Overdue and lost items

Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates

We are not charging late fees due to coronavirus. Once items are returned, any overdue charges and fines since 24 March 2020 will be automatically waived.

What we charge for

What we charge for

How we charge


Books and audiobooks

Per book

20p per day (up to a maximum of £15)

Books borrowed by teens and over 60s

Per book

5p per day (up to a maximum of £2)

Books borrowed on a child’s ticket

Per book

No fine

If we send a reminder letter

Per letter


If we send a reminder email

Per email


Lost items

What we charge for


Library card replacement (Adult)


Library card replacement (Teen/Child)


Books and other items

replacement cost


There are no fines for overdue eBooks and eAudiobooks as they are automatically removed from your smartphone, tablet or computer on their due date.

If you have a visual impairment or other disability, you may be exempt from overdue charges.