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fees and charges

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

Electronic Media Loan fees

Price Discounts Notes
DVD's - all other titles £1.00 A maximum of 5 DVD's for up to one week
DVD's - New Releases £2.00 A maximum of 5 DVD's for up to one week

Overdue and Replacement Charges

Price Notes
Replacement Library Card First replacement free, £2.00 for subsequent replacements. Under 15's will be charged on their 5th replacement.
Books and Audio overdue 20p per day Charges payable from aged 15+, maximum £20 per item.
DVD's Repeat of weekly hire charge Maximum £20.00 per item
Lost items Full replacement cost

Reservation Fees

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

Printing and Photocopying Charges

Black & White Coloured
1 A4 page 10p 25p
1 A3 page 20p 50p

How to pay

Please pay all fees and charges in cash or debit card. Please note overdue and lost items will be referred 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