Fees and Charges

Most of the library lending and information services in East Dunbartonshire are free of charge for all to use. Charges for additional services and fines that apply are listed below.

Type of charge Rate of charge Concession rate
Audio items for hire 40p N/A
Audio items for hire by the registered visually-impaired Free Free
Computer Games hire £3 per week N/A
Computer printouts
Black & White (A4) 15p each N/A
Black & White (A3) 25p each N/A
Colour ( A4) 50p  N/A
Colour (A3) £1 N/A
DVDs £1.50 per week N/A
DVD boxed sets £4.50 per three weeks N/A
DVDs ( non-fiction) Free Free
DVDs with subtitles for the registered hearing impaired Free Free
Faxing - sending UK £1.50 (50p for subsequent pages) N/A
Faxing - receiving UK 50p per page N/A
Faxing - sending Europe £2.20 (80p for subsequent pages) N/A
Faxing - receiving Europe 80p per page N/A
Faxing - sending rest of the world £3 (£1.20 for subsequent pages)  
Faxing - receiving rest of the world £1.20 per page N/A
Fines (books)* 10p per item per day, with a maximum fine of £3.60 per item No fines
Fines (Computer games) 60p per day N/A
Fines (DVDs) 25p per item per day with a maximum fine of £9 per item  
Inter-library loans £5.65 on collection £2.80 on collection
Inter-library loans (loss of item) £75 N/A
Lost and damaged items (other than spoken word)
Less  than two years old Full price Half price
Two years old or more Half price Quarter price
Lost and damaged items (spoken word) £6.50 per CD N/A
Microfilm A4 print 40p N/A
Microfilm A3 print 80p N/A
Self service (A4) 15p each N/A
Self service (A3) 25p each N/A
Staff copying (A4) 30p each N/A
Staff copying (A3) 50p each N/A
Replacement library cards £2 N/A
Requests 60p administration charge 30p administration charge

*Children and young people under 16 do not pay charges on overdue books.

Concessions are available if you  receive any of the following benefits.
Bring along  proof of eligibility and staff can update your record.

  • Job Seekers Allowance/Universal Credit
  • Employment Support Allowance/Universal Credit
  • Income Support  / Universal Credit
  • Housing Benefit / Universal Credit
  • Council Tax Rebate / Reduction
  • Working Tax Credit / Universal Credit
  • Carer’s Allowance
  • Severe Disablement Allowance
  • Disability Living / Attendance Allowance/Personal Independence Payment
  • Long-Term Incapacity Benefit
  • War Disablement Pension
  • Widows / Widowed Parent / Bereavement Allowance