.20 per day Maximum £20.00
DVD'S Repeat of the hire charge Maximum £20.00
Replacement Library Card £2.00 First replacement library card free
Lost Items Full cost of replacement item

Printing fees

We offer both Black & White and Colour printing facilities. 


B&W A4 - 10p

B&W A3 - 20p

Colour A4 - 25p

Colour A3 - 50p

Black &White A4 - 10p per page; A3 - 20p per page
Colour A4 - 25p per page; A3 - £50p per page


Price Discounts Notes
Items in Stock in Greenwich Free
External Stock £1.00
Vocal Scores (per copy) 50p
NB - If you renew or reserve online, the appropriate charges will be added to your account

How to pay

All fees and charges can be paid in cash.  Please note any unpaid fees will be refered to a debt collection agency.   Enjoy the benefits of a single card for residents of the Royal Borough of Greenwich. The Greenwich One Card combines your library and leisure centre membership in one card and provides many exciting discounts in and around the borough. To find out more and apply visit our Greenwich One Card page www.better.org.uk/onecard.

Discounted charges

Discounts on library charges are available to Royal Greenwich residents who are living in the Royal Borough and are:

  • over 60
  • a full-time student
  • have a Higher Saver GreenwichCard
  • This discount is applicable only in Greenwich centres