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Library charges

 

OVERDUE CHARGES - Stock

Period

Charge

per Item

Max. per Item

Adult Books

per day

25p

£10.00

Children's Books

per day

10p

£3.00

Cassettes - Single

per day

25p

£8.00

Cassettes - Set 3-6

per day

25p

£10.00

Cassettes - Set 7+

per day

25p

£12.00

Children's CD - story/teen

per day

10p

£4.00

CD - Single

per day

55p

£12.00

CD - Set

per day

55p

£15.00

DVDs

per day

£1.20

£15.00

Toy Library - Small Items

per day

15p

£6.00

Toy Library - Large, Musical Items & Equipment

per day

40p

£15.00

 

 

 

 

LOAN CHARGES

 

 

Discounts for YRP

 

 

 

A

(10%)

B, C, D

(50%)

Cassettes - 1-2

3 weeks

60p

54p

30p

Cassettes - Set 3-6

3 weeks

90p

81p

45p

Cassettes - Set 7+

3 weeks

£1.80

£1.62

90p

CD - Single

3 weeks

50p

45p

25p

CD - Set 2-6

3 weeks

£2.00

£1.80

£1.00

CD - Set 7+

3 weeks

£3.00

£2.70

£1.50

DVDs - 1-2

1 week

£2.50

£2.25

£1.25

DVDs - 3-6

1 week

£4.00

£3.60

£2.00

DVDs - 7+

1 week

£4.00

£3.60

£2.00

Children's DVDs

1 week

1.00

90p

50p

Children's CD Story/Teen

3 weeks

No Charge

Audio Visual Subscription (unlimited)

Per year

£50.00

RESERVATION CHARGES

 

 

Adult books in stock

 

60p

Children's Items in stock

 

Free

Not in stock - non BL

item

£3.50

Items from the British Library

 

£8.00

Periodical Articles

 

£4.00 + Photocopying

 

 

 

CONCESSIONS

 

 

Mobile Services

 

No Charges

Spoken Word

 

No LOAN charges for Registered blind or partially sighted customers.

LOST AND DAMAGED ITEMS

CHARGES PER ITEM

AN ADDITIONAL ADMIN FEE WILL BE ADDED TO THE CHARGES BELOW

£5.00 per item

NON-REFUNDABLE

Any damage resulting in withdrawal of an item. (Item offered to customer)

Full replacement cost

+ £5 Admin Fee

Books in print

Full cost of replacement

+ £5 Admin Fee

Vocal Sets

Full cost of replacement

+ £5 Admin Fee

British Library Items

BL charge + £5 Admin Fee

Out of Print Books

£15.00 + £5 Admin Fee

CDs single or sets 1-2 - Replacement cost

£10.00 + £5 Admin Fee

CD sets 3-6 - Replacement cost

£20.00 + £5 Admin Fee

CD sets 7+ - Replacement cost

£25.00 + £5 Admin Fee

DVDs - Replacement cost

£20.00 + £5 Admin Fee

Videos - Replacement cost

£15.00 + £5 Admin Fee

Cassette sets 1-2 - Replacement cost

£10.00 + £5 Admin Fee

Cassette sets 3-6 - Replacement cost

£20.00 + £5 Admin Fee

Cassette sets 7+ - Replacement cost

£25.00 + £5 Admin Fee

Children's cassettes - Replacement cost

£ 5.00 + £5 Admin Fee

Charges made for the following damage

No Admin Fee Applicable

Babies' Boardbooks

No charge

Page damaged at the front, not affecting issue, e.g. scribbling or tears

£1.00

Damage to plastic jacket - torn or exposed to heat to such an extent that it affects issue

£1.00

Loss of inserts, e.g. booklet,map or libretti

£2.50

Inlays - Cassette/CD/DVD/Video

£5.00 each

Broken or lost cases - Cassette/CD/DVD/Video

60p per case

 

 

Reader's Tickets (replacement library card)

£3.00

 

 

WITHDRAWN STOCK SALES

(guide prices):

Charge per Item

Adult Non-Fiction (hardback & paperback)

£1.25

Adult Paperback Fiction

75p

Children's Non-fiction & Fiction

50p

Reference

As priced

Spoken Word CD & Cassette

£1.00

Adult Cassette

50p

Children's Cassette

20p

CD

50p

DVD

£1.00

PERFORMANCE SETS SERVICE

Period

Charges

 

RBC Residents:

 

 

Drama Sets

(Overdue charges per item - see section 1 Adult Books)

 

Booking fee for drama sets from other authorities

12 weeks

Free

 

 

 

£3.00 per set

Vocal Sets held by Reading Library

(Overdue charges:

£5.00 per vocal set

£1.00 per vocal set if set returned incomplete)

1 month

£5.00 per set (of up to 20 copies)

Non-RBC Residents:

 

 

Drama Sets

(Overdue charges per item - see section 1 Adult Books)

Booking fee for drama sets from other authorities

12 weeks

£5.00 per title

 

 

£3.00 per set

Vocal Sets

(Overdue charges:

£5.00 per vocal set

£1.00 per vocal set if set returned incomplete)

1 month

£10.00 per set (of up to 20 copies)

BOOK CLUB SERVICE

Period

Charge per item

RBC Residents:

 

 

Subscription Fee

Annual

£20.00

Book Club Set (overdue charges - see Section 1 Adult Books)

8 weeks

Free

Non-RBC Residents:

 

 

Subscription Fee

Annual

£30.00

Book Club Set (overdue charges - see Section 1 Adult Books)

8 weeks

£5.00 per set

PHOTOCOPYING & PRINTING

Per page

These charges include VAT at the standard rate.

 

Self-Service Photocopying

A4

A4 double sided

 

15p

30p

Self-Service Printing

A4 black & white

A4 colour

 

15p

30p

Serviced Photocopying & Printing

Subject to copyright.

A4 black & white

A4 colour

A3 black & white

 

Service charge on each transaction of up to 25

Copies (in addition to the charges per page)

 

Postage and packing will be added if required

 

 

50p

50p

50p

 

Service Charge

£5.00

 

Cost

LOCAL STUDIES CHARGES

CHARGE

Printing from Microfilm -These charges include VAT at the standard rate.

 

Printing from Microform (Self Service) - (Printing from fiche only is currently available on a self-service basis.)

 

A4 print

50p per sheet

A3 print

£1.00 per sheet

Printing from Microform (Serviced)

 

A4 copies

£1.00 per sheet + £5.00 per film handling charge

A3 copies

£1.00 per sheet + £5.00 per film handling charge

Postage and packing will be added if required

Cost

 

 

Local Illustrations of copies of Images

 

These charges include VAT at the standard rate.

 

Electronic (by e-mail)

£3.00 per image

High Resolution Re-Scanning

£2.00 per image

Printed - glossy photographic paper

£5.00 per image

Postage and packing will be added if required

Cost

Camera License

£5.00 per day

Research

 

These charges include VAT at the standard rate.

 

Local studies information - about the kinds of material in the collection, whether material on particular people, places and topics is held, whether a particular item is held, and where to look for sources beyond the collection.

 

Free Service

 

Research service for local studies and genealogical enquiries received from customers by letter, telephone, fax and e-mail.

Includes searching resources in the library.

£10 minimum charge for first half hour.

Further research time and fees by arrangement

Postage and packing will be added if required

Cost

Charges for the Publication of Illustrations

By negotiation with the Local Studies Specialist.

The fee includes VAT at the standard rate.

Copyright

Under the Copyright, Designs & Patents Act, 1988, the copyright on published illustrations subsists for the life of the artist or photographer plus 70 years. In the case of unpublished photographs, copyright subsists for the life of the photographer plus 50 years.

Permission can be given for the copying of an illustration only where the illustration is out of copyright, or Reading Borough Libraries owns the copyright, or where Reading Borough Libraries has a pre-existing agreement with the copyright owner that the illustration may be copied for the purposes of private research and study.

 

Where Reading Borough Libraries is unable to give permission, it will not allow copying unless either (a) the customer wanting the copy has written permission from the copyright owner for Reading Borough Libraries to make copies, or have copies made, for supply to the customer, or (b) the customer wanting the copy can supply written proof that they have taken all reasonable steps to contact the copyright owner and that they have failed.

Publication

A reproduction fee is payable where the copied illustration is to be published, broadcast, or displayed in an area to which the public has access. The fee is in addition to any fees for copying illustrations. It is not payable if the illustrations are for private use or enjoyment.

Acknowledgement

Wherever possible, Reading Borough Libraries should be acknowledged as the source of the illustration.

Copies of Publications in Lieu of Payment

If the illustrations to be copied are to be published in print, on film, on video, CD-ROM or DVD, if Reading Borough Libraries is interested in obtaining copies of the publication, it may waive the reproduction fee in exchange for a copy or copies of the publication.

Levels of Charging

To firms and corporations using illustrations in books, magazines, calendars, advertising, television programmes, videos, CD-ROMS or DVDs, with the intention of making a profit or as part of their normal business activities, the charge is £50. To individuals and societies using illustrations for non-profit making purposes, the charge is £6.

These charges may be reduced or waived if Reading Public Libraries will derive good publicity, or if we wish to obtain the end product for the Library stock and are offered goods in lieu of payment.

Study Carrels

 

10am to 1pm

1pm till closing time

£2.00

£2.00

TOYS

 

Annual membership for Registered Childminders. Voluntary sector nurseries, playgroups, toddler groups, after school clubs, play schemes/holiday clubs.

Entitlement - a three weekly loan of 10 items including 1 very large item. Very large items have a charge of £3.00.

Overdue charges apply

£15.00

Annual membership for parents, grandparents and carers who look after a child at home for no momentary reward.

Entitlement - a three weekly loan of 10 items at the rates below.

Overdue charges apply

 

£5.00

Loan charge of very large item

£3.00

Loan charge of large item

£1.50

Loan charge of small items

50p

Annual membership for LEA primary & nursery schools and fee paying private or independently run schools & nurseries

Entitlement - a termly loan of 1 very large item and 9 smaller items.

Overdue charges apply.

 

£75.00

Central Library Gallery Area

Hire to community groups only

£35.00

 

Library Display Panels

Hire to community groups only

£5.00

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